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School of Education Graduate Programs

The mission of the School of Education Graduate Programs is to offer advanced programs in professional education that lead to improved classroom instruction and prepares responsible, productive citizens, and prospective change agents in the field of education with the knowledge, skills and disposition that will enable them to meet the educational challenges of an ever-changing educational field. The major function of the School of Education Graduate Programs is the advanced preparation of teachers for the improvement of classroom instruction in preschool through high school.

Degree Programs

 
Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Board Range
  • Elementary Level Education
  • Middle-Level Education
  • Secondary Level Education
Master of Education
Master of Education in Elementary Education
Master of Education in Physical Education
  • Teacher Licensure Option
  • Non-Licensure Option, Sport Programming
Master of Education in Secondary Education
  •  English Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Studies Education
Master of Education in Physical Education-Non Licensure Track, Sport Programming
The School of Education Graduate Programs is one of the three graduate programs in the Division of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education.

Graduate program admission requirements

Regular Admission

 GRE Requirement Other Requirements
Master of Arts in Teaching
  • School of Education Application
  • Two transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Letter of Interest
  • Two reference letters
  • Resume`
  • Interview with Admission, Retention, & Exit Committee
  • Minimum 3.00 GPA
  • No teacher license required

Verbal Reasoning: 151
Quantitative Reasoning: 153
Analytical Writing: 4

PRAXIS Content Passage
School Employment Letter
Background Check
State Requirements for Licensure
M.ED. Elementary Education
  • School of Education Application
  • Two transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Letter of Interest
  • Two reference letters
  • Resume`
  • Interview with Admission, Retention, & Exit Committee
  • 2.75 overall GPA or 3.0 for last 60 hours
  • Teacher licensure required
 Verbal Reasoning: 151
Quantitative Reasoning: 153
Analytical Writing: 4
 PRAXIS Scores
M.ED. Secondary Education
  • School of Education Application
  • Two transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Letter of Interest
  • Two reference letters
  • Resume`
  • Interview with Admission, Retention, & Exit Committee
  • 2.75 overall GPA or 3.0 for last 60 hours
  • Teacher licensure required
 Verbal Reasoning: 151
Quantitative Reasoning: 153
Analytical Writing: 4
PRAXIS Scores
M.ED. Physical Education
  • School of Education Application
  • Two transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Letter of Interest
  • Two reference letters
  • Resume`
  • Interview with Admission, Retention, & Exit Committee
  • 2.75 overall GPA or 3.0 for last 60 hours
  • Teacher licensure required
  • Non-license, Sport Programming does not require teacher licensure
 Verbal Reasoning: 151
Quantitative Reasoning: 153
Analytical Writing: 4
Teaching Option - PRAXIS Scores required

Non-Teaching, Sport Programming - PRAXIS not required

Conditional Admission

The candidate may be admitted conditionally based on not meeting all requirements for Regular Admission. The candidate can be approved to take up to 12 hours prior to being formally admitted into the program.  The candidate must have a 3.0 GPA in the 12 hours to be considered for Regular Admission.





Contact Us

Dr. Bruce McGowan Ms. Kaidra Dockett Dr. Adrienne Robinson
Interim Graduate Coordinator Administrative Specialist II Associate Professor/Rehabilitation Coordinator
Graduate Programs Graduate Programs Graduate Programs
(870) 575-8248 (870) 575-8058 (870) 575-8242
mcgowanb@uapb.edu dockettk@uapb.edu robinsonam@uapb.edu