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Master of Arts in Higher Education University of Arkansas At Little Rock

USA

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Summary

The School of Education has as a primary mission to prepare P-12 classroom teachers and higher education leaders within Arkansas as well as the region. The mission of the School of Education is to make scholarly and professional contributions to the communities in central Arkansas as well as the academic community more broadly. We commit our combined resources and expertise to promoting best practices in the broad range of educational contexts we represent as well as to the discovery and communication of knowledge in the field of education. We are dedicated to promoting and supporting learning communities that are diverse and equitable and that approach problem solving with both innovation and collaboration.

The Master of Arts degree in higher education is designed for those individuals who are interested in entering or expanding their potential for attaining leadership positions in the field of higher education. Graduates of the program are prepared to function effectively in a variety of positions in the fields of College Student Affairs and Health Professions Education in two-and four-year institutions of higher education.

College Student Affairs Concentration

The College Student Affairs concentration is designed for individuals who have special interest in college students and the higher education environments that affect their development. In addition, this program enables working professionals to increase their skills, knowledge, and abilities to compete for professional positions of increasing responsibility and scope. Program graduates are prepared to assume a wide range of administrative and professional roles in the fields of student life and student services.

The Two-Year College Teaching Concentration

The Two-Year College Teaching concentration is designed for those who are currently employed as faculty members in two-year colleges or those who aspire to such positions. It includes a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching cognate field plus other required and elective courses that allow students to develop stronger faculty expertise.

Health Professions Concentration

The Health Professions concentration will provide the conceptual framework and skills for graduates to engage in the scholarship of teaching as related to the education of current and future pharmacists, physicians, nurses, health related professionals, and public health workers in Arkansas. Using an interdisciplinary combination of resources from the UALR Higher Education graduate program and UAMS as a nationally recognized academic health center within close proximity, students will learn to deliver high-quality health professions education and gain practical experience to link empirical research and evidence-based decision making to design more effective instructional practices and measure student learning.

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Full Time (Total Program Hours: 36)

Tuition fees

USD $725 per credit hour

From

21 Jan, 26 May, 24 Aug

Venue

College of Education and Health Professions

2801 S University Avenue,

LITTLE ROCK,

Arkansas,

72204, United States

Entry requirement for international students

Graduate Record Exam score of at least 800 (old GRE Score) / 286 (new GRE score verbal and quantitative scores combined), 146 verbal and 140 quantitative or 3.0 writing, or Miller Analogies Test score of at least 396. Tests must be taken within the last 5 years.

Original transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended reflecting an undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

All international students must provide an official score on either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS).

On the TOEFL, applicants must achieve a score of 525 on the paper-based test, 197 on the computer-based version, or 71 on the Internet-based version.

On the IELTS, all applicants must make at least a 6.5.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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