What will I learn?

The School of Counseling, Human Performance & Rehabilitation (CHPR) provides quality education to a heterogeneous student body at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The school is oriented to meeting the personnel needs of educational institutions and service providers in Arkansas and the nation by offering a strong emphasis on professional education with a practical application in each program.

The school offers undergraduate degree programs that prepare community ASL-English interpreters for persons who are deaf, deaf-blind, or hard of hearing The Health Education and Performance and Sport Management undergraduate and graduate degree programs educate students as health professionals in community health agencies, health maintenance organizations, business and industry, wellness programs, and also to prepare students for a K-12 teaching licensure in Physical Education and Health.

The Associate of Science degree requires 60 hours and is designed to develop American Sign Language skills for students who are interested in applying their skills to a future career and those pursuing careers in ASL-English interpretation. Course work provides students with the knowledge of American Sign Language, English–based signing systems, and Deaf Culture. This program includes a service-learning project with individuals who are Deaf to foster meaningful language interaction and involvement in the Deaf Community.

Which department am I in?

College of Education and Health Professions

Study options

Full Time (60 hours)

Tuition fees
US$21,779.60 per year
Application deadline

Expected July, November 2022

Start date

Expected January, August 2022


College of Education and Health Professions

2801 S University Avenue,



72204, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to have TOEFL score of 525 on paper-based.

For international students

First-time freshmen students must have any high school and post-secondary school transcripts, accompanied by English translations. Minimum cumulative high school GPA: 2.5 out of 4.0. TOEFL: 525 Paper-based, 61 Internet-based; IELTS: 6.0.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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