What will I learn?

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in School Counseling and Leadership is designed to prepare candidates for licensure as school counselors. The program consists of 17 hours of leadership core courses and 28 hours of school counseling specialty courses. Practical activities representative of situations school personnel face on a daily basis have been integrated into the coursework. The program will provide opportunities for outstanding individuals to earn Arkansas school counselor licensure. Students will enter into the program as cohorts.

Which department am I in?

Graduate College

Study options

Full Time (45 semester hours)

Tuition fees
US$10,224.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, August 2022


Graduate College

1507 North Boulder Avenue,

Tomlinson Hall 113,



72801, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must meet a minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 2.85. Applicants must have completed either undergraduate courses in PE 4033 Exercise Physiology and PE 3663 Kinesiology/Biomechanics with grades of “B” or higher or the leveling courses PE 5013 Structural and Mechanical Kinesiology Concepts and PE 5023 Applied Physiology Concepts with grades of “B” or higher.

For international students

Students must have completion of a 4-year bachelor's degree program.

An EIKEN score of Grade Pre-1.

A minimum score of 58 on the PTE (Pearson Test of English)

A minimum score of 550 on the written TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), 213 on the computerized TOEFL or 79 on the Internet-based TOEFL

A minimum score of 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

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