Arkansas Masters in Education

Continuing education is important for those who wish to advance, and remain, in the Arkansas school system. More than 44 percent of all Arkansas teachers have their master’s degrees. In addition, all certified public school employees must complete 60 hours of professional development each year. This development time can include up to two graduate-level college courses, which would count as 30 development hours total.

Growing teachers help make growing students. By continuing in your own education, you’ll be able to better help Arkansas students advance in theirs.

Find Schools offering Masters Degree Programs in Education

Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program. You'll learn new strategies and techniques for your classroom while expanding your knowledge and skills as an educator.

Programs:

  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Social Studies
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Common Core State Standards Instructional Leader
  • M.Ed. in Career and Technical Education
  • And more...

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*

Programs:

  • MS in Education (for Existing Teachers Grades K-12)
  • MA in Teaching (for Aspiring Teachers Grades 5-12)
Arkansas State University
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Science in Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Leadership
  • Reading
  • Middle Level Education
  • Early Childhood Education

36 credit hours or 18-24 months

$240/credit hour

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Arkansas Tech University
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Education
  • Educational Leadership
  • Elementary Education
  • Teaching, Learning, and Leadership
  • Secondary Education

36 credit hours or 18-24 months

$207/credit hour

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Harding University
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership

38 credit hours or 24 months

$584/credit hour

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Henderson State University
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Science in Education
  • Educational Leadership
  • Special Education
  • Advanced Instructional Studies

36 credit hours or 18-24 months

$231/credit hour

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John Brown University – Flagstaff
  • Master of Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Teacher as Leader

36 credit hours or 18-24 months

$495/credit hour

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Southern Arkansas University
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Special Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education

30-36 credit hours or 24 months

$275/credit hour

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University of Arkansas – Fayetteville
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Educational Leadership
  • Elementary Education
  • Higher Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Childhood Education

33 credit hours or 18-24 months

$294/credit hour

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University of Arkansas – Little Rock
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Special Education
  • Middle Childhood Education

36 credit hours or 24 months

$258/credit hour

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University of Arkansas – Monticello
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Middle Childhood Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

30 credit hours or 18-24 months

$560/credit hour

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University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Secondary Education

36 credit hours or 24 months

$160/credit hour

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University of Central Arkansas
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Middle Childhood Education
  • Secondary Education

36 credit hours or 24 months

$537/credit hour

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