Arkansas Masters in Education Programs

(found programs from 12 schools)

New teachers in Arkansas get the opportunity to learn from their colleagues on the job before they become professionally licensed teachers. The state's newly licensed teachers must complete between one and three years of mentoring before they can take the Praxis III in order to earn a standard teacher's license. Mentor teachers earn a little extra money each semester, but the real benefit comes from being labeled a school's most distinguished educator. Mentor teachers are also given free continuing education to meet state requirements. Although teachers do not need master's degrees to become mentors, the knowledge and skills they can earn in a master's program will better prepare them to help novice teachers navigate the world of education.

The University of Arkansas is a large university that spans 11 campuses. In Little Rock, students can earn a Master of Education in teaching gifted and talented students. The Pine Bluff campus also contains a number of master's programs. Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas also offers the master's with licensure option alongside the traditional master's in education degree. At Harding, a Christian University, students can learn to integrate their faith with their careers. Another university, Arkansas Tech of Russellville, offers a master's of education program that may allow conditional admission to students who do not technically meet admission requirements but who have the potential to do well in classes.


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