Master of Education

School Counseling and Leadership

Program Director: Dr. Pam Dixon

Nationally accredited by the National Council of Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE) Now Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

The mission of the Center for Leadership and Learning is to prepare, through a performance-based system, school leadership teams (administrators, counselors, teachers) with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to work collaboratively to develop a professional learning community focused on student success.

The Master of Education, School Counseling and Leadership is designed to prepare candidates for a degree and eligibility for Arkansas licensure as a school counselor leader. The degree program of study consists of 17 hours of school leadership core courses and 28 hours of school counseling specialty courses. Authentic classroom experiences, representative of daily situations school leaders encounter, are integrated into courses. The School Counseling and Leadership program is designed for degree completion within three years. Individuals will be entered into the program as cohorts.

Interested individuals must first apply and be accepted to the Arkansas Tech University Graduate College.

Complete the on-line graduate application form

  1. Request official transcripts from each college or university attended.

  2. Furnish proof of immunity against measles and rubella by sending proof of two (2) MMR immunization shots for persons born after January 1, 1957.

  3. Pay a non-refundable application fee of $25

  4. Send records to: Arkansas Tech University Graduate College: 1507 North Boulder Avenue, Tomlinson 113, Russellville, AR 72801. Fax # (479) 964.0542 or Email: