Course Descriptions


Program Director:
Dr. Pam Dixon


Master of Education School Counseling
and Leadership

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

Center for Leadership and Learning (CLL) Mission
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.

Master of Education, School Counseling and Leadership (COUN)
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 speciality 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.

Application to the Center for Leadership and Learning
School Counseling and Leadership Degree Program of Study

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 transcripts and MMR records  to:
    Arkansas Tech University Graduate College
    1507 North Boulder Avenue
    Tomlinson 113
    Russellville, AR 72801  (479)968.0398 or