Non-Traditional Licensure

Meet October's featured graduate student: Tiffany Nance, Pursuing the MED -Teaching, Learning, & Leadership - Non-Traditional Licensure

Master of Education, Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Non-Traditional Licensure

The MTLL-NTL program is designed for individuals with a Bachelor's degree who are looking for an alternative route to Arkansas Teacher Licensure. In addition to Teacher Licensure completion of the program will provide the student with a Master of Education, Teaching, Learning, and Leadership.


  1. Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university with a GPA of 2.5 or above, or at least a 3.0 in your last 30 hours.
  2. Admission to ATU Graduate College ($25 application fee)
  3. Official Transcript
  4. Completion of Praxis I and II. Contact Program Advisor for more information.
  5. Immunization Records
  6. Contact advisor to establish an appointment time for the initial program interview and acceptance:
    1. Advisor Dr. Rebecca Shopfner, CLL Office#: (479)498-6022, Office #: (479)968-0207, Email:

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