Academic Regalia

Traditional academic regalia shall be worn by the student during commencement.  Undergraduate attire will consist of the traditional black gown and cap with tassel.  Master’s attire will consist of the traditional black gown with closed sleeves, cap with tassel and hood with the degree and Arkansas Tech University colors. 

No decorations, writings, necklaces, braids, pins, cords, medallions or other items other than the Arkansas Tech University gold honors, green Tradition Keepers cord, and University Honors Program medallion shall be worn or placed on the academic regalia. 

Students will order their academic regalia through the Bookstore on campus or online.

For all academic purposes, the hood colors (for Master's students) associated with the different degrees are as follows:

Light Blue

Master of Education - Elementary Education
Master of Education - Secondary Education
Master of Education - School Counseling & Leadership
Master of Education - Educational Leadership
Master of Education - Instructional Improvement
Master of Education - Teaching, Learning, & Leadership
Educational Specialist - Educational Leadership

 

Gold Hood

Master of Science - College Student Personnel
Master of Science - Emergency Management & Homeland Security
Master of Science - Fisheries & Wildlife Biology
Master of Science - Health Informatics
Master of Science - Information Technology
Master of Science - Psychology
Master of Science Business Administration - Business Administration

 

Apricot Hood

Master of Science in Nursing - Administration

 


Orange Hood

Master of Engineering

 

White Hood

Master of Arts - English
Master of Arts - English with TESL Option
Master of Arts - History
Master of Arts - Multimedia Journalism
Master of Arts - Spanish
Master of Arts - Teach English to Speakers of Other Languages

 

Brown Hood

Master of Liberal Arts - Communications Concentration
Master of Liberal Arts - Fine Arts Concentration
Master of Liberal Arts - Social Sciences Concentration