Dean's Message

DR. Tim Carter


Welcome to the College of Education and Health at Arkansas Tech University. Our goal is to help you grow as a future professional in your expertise, collaborative skills, and innovative thought. Whether you have chosen to pursue a career in health, education, and/or leadership, our expectation is for you to become a successful and innovative professional in the communities in which you serve.

In order to help prepare you for your future, we have designed programs of study that are collaborative, engaging, and innovative. In your programs of study, you will have opportunity to work with faculty, who excel in teaching, research, and service.

In addition, within our programs of study, you will have opportunity to complete field experiences at a variety of sites and work alongside a number of professionals in your chosen field. Our faculty, staff, and administrators are committed to excellence and continuous improvement in all we do.

I encourage you to engage fully in your academic endeavors within the College of Education and Health and within the broader university. By the time you complete your program of studies, you will be prepared to positively impact communities locally, regionally, and globally. As a first step in learning more about the College of Education and Health, please become part of our social media community through Facebook, X (formerly, Twitter), and Instagram. 

Again, we are pleased to have you in the College of Education and Health for this important time of professional preparation in your life. Feel free to reach out to us if you need any assistance or additional information.

Dr. Tim Carter
Dr. Tim Carter
Interim Dean, ATU College of Education and Health     
Phone: (479) 964-3217