The Master of Arts in Teaching is a program of study to prepare candidates for teacher licensure in Arkansas. Candidates who complete the program of study may be recommended to Arkansas Department of Education for licensure as teachers in the grade ranges and content areas listed below:

Middle Childhood, grades 4 - 8
Secondary Education, grades 7 - 12

Business, Life/Earth Science
English, Physical/Earth Science
Mathematics, Physical Education, Wellness and Leisure
Social Studies, Music (Instrumental & Vocal)

If you are pursuing a degree via the Master or Arts in Teaching program or the Master of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Non-Traditional licensure program, you must submit your official ACT scores. You must achieve scores, at minimum, of 19 in Reading, 19 in Mathematics, and complete the Writing subtest. You must complete this submission of ACT scores prior to the completion of the first 12 hours of the respective program of study to continue in the program.  You will not be admitted to Graduate Candidacy without these scores.


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