Master of Education in School Counseling & Leadership



Candidates interested in pursuing an Arkansas school counselor license are served through the School Counseling and Leadership program. The curriculum consists of 17 hours of leadership core courses and 28 hours of school counseling specialty courses.

Practical activities representative of situations school personnel face on a daily basis have been integrated into the coursework. Students will enter into the program as cohorts.


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Requirements for Unconditional Admission
  1. Applicants must hold a standard teaching license or a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in psychology, rehabilitation science, or sociology. Related fields will be examined on an individual basis.

  2. Applicants not holding a standard teaching license (non-traditional applicants) must take and pass the Praxis 1: PPST (if taken and passed before 9/1/13) OR the new CORE exams (5712, 5722, 5372) that replaced Praxis I as of September 1, 2013. Non- traditional applicants may substitute the GRE for the Praxis Core if they already hold a master’s degree (or higher) and meet the listed Arkansas cut score(s) upon making application to the program.

  3. Applicants must meet the admission requirements for Graduate College.

  4. Approval from the Program Director.
Where Can I Get More Information About the School Counseling & Leadership Program?

Center for Leadership and Learning
227 State Road 333 South
Russellville, AR 72802
Phone: (479) 498-6022
Fax: (479) 498-6075



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