Academic Regalia


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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. 

Cords, stoles, and medallions may be worn.  Decoration on caps is permitted.

Ordering Regalia (Cap & Gown) Information: 

On the day of the ceremony, if you have forgotten or misplaced any of your regalia, please know that a representative from the ATU Bookstore will be onsite at Tucker Coliseum and in the ATU Bookstore, Young Bldg., 209 West O Street, if you need to purchase these items again.  

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

Doctor of Education - School Leadership
Educational Specialist - Educational Leadership
Master of Education - Educational Leadership
Master of Education - Instructional Technology
Master of Education - K-12 Literary
Master of Education - School Counseling & Leadership
Master of Education - Special Education K-12
Master of Education - Teaching, Learning, & Leadership
Master of Science - Applied Sociology
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 - Strength and Conditioning Studies
Master of Business Administration - Business Administration
Master of Science in Nursing - Administration
Master of Engineering
Master of Arts - English
Master of Arts - English with TESL Option
Master of Arts - History
Master of Arts - Multimedia Journalism
Master of Arts - Teaching
Master of Arts - Teach English to Speakers of Other Languages
Master of Liberal Arts - Communications Concentration
Master of Liberal Arts - Fine Arts Concentration
Master of Liberal Arts - Social Sciences Concentration