Housed within the Department of Psychology and Counseling in the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, the program emphasizes the professional identity of school psy
The mission of the 60-hour specialist-level NASP-approved School Psychology M.S. Program at the University of Central Arkansas is to prepare entry-level school psychologists to apply scientifically-based psychological and educational principles and practices in all dimensions of their professional work. Graduates of the program are expected to be reflective and competent professionals committed to the increased understanding of human behavior, continuing professional development, best practices in school psychology, cultural respect and diversity, and ethical standards of professional practice as articulated by the American Psychological Association (APA) and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)....
The Mental Health Counseling Program is designed so that it may serve as a terminal degree or as a foundation for prospective doctoral students. Many graduates from this
The Mental Health Counseling Program is designed so that it may serve as a terminal degree or as a foundation for prospective doctoral students. Many graduates from this program establish private practices or work in various mental health centers, community agencies, and hospitals. The program consists of sixty (60) semester hours of coursework including a one-semester internship. Graduates can become Licensed Professional Counselors through the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling.
Student Learner Outcomes
Graduates of the program will have knowledge of a variety of counseling theories & therapeutic techniques and be able to demonstrate their appropriate use with various populations.
Graduates of the program will have gained sufficient knowledge of ethical and professional standards of care to effectively engage in a therapeutic relationship within a counseling setting.
Graduates of the program will have received adequate training to enable them to become Licensed Professional Counselors in the state of Arkansas.
Graduates of the program will successfully enter the mental health profession.
Deadline for application to the Department of Psychology & Counseling is January 15 annually. Late applications will only be considered if all positions are not filled.
Application to the UCA Graduate School – at least three weeks before department application deadline:
Online application and fee payment
Scores for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) – general test
Official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate coursework
Application to the Mental Health Counseling program:
Mental Health Counseling Program Application – hard copy of program application form
The Department of Emergency Management (EM) at Arkansas Tech University offers a solid background in emergency management and homeland security skills such as preparednes
The Department of Emergency Management (EM) at Arkansas Tech University offers a solid background in emergency management and homeland security skills such as preparedness, mitigation, response, recovery, prevention, protection, and strategic collaboration. There is a growing demand for professionals educated in emergency management for the private business sector, education, and various government agencies and organizations at all levels-local, state, regional, national, and international.
This program may be completed online.
This degree offers a specialized program both for existing career professionals in the discipline and for those seeking the diverse employment opportunities available in this evolving career field. The curriculum applies a multidisciplinary approach targeting the principles of emergency management along with state-of-the-art technologies. The EMHS Program Director acts as faculty advisor to each student admitted to the EMHS degree program....