Graduate Programs

This page contains information about the graduate programs offered by the UCA College of Education. For information about the UCA Graduate School, please visit their website at

The UCA College of Education offers many online programs including: school/district leadership, school counseling, library-media, instructional technology, literacy/dyslexia, gifted and talented, special education, teacher leadership, college student personnel administration, and an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Leadership.

UCA also has a large MAT program for post-baccalaureate candidates who want to pursue entry into the teaching profession by earning an initial teacher license in K-6, middle level, special education, or a relevant secondary education content area.

Some online programs do have minimal face-to-face requirements (such as program and/or class orientation meetings). Please see the program webpage for more information regarding those specific requirements.

Traditional Programs

Online Programs


* Current CAEP Accredited Program
** 2027 CAEP Accreditation Cycle

EdS – Education Specialist
GC – Graduate Certificate
MS – Master of Science
MSE – Master of Science in Education
PMC – Post Master’s Certificate