Welcome to the "College of the Caring Professions." Everything we do is filtered through the lens of one guiding principle — WE CARE — which stands for Wellness and Education Commitment to Arkansas Excellence. The college is committed to producing impactful research that improves people’s lives, increasing transformative learning opportunities for students, and engaging in meaningful partnerships across Arkansas and beyond. Visit wecare.uark.edu to learn about our goals, strategies, and action items. Whether you’re interested in a career in health or education, we invite you to join us as we advance growth and innovation in your field.

Dean Kate Mamiseishvili

A Caring College

The We Care initiative furthers the College’s three priorities, revolving around tangible ways faculty and staff can collaborate across campus and the state to address complex education and health challenges.

We care for all communities in Arkansas and beyond by advancing impactful research, engaging in meaningful partnerships, and empowering caring professionals in education and health.

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Leading with Care

The Latest News about the College

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The Leading with Care website posts top stories about the College's students, faculty and alumni from now back to 2005.

Yearly Roundup

Cover of the 2022 Leading with Care magazineOur College's annual magazine, Leading with Care, highlights our outstanding students, faculty and alumni who exemplify the caring professions.

The College

We change lives. Our teachers, nurses, counselors and other professionals make the world a better place every day. Come join nearly 5,500 students in our internationally recognized programs.

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We equip our students to pursue fulfilling careers in nursing, teaching, counseling, athletic training, speech-language pathology and many other caring professions.

Find Your Calling

Research & Outreach

We are a top-tier research institution with millions of dollars in federal funding. This helps us pursue knowledge to enrich others, our communities and the future.

Let’s Find Solutions Together
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Learn about the College of Education and Health Professions

The College is the third largest academic division at the UofA with the largest graduate enrollment and is committed to fulfilling the university’s mission as a nationally competitive, student-centered research university serving Arkansas and the world.