Departments & Programs

The University of Arkansas College of Education and Health Professions comprises six academic divisions and an honors program. COEHP includes 23 research and service units, offers 50 degree programs from bachelor’s to doctorate, has 11 additional certificates, and employs over 190 faculty members. The professional education unit of the college has been a part of the University of Arkansas since 1871 when the land-grant institution was founded in Fayetteville. The college’s mission of preparing educators at all levels expanded over the years to include academic departments that focus on the health and well-being of Arkansans and people everywhere.

Academic Departments and Divisions

Curriculum & Instruction

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction prepares students for many careers in education.

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Education Reform

The Department of Education Reform advances education and economic development by focusing on the improvement of academic achievement in elementary and secondary schools.

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Health, Human Performance & Recreation

The Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation offers a programs of study in public/community health, movement science, athletic training, and recreation and sport management.

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Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

From pre-licensure degree options to graduate degrees, our accredited programs help prepare students for a wide range of career pathways in nursing. I’m a link

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Occupational Therapy

The Department of Occupational Therapy offers a entry-level clinical doctorate. The degree is offered jointly by the College of Education and Health Professions of the University of Arkansas and the College of Health Professions of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

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Rehabilitation, Human Resources & Communication Disorders

The department comprises seven independent academic programs that among them offer 15 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Programs range from adult learning, counselor education, higher education leadership to human resource management.

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