Departments and Programs

The University of Arkansas College of Education and Health Professions comprises six academic divisions and an honors program as well as including includes 21 research and service units. COEHP offers 64 degree and certificate programs, including 18 bachelor’s, 20 master’s, 2 educational specialist, 11 doctoral degree programs, and 13 certificate programs. Twenty-eight of these degree and certificate programs are offered online. It employs more than 160 full-time 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

Communication Disorders and Occupational Therapy

The department includes the Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders that offers bachelor's and master's degrees as well as a graduate certificate, while the Occupational Therapy Program is a 115 credit-hour, 9 semester doctoral program with off-campus fieldwork and capstone components.

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Counseling, Leadership and Research Methods

The department comprises six independent academic programs. The programs include Adult and Lifelong Learning, Community College Leadership, Counselor Education and Supervision, Educational Statistics and Research Methods, Higher Education, and Human Resource Development.

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Curriculum and 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 and Recreation

The Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation offers programs of study in public health, exercise science, athletic training, teaching K-12 physical education, 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.

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