Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

Graduate Education Building, University of Arkansas

The Department of Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders comprises six independent academic programs that among them offer 14 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs. We teach the majority of our programs in Fayetteville, although we have a large and growing online presence. More than 35 full-time faculty members — in addition to some leading practitioners who lend their talents as adjunct faculty — serve more than 800 students each academic year.


Adult & Lifelong Learning
M.Ed. and Ed.D.

The Adult and Lifelong Learning Program offers an online master's degree and a blended doctoral degree. Students become facilitators of learning and leadership for adults in a variety of settings, including adult education agencies, community colleges and private sector institutions.

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Communication Sciences and Disorders
B.S.E. and M.S.

The Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in speech-language pathology. Students learn with expert researchers and clinicians how to serve clients with speech, language, swallowing and hearing disorders.

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Counselor Education
M.S. and Ph.D.

The Counselor Education Program offers graduate degrees for aspiring counselors and counselor educators. Students learn with licensed counselors and researchers, and they can focus on addiction, mental health, rehabilitation, or school counseling.

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Educational Statistics & Research Methods
Ph.D. and graduate certificates

The Educational Statistics and Research Methods Program offers a doctoral degree and graduate certificates. Doctoral students learn cutting-edge theory and statistics, and graduate students can earn certificates in program evaluation, measurement, educational psychology, and statistics and research methods.

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Higher Education
M.Ed. and Ed.D.

The Higher Education Program offers graduate degree for aspiring and established higher education professionals. Most master's students have assistantships on campus; most doctoral students work in higher education and plan on assuming leadership positions at two-year or four-year institutions.

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Human Resource & Workforce Development
B.S.E., M.Ed. and Ed.D.

The Human Resource and Workforce Development Education Program offers online undergraduate and graduate degrees that prepare students for workplace success. Undergraduate students combine the degree requirements with prior coursework to earn a bachelor's degree; graduate students learn how to lead and develop a variety of organizations.

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