24 months
28560 USD/year
28560 USD/year
10500 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The University of Arkansas offers the Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degree in Elementary Education. The M.A.T. degree program is a 33-semester-hour program. 


Key Features

Students who obtain a bachelors degree from another university and/or in a program area other than Elementary Education must have their transcripts evaluated by a Elementary Education program adviser to determine what deficiencies must be met before they can be considered for admission into the M.A.T. program. 

To be recommended for licensure by the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, campus, students must complete the M.A.T. degree program or the undergraduate Elementary Licensure program (see undergraduate catalog for more information). Students also choose a concentration from among English as a Second Language, Reading, Gift and Talented, or STEM Education.

The Elementary Education program from University of Arkansas also offers coursework toward a graduate certificate in STEM Education for Early Childhood (K-4).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Elementary Education Seminar
  • Measurement, Research and Statistical Concepts in the Schools
  • Classroom Management Concepts
  • Curriculum Design Concepts for Teachers
  • Multicultural Issues in Elementary Education
  • Action Research in Elementary Education
  • Elementary Education Cohort Teaching Internship 
  • Applied Practicum
  • Literacy Assessment and Intervention

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A conferred baccalaureate degree. Students who have not completed their baccalaureate degree at the time of application must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA on the last 60.0 credit hours of attempted coursework. Students who have a degree at the time of application must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA on the last 60.0 credit hours of attempted coursework from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
  • A conferred post-baccalaureate, master, or doctoral degree (excluding professional degrees) from a regionally accredited institution.
  • The Graduate School requires the GRE (e.g. GRE code 6866) or comparable standardized examination for admission consideration for degree seeking students. Exemptions have been approved for some programs. Please contact your program of interest to determine if you are required to submit official test scores.

Tuition Fee

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    28560 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 28560 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    28560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28560 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10500 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10500 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Fayetteville

930 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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