Department of Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Special Education
The Department of Educational Leadership, Curriculum, and Special Education provides graduate programs for the preparation of school administrators, curriculum specialists and special educators as well as to provide leadership and coordination to the preparatory graduate degree program for community college instructors.
Health, Physical Education and Sport Sciences
The Department of Health, Physical Education, and Sport Sciences is to provide curricula and instruction to enhance the development of physical, mental, social, and emotional qualities essential for living a quality life and to provide quality professional preparation programs in the fields of athletic training, exercise science, health, physical education and sport management that meet appropriate standards.
Psychology and Counseling
The Department of Psychology and Counseling is committed to serving the university, the profession, and the public by contributing to excellence in education, high professional standards for service delivery, and consumer advocacy. The department is also committed to research and scholarly activities to expand the academic knowledge base and to improve the quality of professional services.
Department of Teacher Education
The Department of Teacher Education at Arkansas State University offers a wide array of undergraduate and graduate degrees and programs to serve today’s aspiring educators and educator-leaders. All programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Educator preparation. All programs that lead to earning a certificate by Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) are fully approved by the State Board of Education. ADE accredits all teacher certification programs at A-State. Recognizing the need for flexibility combined with quality, many of these programs are hybrid or completely online.