Contact Information:

Arkansas Department of Education
Office of Communications
Four Capitol Mall, Room 403-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-682-4475

Certification Types:  

Standard or Provisional, First-time and Ancillary

Appendix A: Levels and Areas of Licensure

Alternative Certification:

Routes to Alternative Licensure

Teacher Prep Program/Courses:

FCS Licensure Plan


Teacher Licensure Degree Programs: 

 Harding University - Bachelor in Arts in Education

  •  Birth through kindergarten integrated with special education 
  •  Elementary K-6
  •  Middle Level 4-8 in any two of the following areas: English/Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Science

Southern Arkansas University - Bachelor of Science in Education - Elementary Education K-6

 University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff - Elementary Education K-6 Licensure Program

 Degree Completion Programs:

Arkansas State University - Bachelor of General Studies

Arkansas Tech University - Bachelor of Professional Studies

University of Arkansas at Monticello - Bachelor of Educational Studies

University of Central Arkansas - Bachelor of General Studies

Approved Programs