UAM's Online Master's Degree Program In Education Leadership Receives National Recognition From

MONTICELLO, AR — The online master's degree program in education leadership at the University of Arkansas at Monticello has been recognized by as the 13th best program of its type in the nation, based on factors such as cost and quality.

            UAM's M.Ed. program enrolls educators seeking to become leaders in building-level administration. Study areas include the use of data for school improvement, research and assessment strategies, curriculum development, and instruction supervision. All of UAM's teacher preparation programs incorporate the School of Education's five “Conceptual Framework's” strands – knowledge, pedagogy, technology, professionalism, and diversity.

            "I am pleased that our online programs are drawing this type of national recognition," said Kim Level, dean of the UAM School of Education. "This program was developed as a way for those in education to be able to take the next step in their careers without having to become full-time students. Online delivery of graduate programs is vitally important to our constituents and a component of our academic program that will continue to grow."

            For more information, contact Jim Brewer, director of media services, at (870) 460-1274.


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