About Graduate Education

Learn more about the programs we offer

Whether you want to teach in a primary, middle or secondary school or wish to serve on a college campus, John Brown University's Graduate Education department can help you reach your career goals.

Our M.A.T. program is designed for students who wish to seek initial teaching licensure and furthers JBU's mission to prepare teachers who are skilled professionals and reflective decision makers and who exhibit Christlike characteristics in the workplace and at home.

Students who are interested in serving in special education classrooms can earn an M.Ed. or pursue licensure or endorsement options.

JBU's School Counseling program prepares you to become a child advocate and make an impact on the lives of those in need.

Our M.A. in Higher Education degree is a 30-hour program offered completely online that will prepare you for multiple higher education careers, including residence life, student development, admissions, financial aid, career development services, intercollegiate athletics, ministry programs, student leadership, student support services and other areas of college administration.

Why JBU?

  • Christian values-based learning
  • Academically and professionally qualified faculty
  • Interactive learning environment

Graduate Education Programs


JBU's Graduate Education programs are housed in the College of Education and Human Services and are approved by the Arkansas State Department of Education. The education preparation programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).  On July 1, 2013 NCATE consolidated with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) and formed the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) as the new accrediting body for educator preparation http://caepnet.org, (202) 223-0077.



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