Graduate Programs

The future you starts at JBU

With a trusted, accredited master's program built on the idea that learning happens in real life, you'll be ready to tackle new challenges or take a different direction in your career.

It's more than a master's degree.

Next steps

Choosing a graduate program is a big deal, and our staff and faculty are committed to making this process easy for you.


Our admissions team is here to navigate the application process, so you have all the information to be confident in your decision.

Financial aid

You deserve a transparent, helpful financial aid experience. We'll work with you to ensure you're taking advantage of all of your financial aid opportunities.

Start classes

Most JBU graduate classes happen in 8-week blocks (counseling and education have some 16-week classes). Online and face-to-face class options provide flexibility for your busy schedule. Talk to an admissions counselor for more details on classes in your program.


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Frequently asked questions

Is graduate student housing available?

JBU has limited housing available for graduate students, including apartments on our Siloam Springs campus or nearby housing options. Please note that most classes are online or in Rogers or Little Rock. For information on Siloam Springs housing, please email

Where do I find student resources?

Once admitted to JBU, students will access Eaglenet, where most student resource information can be found. Other valuable links include:

Where are your campus locations

JBU has three campus locations:

Main Campus
2000 W. University
Siloam Springs, AR 72761

Counseling Education Center at Little Rock
10816 Executive Center Dr #100
Little Rock, AR 72211

How do I purchase textbooks?

More information about our textbook program can be found here, or you can visit the campus store.

What are the requirements for graduation?

To be eligible for graduation from John Brown University, you must complete a program of study that meets the academic policies set by the Office of Graduate Studies.

The following graduation requirements apply to all master's degree programs:

  1. Satisfactorily complete requirements for the specific graduate program for which you are enrolled within the time designated in the catalog, following acceptance as a graduate student. In the case of extenuating circumstances, a petition for an extension of time will be considered by the department.
  2. Maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. If your cumulative grade point average falls below a 3.0, the department will review your status and may make appropriate recommendations for continuance in your degree program or remove you from that program.
  3. Maintain professional and personal standards as outlined in the Graduate Student Guide. Failure to maintain these standards may result in removal from the degree program.
  4. Submit an Application for Graduation.
  5. Pay the required $35 graduation fee to the Business Office.

NOTE: Particular degree programs may have additional requirements. You are responsible for determining and meeting all academic and graduation requirements for the degree you seek.


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