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    Complete your degree with an intensive and accelerated study so you can make a difference

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    Pursue a leadership role or change careers and become a teacher with our graduate degrees and endorsements

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    Preparing counselors to provide caring, compassionate and competent counseling services to diverse populations

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    Equipping future teachers to be life-long learners who inspire others



Do you want to be a teacher? We have programs to help you reach that goal through a bachelor’s, master’s degree or degree completion program.

Graduate Studies in Education

Do you want to be a school leader, reading specialist, special educator or get a master's degree? Advance your career with a master's, educational specialist degree, doctorate, endorsement or non-degree track.

Mental Health & Wellness

Do you want to be a mental health professional? Learn to facilitate the well-being of others with a master's, educational specialist degree or licensure degree as well as non-degree options.

Center for Leadership & Development

Do you care deeply about people? Do you have a sincere desire to use their leadership abilities to make life better for others? Learn more about our master's degree and certificates.

Our Mission

Touching hearts and challenging minds through Christ by preparing professionals for Christian service to children, families, and communities.

Additional Locations

Course locations in Searcy, Arkansas, Northwest Arkansas, North Little Rock, Arkansas, and Memphis, Tennessee, provide access to many others seeking degrees and licensure.


All programs are recognized and approved by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) and graduates who complete all requirements are eligible to receive a license from the state of Arkansas.  This license will be recognized per reciprocal agreements with other states.

Counseling programs are accredited by the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).


Effective teachers see the bigger picture and this 4-week stay in European cities and countryside allows you to meet people, learn languages, see amazing sites, and visit schools. This opportunity is open to all students, not just education majors.


There are numerous scholarships and grants available to help you get the degree you want!


Get involved in the College of Education through honors societies and organizations for undergraduate and graduate students.


We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment for students of all backgrounds to feel supported in order to encourage them to do the same for the students in their own future classrooms.

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Contact Us

College of Education



Fax: 501-279-4051

Mailing address:
Harding University
College of Education
HU 12254
Searcy, AR 72149-5615

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Want to learn more about the College of Education and our services and programs? Fill out a form for the following areas and someone will be in contact with you soon!

- Undergraduate Programs
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