Cannon-Clary College of Education

Master of Science in Education

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The Master of Science in Education programs are designed to facilitate the attainment of your vocational and personal goals without completing teacher certification requirements. As you will see from the curriculum plans below, these programs are flexible and can be designed to meet your specific needs in a variety of subject areas.


Admission Requirements

Beginning Summer 2020, the Harding University College Education will use GradCAS - a common application.


  • Complete the CAS application and submit appropriate fee.
  • Request official transcripts (required) from all colleges attended and have them sent to GradCAS.
    • GradCAS Transcript Processing Center 
      PO Box 9217 
      Watertown, MA 02471
    • To expedite a review of your application, you may upload unofficial transcripts.
    • Note: An alumnus of Harding University does not need to request an HU transcript; records are on file. You can bypass this requirement in the Academic History quadrant.
  • Request official results from one of the following tests: Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and have them sent to Harding University.
  • Request three letters of recommendation be sent through the CAS recommender portal.
  • Upload a copy of your Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) record.
  • Upload a resume.


  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or 2.75 on the last 60 hours 
  • Cumulative GPA for provisional admittance: 2.35 (must maintain a 3.0 on the first 12 hours of coursework)

GradCAS Application related questions: 
Phone: 857-304-2086 

Program related questions: 
Harding University
Department of Graduate Studies in Education
Phone: 501-279-4315 
Fax: 501-279-4083 

Curriculum Plan

The M.S.E. and M.S.E. Kinesiology programs both consist of 35 hours with the possibility of additional leveling work. Please see the program-specific curriculum plans below for more information.

M.S.E Curriculum Plan
[Art, Behavioral Sciences, Education, English, French, History/Social Sciences, Mathematics, Spanish, Special Education K-12, or Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)]

M.S.E. Kinesiology Curriculum Plan

Academic Catalog

For additional information about this program, you may want to consult the Catalog.

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Master of Science in Education

Thornton Education Center, Suite 126

Dr. David Bangs
Chair of Graduate Studies in Education


Fax: 501-279-4083

Contact Us

Graduate Studies in Education is part of the College of Education


Fax: 501-279-4083

Mailing address:
Harding University
Graduate Studies in Education
Box 12261
Searcy, AR 72149-5615