Welcome to the Southern Arkansas University College of Education. We are committed to preparing educators, administrators, coaches, athletic trainers, student services professionals, and clinical professional counselors.
We have a dedicated faculty who incorporates best practices in teaching into their courses providing for the best possible preparation of students for their chosen professional careers. Please take a moment to explore the degrees we have available and find the one that is the best fit for you.
Our mission is to prepare candidates who attain educational achievement through collaboration and reflection. The department collaborates with K-12 schools, Educational Service Cooperatives, Educational Renewal Zones and other local, state, and national organizations to inculcate high standards of educational achievement for all students. Through initial teacher preparation programs for Elementary, Middle, and Secondary teachers, the Department engages pre-service teachers to excel in teaching, leadership, scholarship, service, and dispositions.
Summer commencement ceremonies at Southern Arkansas University are scheduled for 10 a.m. on August 2, 2019, at the W.T. Watson Athletic Center. More graduate students are graduating in this ceremony than undergraduates. A total of 129 candidates […]
A recent graduate of the online master’s degree in Kinesiology-Coaching program at Southern Arkansas University aims to apply his knowledge in physical therapy to an underserved area – rural health care. Brian Schaudt, a December 2018 […]
The Health, Kinesiology, and Recreation Department at Southern Arkansas University is celebrating a record number of student interns and the success of Hannah Hanson and Jamarious Nelson both who are SAU graduates on the road to professional […]
Southern Arkansas University meets rigorous national standards for educator preparation set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.