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Graduate Programs - Non-Traditional

This page is about classes offered for candidates of the Arkansas Professional Pathway to Educator Licensure (APPEL) program; formerly known as the Non-Traditional Licensure (NTL) program. Looking for a Master's while you get your license? Check out our Master of Arts in Teaching with Licensure program!

What classes are offered and how much is tuition?

We offer 3 courses for NTL candidates:

HIST 536 - Arkansas History
RDNG 512 - Reading Methods I
RDNG 513 - Reading Methods II

*NOTE: The Arkansas Department of Education requires that Reading Methods I be completed before beginning Reading Methods II. These courses cannot be taken concurrently*

NTL Classes and Tuition Info Spring 2015 (PDF)

NTL Classes and Tuition Info Summer 2015 (PDF)

How do I apply?

If you have never taken a graduate course from Harding or plan to take 6 hours or less from Harding, you should fill out the following form.

Special Student Application (PDF)

NOTE: The applications can NOT be filled out on-line; they must be printed off and faxed to 501-279-4083.

If you wish to apply for financial aid OR have taken 6 or more graduate hours from Harding University already OR are planning to take more than 6 graduate hours in the future, you must fill out the following form instead.

Not Seeking a Degree Application (PDF)

NOTE: The applications can NOT be filled out on-line; they must be printed off and faxed to 501-279-4083.

How do I apply for Financial Aid?

For more information on Financial Aid opportunities, please email the Financial Aid office finaidgrad@harding.edu

How do I activate my Harding student account?

All students must activate their Harding student account before beginning classes. To do so, go to Pipeline and click Activate my Account. After filling out the required information, you will be given a username and password. As a graduate student, this account will give you a Harding email address, allow you to view and pay your business office account, view and accept financial aid records, view grades, order textbooks, and access several other services.

How do I order textbooks?

You should order your textbooks a few weeks before classes begin. To order your textbooks online, visit the Harding Bookstore. Click Textbooks. Select your department and course in the drop-down menus provided. Click Add Course and then click Get Course Materials and options for purchasing the textbooks for that course will appear. If this website is not working, contact the bookstore at hutextbooks@harding.edu.

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