Cannon-Clary College of Education

Master of Science in Education

This program has been reduced from 35 hours to 32 hours!

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

Application Requirements

  • Complete the online application.
  • Request official transcripts* be sent directly from previous institutions to
  • Request professional/academic recommendations from three individuals.
  • Upload a copy of your Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) immunization record.

*Note: Harding alumni and current students do not need to request Harding transcripts as they are on file.


  • Bachelor’s degree with a 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).

Please direct questions to:

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

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete the College of Education's Petition for Graduation.

  2. Complete the Registrar's Online Graduation Application.

Curriculum Plan

The M.S.E. and M.S.E. Kinesiology programs both consist of 32 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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Or contact us directly:

Master of Science in Education

Thornton Education Center, Suite 126

Dr. Clay Beason, 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
HU 12261
Searcy, AR 72149-5615