Arkansas State University (ASU or ASTATE) is part of the Arkansas State University System. ASU itself has two campuses located in Jonesboro and Paragould, Arkansas.
ASU-Jonesboro offers Master’s Degree programs in Education at a very low cost. It also offers Professional Programs of Study for principals,curriculum, special ed and gifted directors. for It has earned a reputation for being the top producer of K-12 teachers and school administrators in the state of Arkansas.
It is also well known for its online programs, which are offered at an even lower cost (estimated to be 40% more affordable than other online universities offering the same programs). Online programs at ASU-Jonesboro are designed to be completed in 20 months. Online classes are taught by the same professors that teach on-campus classes.
Admissions requirements at at ASU-Jonesboro include:
● Completed online application
● Non-refundable $30 fee.
● Official transcript from college/university attended
● Valid teaching certificate
● No record as a felon or sex offender
● Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 or have at least a 3.0 on graduate work and be in good standing with a graduate school from an accredited institution
Tuition at ASU-Jonesboro is $187 per credit hour for in-state students and $217 per credit hour for out-of-state students. Further financial assistance is available to students (both in-state and out-of-state students) in the form of Federal aid and student loans.
Arkansas State University-Jonesboro is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of College and Schools (HLC) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
For more information on admissions, college majors, degrees offered, online programs, school rankings, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact Arkansas State University.