The following links and resources provide additional information the Educational Statistics and Research Methods program for current and future students.
- CLASS+ — The Center for Learning and Student Success Writing Support provides one-on-one tutoring assistance to University of Arkansas students at any stage of the writing process. You can work with a writing tutor on course papers, scholarship essays, personal statements, and other application documents. In a writing tutorial, you will learn revision strategies for developing your academic and professional writing skills.
- APA (American Psychological Association) Style
Educational Research Links
- Office of Educational Policy (OEP)
- National Center for Educational Statistics, housed within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute for Education Sciences, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing U.S. and international education data.
Statistical and Measurement Support Services
Statistical and Measurement Support Services is dedicated to promoting high-quality research within the University of Arkansas College of Education and Health Professions. SMSS is currently accepting clients in spring 2021. The SMSS page has details and a link to book an appointment.
University of Arkansas, at a Glance
Transfer of Course Credit Regulations Established by the Graduate School for the Doctoral Degrees:
Transfer credit is allowed to fulfill the course requirements of the doctoral degree at the discretion and request of the department/program. All dissertation hours and the candidacy exam must be taken at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Criteria for Acceptable Transfer Credit
- Only graded courses — not research hours —are subject to transfer.
- The course must have been regularly offered — not special problems or individual study — by a regionally accredited graduate school.
- The course must have been a bona fide graduate level course, approved for graduate credit and taught by a member of the graduate faculty.
- The course must appear on an official transcript as graduate credit from the institution offering the course.
- The course grade must be a B or A.” (The student’s grade-point average is NOT to include grades on transfer courses.)
- The course must be recommended by the student’s major adviser and be applicable to the degree requirement at the University of Arkansas.
- The course must not have been taken by correspondence or for extension credit.
- The course must be acceptable to the department/program concerned — with the appropriate signature by the department/program chair/head/director — and to the Graduate Dean.
- The course must have been taken within the seven-year time limit of the student’s program at the University of Arkansas.
Petition for the transfer of credit from foreign universities may be made to the Dean of the Graduate School by the department/program.
Graduate credit cannot be transferred to satisfy any of the requirements for degrees unless they are from appropriately accredited schools.