1st Master of Public Service
Degree in the Nation Offered at the Clinton School of Public Service
Best Cities for New Graduates
A Workforce Ready for Any Industry
Little Rock promotes a lifetime of learning. From innovative, public Pre-K for all to graduate offerings unique on the planet, the region values education and economic development as inseparable.
A wide variety of state, private and branches of national undergraduate colleges and universities offer associate and bachelor degree programs for the full- or part-time student as well as advanced degree programs to fit any schedule for the region’s professionals. And our manufacturing industries benefit from local technical colleges and school generating a workforce in trade, culinary, and hospitality industries.
Whatever your workforce needs, we have the talented people who can become your next great employees.
Little Rock Schools
Clinton School of Public Service
Clinton School of Public Service, the first and only school in the world to offer a Master of Public Service degree, hosts students from around the globe, features an innovative curriculum and broad field experience.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
University of Arkansas at Little Rock was ranked No. 26 in the nation’s best online graduate computer information technology programs by U.S. News and World Report, with 70 percent of the undergraduate students graduating with an internship, part-time or full-time job.
University of Arkansas Pulaski Tech
University of Arkansas Pulaski Tech has more than 11,000 students in technical, culinary, and hospitality programs.
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, the state’s only academic medical center, treats more multiple myeloma cancer patients than any facility in the world.
Philander Smith College
Founded in 1877, Philander Smith College is a small, privately supported, historically Black, four-year liberal arts institution related to the Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church.
Education is the key driver of positive change in a region. By listening to the needs of businesses and industries in Central Arkansas, we produce a competitive workforce with the skill sets required for 21st-century jobs. Education also creates a dynamic, successful, vibrant region that improves the quality of life of all our citizensChancellor Dr. Andrew Rogerson, UA Little Rock