About North Arkansas College
A comprehensive, public two-year college, North Arkansas College offers transfer and technical degree programs, one-year technical certificates, certificates of proficiency, customized business and industry training, adult basic education (GED) classes, and non-credit community education courses. The institution is especially proud of its leadership in the use of educational technology, in community outreach and partnerships, and in allied health education.
The college offers career tracks for allied health students in licensed practical nursing (LPN), registered nursing (RN), certified nursing assistant (CNA), radiologic technology, medical laboratory technology, surgical technology, and emergency medical technology-paramedic. Occupational programs in auto body repair, auto mechanics, construction equipment operation, drafting, electronics, carpentry, hotel and restaurant management, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, machine shop, truck driving, and welding are also available.
Traditional liberal arts students are very important at North Arkansas College. Northark enjoys an excellent relationship with area universities and provides the first two years of a baccalaureate degree in most majors.
North Arkansas College has an Honors Program with special classes and facilities for outstanding students. The college emphasizes professional staff development, resulting in new ideas and teaching methods for faculty. Federal and state grants have provided North Arkansas College with several programs over the years, including an Instructional Support Laboratory; Planning, Management, and Evaluation office; 4+2 program; and additional advising opportunities for students through the Special Services, Talent Search, Educational Opportunity Center, and Gear Up programs. With its Learning Assistance Center, North Arkansas College is a leader in offering college preparatory courses that help prepare students to take transfer English and math classes, and provides tutoring in a number of academic areas.
A full range of student activities is available at North Arkansas College. Students have the opportunity to participate in drama, career and recreational organizations, athletic teams, and intramural competition.
Along with its services to traditional and non-traditional college students, North Arkansas College offers courses, seminars and workshops through its Community Education and Business-Industry programs located in the Hammerschmidt Business and Conference Center. Credit and non-credit courses are designed to enhance job skills, provide personal enrichment, or be taken just for fun.
North Arkansas College houses one of the outstanding Adult Basic Education-GED programs in the state. An original recipient of a federal Right-to-Read grant, Northark’s ABE-GED program has served thousands of northern Arkansas adults by providing free tutoring in basic skills such as reading and math and with courses that prepare students to take the General Educational Development (GED) examination.
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North Arkansas College
Continuing & Community Education
1515 Pioneer Drive
Harrison, AR 72601