Career Pathways

Career Pathways

Are You a Parent?

Career Pathways change lives. We can help you get your GED, go to college or get career training such as Certified Nursing Assistant training. The program is designed to help you overcome barriers that may have kept you from getting the training and education you need. Career Pathways offers:
  • Tuition assistance
  • Child Care
  • Transportation
  • Career Advising
  • Job search after training

Career Pathways also will provide academic and personal advising, remediation in preparation for college entrance exams, tutoring, access to a computer lab, referrals to outside assistance agencies, and coordination with other North Arkansas College assistance programs.

Approximately 80 percent of students enrolled in Career Pathways who successfully complete a certificate or degree remain employed in their chosen field after two years. Additionally, the number of successful students who no longer rely on governmental assistance and entitlements continues to grow each year.

Eligibility and Application

To be eligible, you must be a parent or guardian of a child under 21 and meet the income guidelines at or below 250 percent of the federal poverty limit. 

Family Size        Annual Salary
1 person             Maximum income - $37,650
2 people             Maximum income - $51,100
3 people             Maximum income - $64,550
4 people             Maximum income - $78,000
5 people             Maximum income - $91,450
6 people             Maximum income - $104,900
7 people             Maximum income - $118,350
8 people             Maximum income - $131,800
*For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $5,380 for each additional person.

Contact Info

Career Pathways Office
1515 Pioneer Dr.
Harrison, AR 72601
Office M154, South Campus
Phone — (870) 391-3153
Fax — (870) 391-3151


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North Arkansas College is a participating college in the Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative (CPI).
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