Northark Technical Center

The Northark Technical Center (NTC) is based on North Arkansas College’s North Campus and provides area high school juniors and seniors with the unique opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school.  The curriculum provides students with hands-on training in several technical fields.

The Center serves area high schools in Baxter, Boone, Carroll, Marion, Madison, Newton and Searcy counties.

Services are provided at no cost to students. Books, tuition and fees are provided through NTC and funded by a training fee paid by local school districts and funds provided through the Arkansas Department of Career Education.

The programs provided by NTC lead to a professional certification or a certificate of proficiency from North Arkansas College. NTC classes are credited for the student at both the high school and college level. Students can finish their NTC programs with as many as 30 college hours toward a higher degree or certification.

Northark Technical Center Application

  • manufacture high school
    Northark Technical Center

    Free to Students

    Services are provided at no cost to students. Books, tuition and fees are provided through NTC and funded by a training fee paid by local school districts and funds provided through the Arkansas Department of Career Education.

    1. 1
    2. 2
  • young students hs nursing
    tech auto

    Earn College Credit

    The Northark Technical Center (NTC) is based on North Arkansas College’s North Campus and provides area high school juniors and seniors with the unique opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school.  The curriculum provides students with hands-on training in several technical fields. The center serves area high schools in Baxter, Boone, Carroll, Marion, Madison, Newton and Searcy counties.

Programs available to high school students at the Northark Technical Center include:

  • Automotive Service Technology  
    The Automotive Service Technology (AST) program prepares high school students for entry-level positions as Automotive Service Technicians. All courses taken through the Northark Technical Center may be applied toward a Technical Certificate or an Associate of Applied Science Degree.
  • Collision Repair Technology  
    The Collision Repair Technology (CRT) program prepares high school students for entry-level positions in the Collision Repair industry. All courses taken through the Northark Technical Center may be applied towards a Technical Certificate or an Associate of Applied Science Degree.
  • Construction Technology
    The Construction Technology program prepares the student for entry-level positions in the construction industry. All courses taken through the Northark Technical Center may be applied toward a Technical Certificate or an Associate of Applied Science Degree.
  • Engineering Technology  
    The Engineering Technology program prepares students for careers in engineering technology, manufacturing and biomedical equipment repair.
  • Medical Professions Education
    The Medical Professions Education program prepares high school students for careers in health care professions, including entry level jobs as EMTs. All courses taken through the Northark Technical Center may be applied toward a Certificate or an Associate of Applied Science Degree.
  • Welding  
    The Welding Technology (WLD) program provides high school students training to develop welding skills. All courses taken through the Northark Technical Center may be applied towards a Technical Certificate or an Associate of Applied Science Degree.