Career Pathways

Career Pathways

Career Pathways graduates

Contact Us

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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Career Pathways changes lives. We can help you get your GED, go to college and get career 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 ApplicationTo be eligible, you must be an adult caretaker, parent, or relative, of a child under the age of 21 living in the home, and meet the income guidelines at or below 250 percent of the federal poverty limit (example: family of four - maximum income is $65,500). For households with more than 8 people, add $4,480 for each additional person.

Number in HouseholdAnnual Salary
2Maximum income - $43,550
3Maximum income - $54,900
4Maximum income - $66,250
5Maximum income - $77,600
6Maximum income - $88,950
7Maximum income - $100,300
8Maximum income - $111,650

Career Pathways mom and daughter

Applying for Career Pathways is easy. Fill out our online form to see if you qualify.



Career Pathways Application


Forms and Links

Arkansas Department of Human Services

Arkansas JobLink

Approved Daycare Search

Arkansas Career Pathways logo

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