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East Arkansas Community College

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Transportation Industry

Auto Body Technician

Auto Body Repair Certificate

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Auto Body Repair technicians fix everything from small scratches in a car’s finish to major damage following an accident. In this program, you will learn to repair newer vehicles and restore older cars to their original condition.

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Auto Mechanic

Auto Service Technology Certificate

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The Automotive Service Technology program will get you on the right path toward becoming an ASE Certified Master Technician. Your time will be divided between the classroom and the shop acquiring knowledge and experience in engine repair, automotive transmission/trans-axle, manual drive train and axles, suspension and service, brakes, electrical/electronic systems, heating and air conditioning, and engine performance. The classroom is equipped with training software that will allow you an “inside view” of the workings of a vehicle. In the shop, you will gain hands-on experience in repairing all mechanical aspects of a vehicle from bumper to bumper.

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Truck Driver

Commercial Driver Training Certificate

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Commercial driver training teaches prospective students the basic knowledge and skills needed to obtain a class A, B, or C commercial driver's license. This includes learning the rules of the road, driver requirements and procedures, state and federal requirements of commercial drivers, and other information needed to pass the written portion of the CDL examination.

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Diesel Mechanic

Diesel Technology Certificate

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Diesel engines power all types of vehicles from highway trucks to industrial equipment and marine vessels. And that’s why Penn College has designed a specialized program to address growing industry demands. From basic engine and power train principles to electronic troubleshooting and automatic transmission rebuilds

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Diesel Technology, A.A.S.

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This fully-loaded program pulls together the diverse skillset needed to launch a career as a diesel technician. Learn how to repair

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Healthcare Industry

Certified Nursing Assistant

Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate

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EACC's certified nursing assistant program is designed to help students enter the workforce within two-months of beginning their training. The CNA program is a short-term training program that gives students the foundation necessary to secure employment within the healthcare industry.

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Health Professions Certificate

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The Technical Certificate in Health Professions or the Certificate of Proficiency in Medical Professions Education will provide students with the preliminary background necessary for opportunities in allied health professions. Credits received within this certificate may be applied toward the Associate of Applied Science degree for the College’s programs within the Allied Health Science Department.

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Radiology Technician

Health Professions- Radiologic Technology Certificate

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Radiographers are an important component of the healthcare team. Radiographers collect information that assists in diagnosis and treatment of disease. After completion of the program, students are awarded an Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology and are eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) exam. After successfully passing the ARRT exam, graduates become registered technologists and obtain the credentials of R.T. (R).

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Radiologic Technology, A.A.S.

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Radiographers are an important component of the healthcare team. Radiographers collect information that assists in diagnosis and treatment of disease. After completion of the program, students are awarded an Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology and are eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) exam. After successfully passing the ARRT exam, graduates become registered technologists and obtain the credentials of R.T. (R).

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Nurse - LPN / LVN

Practical Nursing Certificate

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The Practical Nursing Program’s mission is to prepare PNs who are competent to function as members of healthcare teams in acute care settings, long term care facilities, and community clinics.

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Public Service Industry

Preschool Teacher

Childcare, A.A.S.

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East Arkansas Community College's Childcare Program prepares students with the skills necessary to care for children from birth to school age in under two-years. From taking care of the physical needs of young children to creating a safe, healthy, developmentally-appropriate learning environment, our program is designed to provide you with the background and practical skills to succeed in a competitive field.

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Police Officer

Criminal Justice Certificate

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Criminal Justice encompasses the study of criminals, crime as a social phenomenon, and the criminal justice system as an interrelated whole. The program has been developed in cooperation with local and regional law enforcement and correctional agencies. The goals of the program are: (1) to enhance the skills of current and prospective law enforcement, correctional personnel, and other public service practitioners (2) to promote a professional perspective toward the justice professions.

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Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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Criminal Justice encompasses the study of criminals, crime as a social phenomenon, and the criminal justice system as an interrelated whole. The program has been developed in cooperation with local and regional law enforcement and correctional agencies. The goals of the program are: (1) to enhance the skills of current and prospective law enforcement, correctional personnel, and other public service practitioners (2) to promote a professional perspective toward the justice professions.

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Correctional Officer

Criminal Justice Certificate

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Criminal Justice encompasses the study of criminals, crime as a social phenomenon, and the criminal justice system as an interrelated whole. The program has been developed in cooperation with local and regional law enforcement and correctional agencies. The goals of the program are: (1) to enhance the skills of current and prospective law enforcement, correctional personnel, and other public service practitioners (2) to promote a professional perspective toward the justice professions.

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Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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Criminal Justice encompasses the study of criminals, crime as a social phenomenon, and the criminal justice system as an interrelated whole. The program has been developed in cooperation with local and regional law enforcement and correctional agencies. The goals of the program are: (1) to enhance the skills of current and prospective law enforcement, correctional personnel, and other public service practitioners (2) to promote a professional perspective toward the justice professions.

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EMTs and Paramedics

Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) Certificate

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EACC’s Emergency Medical Technology-Paramedic Program offers two tracks: an Associate of Applied Science in Paramedic and a Technical Certificate in Paramedic. Once accepted, students will be required to participate in both classroom and clinical settings. The program is designed to be completed in eighteen (18) months, based on full time enrollment, exclusive of vacation time. The Paramedic Program is for currently certified Arkansas EMT’s who wish to advance to the Paramedic level. EACC does not offer Advanced Placement for the Paramedic program. Upon graduation, students are eligible to challenge the National Registry of EMT-Paramedic’s certifying exam. This exam is required to work in Arkansas as an EMT-Paramedic.

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Emergency Medical Technology (EMT), A.A.S.

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EACC’s Emergency Medical Technology-Paramedic Program offers two tracks: an Associate of Applied Science in Paramedic and a Technical Certificate in Paramedic. Once accepted, students will be required to participate in both classroom and clinical settings. The program is designed to be completed in eighteen (18) months, based on full time enrollment, exclusive of vacation time. The Paramedic Program is for currently certified Arkansas EMT’s who wish to advance to the Paramedic level. EACC does not offer Advanced Placement for the Paramedic program. Upon graduation, students are eligible to challenge the National Registry of EMT-Paramedic’s certifying exam. This exam is required to work in Arkansas as an EMT-Paramedic.

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Energy Industry

Power Generation Technician

Diesel Technology Certificate

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Diesel engines power all types of vehicles from highway trucks to industrial equipment and marine vessels. And that’s why Penn College has designed a specialized program to address growing industry demands. From basic engine and power train principles to electronic troubleshooting and automatic transmission rebuilds

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Diesel Technology, A.A.S.

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This fully-loaded program pulls together the diverse skillset needed to launch a career as a diesel technician. Learn how to repair

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Construction Industry

Architectural Drafter

Drafting and Design Certificate

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The Drafting and Design program at EACC prepares students for a variety of professions that require Computer Aided Design (CAD) drafting technologies. Students may choose to seek employment in the manufacturing, architecture, or technology industries. Students will have access to state of the art facilities and software that will make them an asset to their future employer from day one.

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HVAC Technician

Residential Heating and Air Certificate

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The Residential Heat & Air Conditioning program offers training in all aspects of heating and air conditioning repair and maintenance. You will learn about brazing, basic electricity (as applied in the HVAC industry), how to use meters, how to troubleshoot units, and much more. During the occasions spent in the shop, you will be given ample time to apply what you have learned in the classroom.

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Welder

Welding Certificate

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The Technical Certificate in Welding is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in welding manufacturing by producing students with welding skills applicable in a number of industrial settings.

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Manufacturing Industry

Industrial Engineering Technician

Industrial Equipment Technology Certificate

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By choosing to pursue Industrial Equipment Technology, you will be able to solve most of the technical and industrial problems experienced by today's industries. EACC's IET program will give you the background and skills necessary to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment used in a manufacturing or facilities environment. Entry-level positions in industrial maintenance and manufacturing jobs include industrial electrician, industrial machinery mechanic, installation technician, industrial technician, and building maintenance mechanic.

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Information Technology Industry

Software Developer

Internet Technology/Web Design Certificate

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Students entering a career in web or graphic design can anticipate an exciting career with the following job duties.

Design, create, and modify Web sites.
Analyze user needs to implement Web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity.
May integrate Web sites with other computer applications.
May convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible Web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of Web and multimedia content.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Microcomputer Repair Maintenance Certificate

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The Microcomputer Maintenance and Repair program prepares students for entry-level employment within a variety of industrial settings. While a variety of industries utilize computer maintenance and repair workers, general tasks might include the planning, directing, and coordinating of activities in support of electronic data processing, information systems, system analysis, and computer programming or repair.

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IT Support Specialist

Microcomputer Repair Maintenance Certificate

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The Microcomputer Maintenance and Repair program prepares students for entry-level employment within a variety of industrial settings. While a variety of industries utilize computer maintenance and repair workers, general tasks might include the planning, directing, and coordinating of activities in support of electronic data processing, information systems, system analysis, and computer programming or repair.

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Contact Phone Number

870-633-4480

Address

1700 Newcastle Rd
Forrest City, AR 72335-2204
United States