Black River Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Its programs have been approved by the Arkansas Division of  Higher Education and by the State Board of Vocational Education.  Some of the college’s programs are also accredited by different agencies, as reflected in the program descriptions.

Introduction to HLC and Accreditation

  • Concurrent Enrollment – Arkansas Department of Higher Education
  • Law Enforcement Training Academy - Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training (CLEST)
  • Nursing Assistant - Department of Human Services, Office of Long-Term Care
  • Practical Nursing - Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  • Registered Nursing - Arkansas State Board of Nursing

Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board / Arkansas Division of Higher Education

Professional Licensure Disclosures

Black River Technical College is required by Federal regulations to disclose whether its degree programs meet the United States jurisdictions’ educational requirements for licensure (34 CFR 668.43(a)(6) & 34 CFR 668.72(n)).

Completion of the programs listed below at Black River Technical College prepares students for a career in a licensed profession.  Typically, a professional license is required of graduates of these programs to gain employment in these fields. Professional licensing and certification requirements vary by state.

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