Black River Technical College
1410 Highway 304 E.
Pocahontas, AR 72455
Phone: (870) 248-4000
Fax: (870) 248-4100
Online: Black River Technical College transforms lives through quality academic and career education to enhance the community we serve.
Enrollment 1350
School Type 2 Year
Funding Type Public
Admissions Information
Requirements Completed application, high school diploma or GED; ACT, SAT or Accuplacer scores for placement; immunization records, and college transcripts (if applicable) are required.
Admissions Phone (870) 248-4000
Scholarship Information
Highlights Arkansas high school graduates with ACT Composite score or Superscore of 24 or higher receive full tuition paid. ACT Composite of 19 - 23 receive $250 per semester. Hard Tech Scholarship eligibility with a 2.5 high school GPA for students pursuing a Hard Tech certificate. Numerous foundation and private scholarships also available. More Information Click Here Scholarship Email Scholarship Phone (870) 248-4000
Tuition Information
In-state Tuition $2,880.00
Additional Annual Fees $1,320.00
Early Application Deadline Rolling Admissions
Financial Aid Information
Financial Aid will be awarded before term begins if priority deadline of August 1 for each year is met.
Financial Aid Contact Brandi Chester Director of Financial Aid
Financial Aid Phone (870) 248-4000
Financial Aid Email
Financial Aid Priority Deadline Dec 31, 1969
More Information Click Here

Degree Programs

Business Administration

Computer Information Systems Technology (or Computer Information Technology)

Criminal Justice


Emergency Medical Technology (or Paramedic, or Emergency Medical Technician)

General Education

General Technology

Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance (or Industrial Technology, Maintenance Technology, or Industrial & Mechanical Technology)

Nursing (or Registered Nursing)

Respiratory Care (or Respiratory Therapy, or Respiratory Care Technology)

Agriculture (or Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences, or Agriculture & Natural Resources)

Medical Office Administration (or Medical Office Management)

Business Administrative Technology

General Technology-Applied Sciences

Fire Science Administration & Technology (or Fire Science Management)

Administrative Services

Agricultural Science

Allied Health

Automation Technology

Automotive Service Technology


Business Computer Information Systems (or Business Information Technology, or Business Information Systems Technology)

Business Technology (Choose a focus in: Banking, Human Resources Management or Supply Chain Management)

Criminal Justice Technology


General Studies

Law Enforcement Administration

Emergency Medical Technician (or Paramedia, or Emergency Medical Technology or Emergency Medical Technical-Basic, or EMT)

Law Enforcement

Nursing Assistant (or Nursing Assisting, or Nurse Assistant)

Phlebotomy (or Phlebotomy & EKG, or Phlebotomy Technician, or Phlebotomy Technology)


Auto Body Repair

Automotive Technology (or Automotive Service Technology, or Automotive Service)

Fire & Emergency Response

Food Service Management

Industrial Electrical Systems (or Industrial Electronics)

Machine Technology (or Machine Tool Technology)

User Experience Web Design

Welding Technology

Automotive Systems Repair

Criminal Justice

Medical Coding (or Medical Billing, Medical Billing & Coding, or Medical Insurance Coding)

Accounting Assistant (or Accounting Support)

Administrative Office Technology (or Administrative Services Technology, or Administrative Support Technology)

Auto Body Repair (or Auto Collision Cosmetic Repair Technology, or Automotive Collision Repair Technology, or Automotive Repair & Troubleshooting)

Electrical Engine Specialty

Fire Science

Health Professions

Industrial Electronics (name varies greatly by school)

Machine Tool Technology

Microcomputer Maintenance/Repairer (or Microcomputer Repair Technician)

Powertrains Systems

Practical Nursing

Web Design


Automotive Service Technology (or Automotive Technology, or Automotive Systems Repair)

Medical Transcription


Emergency Medical Technician (or Paramedic, or Emergency Medical Technology, or Emergency Medical Science Technology, or Emergency Medical Services)

Food Service & Management

Medical Coding

Professional Medical Coding


Accounting Technician (or Accounting Technology)

Allied Health

Biomedical Electronics Repair

Biomedical Electronics Technology

Business Management

Business Technology

Collision Repair Technology (or Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology)

Computer Networking Technology

Correctional Law Enforcement

Electrical Apprenticeship

Electromechanical Maintenance

Electromechanical Technology

Electromechanical Technology-Instrumentation (Advanced Certificate Program)


Industrial Maintenance (name varies greatly by school)

Pipe Welding