Black River Technical College - Paragould
1 Black River Drive
Paragould, AR 72450
Phone: (870) 239-0969
Fax: (870) 239-2050
Online: Black River Technical College transforms lives through quality academic and career education to enhance the community we serve.
Enrollment 1566
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 are also available. More Information Click Here Scholarship Email Scholarship Phone (870) 248-4000
Tuition Information
In-state Tuition $1,530.00
Additional Annual Fees $975.00
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
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)

General Technology-Applied Sciences

Medical Office Administration (or Medical Office Management)

Fire Science Administration & Technology (or Fire Science Management)

Computer Network Technology (or Computer Networking Technology, or Computer Systems & Networking Technology)

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)


Criminal Justice

Fire & Emergency Response

Food Service Management

Industrial Electrical Systems (or Industrial Electronics)

Machine Technology (or Machine Tool Technology)

Welding Technology

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)

Fire Science

Health Professions

Industrial Electronics (name varies greatly by school)

Machine Tool Technology

Microcomputer Maintenance/Repairer (or Microcomputer Repair Technician)

Practical Nursing

Web Design


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