Welcome to Career Pathways

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  • Go to College
  • Get Career Training
  • Get Help to do it

Learn more about Career Pathways and how we can help break through the barriers to your education!

Career Pathways is designed to provide support services and direct financial assistance to participants who want to increase their education and employability. As the demand for skilled workers increases, the Career Pathways program at UAM College of Technology-Crossett aims to enhance the skills of workers.

But that's not all - Career Pathways may also be able to help you overcome the barriers that have kept you from getting the training and education you need.


To be eligible, applicant must meet certain income requirements and have custody of at least one child under the age of 21 who is living at home. Applicant may be a current or former TEA client, or eligibility can be based on whether or not the applicant receives food stamps or Medicaid, or has an income that is at or below the following based on family size. (Your prior year IRS tax return will be required for verification.)

Income Guidelines:

2014 Poverty Guideline for the 48 states and District of Columbia

Person in family/household Poverty Guideline 250% of Poverty
1 $ 11,670 $ 29,175
2 $ 15,730 $ 39,325
3 $ 19,790 $ 49,475
4 $ 23,850 $ 59,625
5 $ 27,910 $ 69,775
6 $ 31,970 $ 79,925
7 $ 36,030 $ 90,075
8 $ 40,090 $ 100,225

How to reach us:

Call Career Pathways at 870-460-2031.

  • Application
  • Authorization Form

UAM College of Technology-Crossett and Career Pathways are proud to announce the job skills training we can provide for you and local employers, to help participants excel in the workplace. We offer a no-cost training program that leads to an Employability Certificate and a Career Readiness Certificate through Work Keys.

  • Employability Certificate Requirements
  • Career Readiness Certificate Requirements

The Career Pathways program is supported by the Southern Good Faith Fund, Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges, Arkansas Department of Workforce Services, Arkansas Department of Career Education, Arkansas Department of Higher Education, and a grant from the Arkansas Transitional Employment Board.

No person is excluded from participation or denied benefits or programs and opportunities on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, handicap, religion, ancestry, or national origin.