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Chancellor's Office

Message from the Chancellor

Welcome to Southern Arkansas University Tech, a comprehensive two-year college of the Southern Arkansas University System. SAU Tech offers a variety of associate degree and certificate programs designed for students who plan to enter the workforce, transfer to a university, or upgrade their skills in a specific area. Classes are conveniently scheduled and many of the courses are offered via the Internet, allowing even more flexibility for students.

In addition, SAU Tech operates the Arkansas Fire Training Academy providing training to firefighters throughout the state as well as the Arkansas Environmental Training Academy, which also has a statewide mission of training individuals in the fields of wastewater and solid waste. The SAU Tech Career Academy provides a variety of career technical education programs to high school students and operates in conjunction with the high school concurrent credit programs.

SAU Tech provides adult basic education and GED preparation through the Calhoun County, Cleveland County, Columbia County, Dallas County, and Ouachita County Adult Education Centers. The business and industry training division provides customized training for the area's companies and is a partner with the Arkansas Department of Economic Development in assisting businesses with their economic development needs.