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Extended Education and Community Development

Who We Are

The Office of Extended Education and Community Development (EECD) is a dynamic partner with the Texas A&M University-Texarkana's region, offering advanced courses and professional certificates desired by employers nationwide and globally.  Working with individuals, businesses, and industry, EECD is your partner in the development and delivery of customized curriculum to meet your employment needs.    

Mission Statement for the Office of Extended Education and Community Development  

The mission of the Office of Extended Education and Community Development is to deliver the professional preparation required for workplace advancement and success.  Enroll today to take advantage of the outstanding education opportunities at Texas A&M University-Texarkana!

How to Enroll

Texas A&M University-Texarkana delivers cutting-edge courses and certificates you need for your professional preparation.  Our courses are hassle-free.  There is no need to formally apply to the University.  Use the links to the left to explore the courses and certificates currently being offered, and with one click- register and pay!  Curriculum is constantly under development so email us to let us know what your needs are.  Many of our courses are designed with your schedule in mind so you can enroll when you are ready and work at your own pace. Don't see what you are looking for?  Courses are added daily so check back often, or email us to get on the updates list.

Financial Aid and Loans

A&M-Texarkana certificate programs may be eligible for funding using a Sallie Mae educational loan. Visit https://www.salliemae.com/student-loans/career-training-smart-option-student-loan/

Featured Programs

Center for Legal Studies offers sought-after training in arbitration, paralegal, investigation, ethics, and advanced test preparation.  Upon completion, students pursue employment in law firms, the insurance and banking industries, government agencies, hospitals, and the business community.  Using the menu to the left, register for upcoming sessions today!

The Ophthalmic Associate Certificate course is filling quickly!  Class begins June 8-August 17 with classes held on the TAMU Texarkana campus!  


Contact Information:

Shelley Caraway
Executive Director of Extended Education and Community Development
University Center 234

  • 7101 University Ave
  • Texarkana, TX 75503
  • p: 903.223.3000
  • f: 903.223.3104
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