We strive to prepare students for a lifetime of professional and community contributions in an increasingly interdependent and culturally diverse world. Our faculty and staff include outstanding teachers, scientists, writers, artists, and experts in a variety of academic disciplines and technical fields, all of whom are enthusiastically committed to offering our students a superior education.
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financial aid
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In addition to traditional academic programs, ASUMH offers a variety of services to serve the community. Secondary Center classes are offered for students in K-12 schools in the area. Community Education classes are offered for life-long learning and are just for fun. There are no tests or grades and these short-term courses are not for credit. Workforce Training programs are often customized for business and industry and both for-credit and not-for-credit classes.
At ASUMH, our Vision of “Creating Opportunities, Changing Lives” is all about students! We have a great staff who will support you from your first phone call or visit until you complete your degree. Whatever question you may have as a current, future, or former student, we are here to help you discover answers, realize your educational dreams, find a career, and have fun in the meantime! Reach out with the first step. We’ll grab your hand from there and hold on!
faculty and staff
Just as the ASUMH mission has meaning for students, it also encompasses our faculty and staff. This commitment shows in our efforts to provide Lifelong Learning through professional and personal development and training opportunities, Enhanced quality of life with our robust benefits package, flexible work-life balance, and a generous leave package, Academic Accessibility through education and tuition benefits, and Diverse Experiences through a culture that is respectful and mindful of our differences, yet inclusive in recognizing our sameness and unity in purpose. Our faculty and staff live the mission of LEAD every day.

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Community Education

To enhance and support the joy of lifelong learning, ASUMH offers Community Education. About Community Education courses:

  • Short-term personal enrichment classes and workshops
  • Begin recurrently throughout the semester
  • Non-credit
  • No tests or grades
  • Easy registration and low fees
  • Outstanding instructors

How to Register

  • On-line, using this page
  • In Person, at the Vada Sheid Community Development Center, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home, AR 72653
  • Over the phone by calling 870-508-6280
  • By Mail, please mail checks to:
    Department of Community Education
    1600 S. College St.
    Mountain Home, AR 72653
    Please indicate which class you would like and list your phone number

Visa, MasterCard and Discover are all accepted forms of credit/debit cards. If paying with cash, please have exact amount. All checks must be made payable to ASUMH.

Please check this page often for class additions and updates.

Course Proposal

The Community Education Office of Arkansas State University - Mountain Home welcomes ideas for classes of interest to the local community. If you have a suggestion for a community education class that you would like to teach, please complete the Community Education Course Proposal form and submit a short course description, a personal bio, a sample presentation and sample handouts for review. Please contact Sarah Sikes at 870.508.6280 for more information.

Other course options

ASUMH offers hundreds of online classes through Ed2Go. Click the logo to register.


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Basic Accounting for Small Business and Non-Profit

Learn the basic accounting steps you need to run your small business or non-profit organization. You will learn how to record and keep accurate business records. This class requires the book, "The Accounting Game" by Judith Orloff and Darrell Mullis, ISBN-13 978-1402211867.
Thu April 20 - Thu May 25
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dryer Hall, First Floor, D106

ACT Prep Course June 3

ACT Prep Course with Jennifer Dunn (for those entering grades 10-12) - 9:00a.m.-3:30 p.m. Need help preparing to take the ACT Test? Doing well on the ACT creates scholarship opportunities and increases the likelihood of admittance to the college of your choice. Become familiar with the test structure, cover test taking tips and take practice tests. A one hour lunch break will be observed during the course. Students should bring #2 pencils, TI-80 calculator and 3 ring binder.
Sat June 3
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Gotaas Hall


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