Divisions & Programs

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Business Division

Train for a career in Accounting, Business (includes Hotel and Restaurant Management), Computer Information Systems, or Culinary Arts.

Community-Public Health Division

The Community Health Worker Certificate provides the opportunity for individuals to develop skills as a front line public health worker who is a trusted member of and/or has a close understanding of the community they serve.

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Visual and Performing Arts Division

The Visual and Performing Arts division includes a variety of certificate and degree options in Entertainment Industry and Technology, Fine Arts, Digital Media and Design, as well as learning options in dance, instrumental music, choral music and theater.


Dietetic Education Division

With over a 40 year history of innovations in nutrition, dietetics and wellness education, we are proud to offer our degree and certificate programs 100% online that can enhance job skills and increase employment possibilities.

Education Division

Central Arizona’s Education Division offers many opportunities for study, including coursework in Elementary Education, Special Education, Secondary Education and Early Childhood Education that can lead to both certificates and degrees.

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Fire Science Division

This department offers courses in Fire Science and Hazardous Materials. An Associate of Applied Science Degree is available in Fire Science Technology. Certificates of Completion are available in Firefighter Operations, Driver Operator, and Fire Officer.

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Health Careers Division

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing professions in America today. In response to this growth, we developed the Allied Health Program in 1994. The program offers different specialties and will continue to add specialties as needed. Most specialties are for entry-level positions in the health field which have the potential for further advancement and have full benefits.


Literary Arts and Languages Division

Central Arizona College’s Literary Arts and Languages Division, the largest division in the college, houses courses in reading, languages, humanities, writing, and literature.

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Mathematics Division

Math courses of all levels, from developmental through advanced calculus, are offered to satisfy the requirements of all associate degrees and certificates. In addition, courses from MAT141-College Mathematics and above transfer to the state universities, as well as many universities outside of Arizona.

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Nursing Division

Registered nurses have many opportunities to specialize and to pursue higher degrees for clinical practice, teaching, and administration. Our Nursing Program focuses on a direct, hands-on approach to learning opportunities. The program features state of the art simulators and virtual classrooms.

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Radiologic Division

Explore a wide variety of special interest, professional growth and development, and personal enrichment courses. Community Education courses are short-term, non-credit, cost effective, and last anywhere from a few hours to several weeks.

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Science Division

The Science Department spans the disciplines of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, Astronomy, and Environmental Science. The department offers a wide range of courses in the natural sciences for degree completion, transfer to four-year institutions and personal interest.

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Social/Behavioral Sciences Division

This division offers studies in the areas of Administration of Justice, Anthropology, Archaeology, Counseling & Personal Development, Geography, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. We also offer specialized programs in Justice Studies, Social Work and Women and Gender Studies.

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Professional Programs Division

A vast arrays of careers awaits you with a degree or certificate in Administration of Justice, Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management or Sports and Fitness.