We are the Maricopa Community Colleges. We are 10 colleges, 2 skill centers and numerous education centers, all dedicated to educational excellence and to meeting the needs of businesses and the citizens of Maricopa County. Each college is individually accredited, yet part of a larger system - the Maricopa County Community College District, which is one of the largest providers of higher education in the United States.
Whether you are just out of high school, beginning or re-entering college or seeking lifelong education, you'll find that the Maricopa Community Colleges offer a wide range of opportunities for you to create the educational future that's right for you. We offer approximately 954 occupational programs (degrees and certificates), 31 academic certificates and 9 academic associate degrees (the associate degrees are available at each of our 10 colleges), and a total of 981 courses. We're the largest provider of health care workers and job training in Arizona, making us a major resource for business and industry and the place to be if you're seeking education and job training.
You can learn in the way that's best for you, because we have flexible course delivery, including field based, hybrid, in person, independent study, Internet, mixed media, print based, private instruction, evening, weekend and open-entry/open-exit choices.
If you see a four-year degree in your future, we have transfer agreements with public and private colleges and universities that enable seamless transitions to four-year institutions.