Through its land-grant mission, the University of Arizona is committed to serving the state of Arizona and students who seek to earn a high-quality degree from its flagship university. Programs at our Near You Network locations offer a mix of face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online courses to meet the demands of students, giving them direct access to on-site faculty, advisors, program directors, and support staff. Through partnerships with local community colleges, students can earn a bachelor’s or graduate degree without leaving their community.
Meet the Distance Education TeamColleges and departments that are interested in offering full degree programs at any current distance location, or at any new site, should contact the Administration team as early as possible in the planning stages, but at least six months in advance at minimum.
The Administration team assists colleges and departments with the overall planning, implementation, and business modeling for distance education programming and oversees the support staff and activities at distance sites. The team serves as a liaison to campus service providers such as Admissions, Bursar, Registrar, and Financial Aid to support the overall student experience as well as works with community, education, and governmental partners to expand programs and services.
Business Operations provides central office finance and administrative support for the distance team, and reconciliation and budget support for colleges and departments engaged in distance education activities.
The Associated Students of The University of Arizona Near You works to enhance the quality of student life through academics, activities, community involvement, clubs and organizations, service, and advocating for students. The executive board represents the student voice in the discussions and decisions that shape all aspects of Wildcat life across the state, both academically and socially.
Technology services is a resource that provides audio and visual production, classroom technology support, digital photography, equipment lending, software and hardware troubleshooting, teleconferencing, and more.
In addition to degree programs, UArizona offers a robust selection of professional development continuing education programs. Course offerings are tailored to each distance location, and can be customized based on student/industry requests. Frequent topics include PMP: Project Management, CompTIA Security+, ISC2 CISSP, Technical Writing, and more.
Located in the Chandler Community Center, students can pursue a Bachelor of Applied Science degree, a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Legal Studies, a Master of Education and necessary teaching certifications in the Teach Arizona program, or an Educational Specialist degree in school psychology.
Located in the Gilbert University Building, students can pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, with an emphasis in Integrated Health, or a Master of Science in Nursing for Entry to the Profession of Nursing.
Located in the Santa Cruz Provisional Community College District Center with Pima Community College, students can earn Bachelor's degrees in education, general studies, or applied, technical, or social sciences.
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