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Step 3. Pima Resources

Many careers require you to get an education that culminates in earning a certificate or an associate degree from a community college or a bachelor’s degree from a college or university. You should investigate how Pima fits into your career journey.

Choosing your program of study

Based on the career you chose in Step 2, you will be able to choose the appropriate Pima program and the classes to complete it. At this point, your MyCareerPath may take one of two directions:

  1. Occupational: Earn a Certificate or Associate Degree for direct employment in your career field. Start by researching your chosen career through the resources on the Career Planning channel at MyPima; to prepare for you career, learn more about Job-seeking Skills (Step 5)
  2. University Transfer: Earn an associate degree for transfer to a college or university to earn a bachelor’s degree or higher. Start by learning more about University Transfer (Step 4)

Counselors can help you determine how Pima fits into your career journey with resources for:

  • getting started at Pima;
  • understanding the steps required to enroll;
  • identifying available support services

Online Resources

Students: explore MyCareerPath at MyPima.  Click on the Student Resources tab, Career Planning channel to learn different types of assessments.