Desert Vista Campus
Desert Vista Campus enrolls 3,600 students each semester and offers a full complement of transfer and occupational programs, and, in conjunction with the city of Tucson, operates the Fitness Center.
Federal grant aids student success
Thanks to a $2.6 million federal Title V grant, Desert Vista Campus will have more tools to improve student success and retention by redesigning courses and using a variety of learning strategies. Funding for the Campus Integrated Model for Attainment also covers the integration and expansion of campus student resources.
Center for Training and Development
PCC’s Center for Training and Development offers more than one dozen clock-hour training programs in health, culinary and food service, and business professions. Since 1963, CTD has trained approximately 50,000, with a 90 percent completion rate and an 85 percent job placement rate.
In the nationally respected Aviation Technology Program, students receive hands-on instruction in Airframe & Powerplant, Structural Repair and Avionics on the grounds of Tucson International Airport.
Pathways to Healthcare Program
Early Childhood studies
PCC offers certificates and degrees, including Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Education and Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Studies. Teacher’s aide, lead teacher and instructional aide are among the career options.
Desert Vista Fitness Center
The College cooperates with the city of Tucson to run the Desert Vista Fitness Center, which offers fitness and weight training classes, and has available regulation soccer and softball fields. Learn more about PCC recreation centers at www.pima.edu. Click on current students, then athletics, then recreation centers.
In Pima Community College’s Culinary Arts Program, you can turn your passion for food into a fascinating career! Learn more than the basics – explore art of cooking, based on the principles of classic French and contemporary American cuisines.