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Pathways to Healthcare Program

The Pathways to Healthcare Program trains low-income eligible students for careers in high-demand healthcare fields. The program is funded by a Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

In partnership with the Pima County OneStop, this grant helps the College meet the demand for skilled professionals in the local healthcare industry and provides low-income Pima County residents with opportunities for stable employment and a professional career.

Student benefits

PCC's Pathways to Healthcare Program provides opportunities for:

  • personalized assessment
  • pre-college basic skills development
  • career services
  • scholarships
  • financial aid
  • tutoring
  • internships or clinical placements
  • developmental education opportunities (if needed)
  • assistance with support services

Who is eligible?

To be eligible, you must be a Pima County Resident, 18 years or older AND:

  • at or below 70 percent of the Lower Living Income Standards as set by the U.S. Department of Labor


  • receiving nutritional or financial assistance from the Arizona Department of Economic Security

Get started with an information session

Pathways to Healthcare Program information sessions are offered at various locations. At the session, you will learn about the healthcare training programs available to help you enter a rewarding career in healthcare.

Information sessions are held weekly at the locations listed below. 

For information on the next available session, call 520-206-5250.


Pima County OneStop
Rio Nuevo Office
340 N. Commerce Park Loop, Suite 100
(520) 798-0500

PCC Desert Vista Campus
5901 S. Calle Santa Cruz [map]
(520) 206-5250

Program funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children & Families. This document was supported by Grant 90FX0005 from the Administration for Children & Families, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS.