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Cochise County Community College District

1 Campus
13 Programs

Cochise College has been recognized nationally for its cost, return on investment and high success rate.

At Cochise, students learn about subjects in small classes with individualized attention from faculty who pass along real world experience.

Cochise College graduates can transfer seamlessly to all three Arizona four-year universities. And because of articulation agreements with many out-of-state universities, students can guarantee transfer credits.

Cochise College has also built strong relations with local and national businesses to offer co-op and internship opportunities in health care, industrial industries and Fort Huachuca.

Available Programs

  • Electronics Technology
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    The Electronics Technology Associate of Applied Science degree prepares students for employment in the field of general electronics and computer systems. Focus is on the study of electricity, analog and digital devices and circuits, measurements, electronic communications, microprocessors, microcomputers, and computer networking and software applications.

  • Carpentry Technology
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    The Carpentry Technology Certificate teaches basic carpentry, framing and finishing, form making, technical mathematics, and blueprint reading skills, all of which prepare students for National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification and for eventual employment in the construction trades.

  • Building Construction Technology
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    The Building Construction Technology Associate of Applied Science degree is intended for experienced construction workers looking to upgrade their skills and for students seeking employment as construction workers, supervisors, and estimators in the field. It gives students the skills required for the appropriate National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification and for most construction apprenticeships.

  • HVAC
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    The HVAC Certificate in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning prepares students for direct employment in the refrigeration industry by teaching the skills required to service, troubleshoot, and maintain residential and commercial HVAC systems.

  • Welding Technology
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

    The Welding Technology Certificate prepares students to enter the workforce with diverse welding skills and with knowledge of design concepts used in the welding industry.

  • Automotive Technology
    Truck Driving, Transportation, and Mechanics

    The Automotive Technology Certificate is designed to provide students with a solid core of skills for employment in the automotive technology industry. It also prepares them to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification tests necessary for that employment.

  • Medical Assistant
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Medical Assistant Certificate provides training for entry-level employment in a medical practice setting, with emphasis on the routine administrative and clinical tasks required in the day-to-day operation of offices and clinics of health professionals. It introduces students to telephone techniques and other front office functions such as filing and coding insurance claims, scheduling patients, and keeping electronic medical records. It also introduces them to back office skills that include taking vital signs, assisting with electrocardiograms and other special procedures, using medical terminology, and administering medication. The certificate’s externship course offers practical experience in a medical office setting. Prior to certificate completion, students take the Medical Assistant certification examination to meet the national requirements as a Certified Medical Assistant.

  • Practical Nursing
    Nursing

    The Practical Nursing Certificate prepares students to become Licensed Practical Nurses by enabling them to provide nursing care to clients of all ages across all cultures. Emphasis is on theory applied through laboratory and clinical experiences. Upon successful completion students are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) for licensing by the Arizona State Board of Nursing as practical nurses.

  • Nursing Assistant
    Nursing

    The Nursing Assistant Certificate, which requires one semester to complete, is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing to prepare students for nursing assistant certification. Emphasis is on communication, patient safety, anatomy and physiology, specific patient-care skills, and patient rights. Includes the nursing process and the legal and professional responsibilities of the nursing assistant. Also covers the basic physical, psychosocial, and cultural needs of all patients, with special emphasis on the geriatric population.

  • Administration of Justice
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    The Administration of Justice Associate of Arts degree is designed to prepare students for a wide variety of criminal justice career fields or for transfer into university degree programs. The degree also provides additional training for certified law enforcement and corrections professionals. To ensure seamless transfer, students must develop their specific program of study in close coordination with a Cochise College advisor.

  • Fire Science Technology
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    The Fire Science Technology Certificate teaches the basic skills needed in today’s changing fire service. Through coursework in fire and emergency services, students learn to plan for, respond to, and mitigate various emergency situations. Emphasis is on employability.

  • Emergency Medical Technician
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    The Emergency Medical Technician Certificate provides a study of anatomy and physiology, signs and symptoms of illness and injury, patient assessment, procedures associated with the provision of emergency medical care, triage, basic life support systems, and basic legal responsibilities. Equips students with the knowledge and skills required by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) and the Arizona Department of Health Services – Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (ADHS-BEMS) to practice as an Emergency Medical Technician.

  • Culinary Arts
    Culinary Arts, Food Service, and Nutrition

    The Culinary Arts Associate of Applied Science degree provides training in the culinary arts for the purpose of direct employment in the field of professional cooking as an assistant to the chef or to the food and beverage director.

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