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The University of Arizona Yuma is a regional location that partners with Arizona Western College, Imperial Valley College in California and other Arizona community colleges. With nearly twenty 2+2 pathways offered, your Yuma community college education doesn’t have to stop at an associate’s degree. After earning your associate's degree at one of our partner schools, you can easily finish your bachelor's degree at the University of Arizona Yuma.

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  • Applied Science: Administration of Justice

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    Applied Science: Administration of Justice

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    The Bachelor of Applied Science with an emphasis in Administration of Justice offers an interdisciplinary approach to criminal justice, procedural constitutional rights, contemporary issues in law enforcement, terrorism, immigration and border security, with an emphasis on research, analytical and critical thinking skills and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively. If you are a student with an Associate of Applied Science degree from community college, you can transfer up to 75 credits to a specific University of Arizona program.

     2+2 Online
  • Applied Computing: Software Development

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    Applied Computing: Software Development

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    In the Software Development emphasis, you will learn a variety of software fundamentals, including object-oriented and system programming, UNIX, mobile app development, web programming and secure computing. Learn by doing and create a variety of software applications under the guidance of faculty. The Software Development emphasis prepares you for a variety of positions, including Software and Web developer, Data Engineer, Mobile App Developer and Data Analyst positions. If you are a student with an Associate of Applied Science degree from community college, you can transfer up to 75 credits to the Bachelor of Applied Science program.

     2+2 Online
  • Applied Computing: Information Management

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    Applied Computing: Information Management

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    The Information Management emphasis prepares you for careers in database administration, data analysis and engineering, web development and information architecture. You learn the foundations of database systems, web design and programming, data visualization and analysis, as well as methods for visualizing, managing, and analyzing information. If you are a student with an Associate of Applied Science degree from community college, you can transfer up to 75 credits to the Bachelor of Applied Science program.

     2+2 Online
  • Applied Computing: Network Operations

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    Applied Computing: Network Operations

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    Our modern world depends on complex communications and computing networks to function properly and safely. Network Operations professionals are the people that defend these networks and ensure they operate at peak performance. As a Network Operations student, you will learn engineering and operational activities required to create, operate and defend these networks. The curriculum includes theory, operational labs, modern network architecture, advanced routing and switching, systems administration, cloud computing, network defense, wireless networking, and network security. As a Network Operations graduate, you are prepared to take on a wide variety of IT-related positions in the private, public and government sectors. If you are a student with an Associate of Applied Science degree from community college, you can transfer up to 75 credits to the Bachelor of Applied Science program.

     2+2 Online
  • Applied Computing: Artificial Intelligence

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    Applied Computing: Artificial Intelligence

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    Applied Artificial Intelligence integrates the curriculum development efforts on AI across Applied Computing, Computer Science and Cybersecurity. The emphasis courses focus on AI algorithm development and applying AI to approach practical application problems. The Applied AI emphasis will provide you with a firm understanding of AI technology, its applications and its use cases. You will be able to master concepts and tools including machine learning, statistical analysis and data analytics in applied computing. If you are a student with an Associate of Applied Science degree from community college you can transfer up to 75 credits to the Bachelor of Applied Science program.

     2+2 Online
  • Applied Computing: Cloud Computing

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    Applied Computing: Cloud Computing

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    In the Cloud Computing emphasis, you will become familiar with the complicated infrastructure related to virtualization, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. The course outline provides a baseline on virtualization technologies, introduction to cloud technologies, as well as courses focusing on Amazon and Microsoft, with advanced discussion topics on cloud computing.

     2+2 Online
  • Applied Computing: Dev Ops

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    Applied Computing: Dev Ops

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    The DevOps emphasis teaches core principles of Applied Computing, enabling you to develop a solid foundation in statistics, programming, networking and cybersecurity. Courses focus on the development and application of DevOps to approach practical application problems in secure computing. In this emphasis, you will gain hands-on, interdisciplinary experience alongside peers and expert faculty.

     2+2 Online
  • Cyber Operations: Cyber Engineering

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    Cyber Operations: Cyber Engineering

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    The Bachelor of Applied Science in Cyber Operations, designated by the National Security Agency as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO), prepares you for cyber-related occupations in defense, law enforcement and private industry. If you are a student with an Associate of Applied Science degree from an AZ community college, you can transfer up to 75 credits to a University of Arizona Bachelor of Applied Science program. The curriculum includes both offensive and defensive cyber security content delivered within our state-of-the-art Cyber Virtual Learning Environment to ensure you have extensive hands-on experiences to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to succeed after graduation. The Defense & Forensics emphasis is a highly technical, interdisciplinary hands-on Cyber education program. The Defense & Forensics emphasis conforms to academic requirements from both the National Security Agency’s Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO) and Cyber Defense (CAE-CD).

     2+2 Online
  • Cyber Operations: Defense Forensics

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    Cyber Operations: Defense Forensics

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    The Bachelor of Applied Science in Cyber Operations, designated by the National Security Agency as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO), prepares you for cyber-related occupations in defense, law enforcement and private industry. If you are a student with an Associate of Applied Science degree from an AZ community college, you can transfer up to 75 credits to a University of Arizona Bachelor of Applied Science program. The curriculum includes both offensive and defensive cyber security content delivered within our state-of-the-art Cyber Virtual Learning Environment to ensure you have extensive hands-on experiences to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to succeed after you graduate. The Defense & Forensics emphasis is a highly technical, interdisciplinary hands-on Cyber education program. The Defense & Forensics emphasis conforms to academic requirements from both the National Security Agency’s Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO) and Cyber Defense (CAE-CD).

     2+2 Online
  • Cyber Operations: Cyber Law Policy

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    Cyber Operations: Cyber Law Policy

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    The Bachelor of Applied Science in Cyber Operations, designated by the National Security Agency as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO), prepares graduates for cyber-related occupations in defense, law enforcement and private industry. If you are a student with an Associate of Applied Science degree from an AZ community college, you can transfer up to 75 credits to a University of Arizona Bachelor of Applied Science program. The curriculum includes both offensive and defensive cyber security content delivered within our state-of-the-art Cyber Virtual Learning Environment to ensure you have extensive hands-on experiences to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to succeed after you graduate. The Cyber Law & Policy emphasis is a unique program that combines a highly technical, hands-on cyber curriculum with a strong foundation in national and international law, strategy and policy relevant to cyber professionals. The technical cyber courses conform to the academic requirements from both the National Security Agency’s Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO) and Cyber Defense (CAE-CD).

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  • Engineering Management

    Bachelor of Science

    Engineering Management

    Bachelor of Science

    Engineering Management prepares you for leadership roles in high-tech industries. As an undergraduate, you will gain business skills and engineering design knowledge while also focusing on one of the College’s other majors to position themselves for careers in various industries.

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  • Human Services

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    Human Services

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    The Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Services provides knowledge of human behavior and development, program planning, social issues, and counseling and mediation. You will develop administrative skills and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in order to address contemporary issues in human services organizations. If you are a student with an Associate of Applied Science degree from community college, you can transfer up to 75 credits to the Bachelor of Applied Science program.

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  • Intelligence and Information Operations: Operational Intelligence

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    Intelligence and Information Operations: Operational Intelligence

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    The BAS in Intelligence and Information Operations prepares graduates for occupations in defense; the Intelligence Community; federal, state, and local law enforcement; and private industry. The curriculum includes intelligence operations, information warfare, and cybersecurity content delivered within our state-of-the-art Virtual Learning Environment to ensure our students have extensive hands-on experiences to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to succeed after they graduate. The BAS degree in Intelligence & Information Operations offers three sub plans, both in-person and fully online: Operational Intelligence, Law Enforcement Intelligence, or Information Warfare. The Operational Intelligence track is a defense-focused intelligence collection, synchronization, and analysis program that prepares graduates for immediate employment within the Intelligence Community. The Operational Intelligence track meets all of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Intelligence Community - Center of Academic Excellence (IC-CAE) academic requirements.

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  • Intelligence and Information Operations: Information Warfare

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    Intelligence and Information Operations: Information Warfare

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    The BAS in Intelligence and Information Operations prepares you for occupations in defense; the Intelligence Community; federal, state, and local law enforcement; and private industry. The curriculum includes intelligence operations, information warfare, and cybersecurity content delivered within our state-of-the-art Virtual Learning Environment to ensure you have extensive hands-on experiences to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to succeed after you graduate. The BAS degree in Intelligence & Information Operations offers three sub plans, both in-person and fully online: Operational Intelligence, Law Enforcement Intelligence, or Information Warfare. The Information Warfare track is focused on both offensive and defensive Information Operations. This track provides you with the skills necessary to detect, protect, and craft advanced information operation campaigns. The Operational Intelligence track meets all of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Intelligence Community - Center of Academic Excellence (IC-CAE) academic requirements.

     2+2 Online
  • Intelligence and Information Operations: Law Enforcement Intelligence

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    Intelligence and Information Operations: Law Enforcement Intelligence

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    The BAS in Intelligence and Information Operations prepares you for occupations in defense, the Intelligence Community, federal, state, and local law enforcement, and private industry. The curriculum includes intelligence operations, information warfare, and cybersecurity content delivered within our state-of-the-art Virtual Learning Environment to ensure you have extensive hands-on experiences to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to succeed after you graduate. The BAS degree in Intelligence & Information Operations offers three sub plans, both in-person and fully online: Operational Intelligence, Law Enforcement Intelligence, or Information Warfare. The Law Enforcement Intelligence track is focused on Intelligence-driven policing, forensic analysis, and information sharing. The Law Enforcement Intelligence track conforms to major Federal, State, and Local law enforcement agency academic requirements while also meeting the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Intelligence Community - Center of Academic Excellence (IC-CAE) academic requirements.

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  • Nutritional Sciences / Dietetics

    Bachelor of Science

    Nutritional Sciences / Dietetics

    Bachelor of Science

    Nutritional science is the study of nutrition and foods in health and disease across the lifespan. Courses within the major include nutritional biology and metabolism, food science and safety, nutrition assessment, and therapeutic diets. Nutritional science combines medicine, food chemistry, cell biology and biochemistry with a focus on nutrition and foods. You may specialize in either dietetics or nutrition. The dietetics option allows you to apply to dietetic internships and become registered dietitians through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The nutrition option prepares you for graduate study in nutrition, food science, nutritional biochemistry, dentistry, nursing, physical therapy or veterinary medicine.

     2+2
  • Organizational Leadership

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    Organizational Leadership

    Bachelor of Applied Science

    The Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Organizational Leadership and Regional Commerce provides you with the critical business, leadership, communication, and management skills needed to be immediately employable in professional management and supervisory positions. You will learn the psychology behind effective leadership, the core tenants of business practice, the fundamentals of organizational behavior and team leadership, as well as participate in hands-on project management. 

    You may choose from one of the two emphasis areas: Organizational Leadership or Regional Commerce. If you have an Associate of Applied Science degree from an AZ community college, you can transfer up to 75 credits to a University of Arizona Bachelor of Applied Science program. The Regional Commerce emphasis provides you with the necessary skills and competencies for careers in government organizations, private businesses and corporations, import-export/broker industries, local merchants, and small business ownership. This emphasis provides you with the fundamental business knowledge and required skills to analyze and understand the various factors driving economic growth and change in regional settings such as border communities or rural areas.

     2+2 Online
  • Software Engineering

    Bachelor of Science

    Software Engineering

    Bachelor of Science

    The BS in Software Engineering coherently integrates proven engineering techniques and disciplines with software development best practices that encompass all aspects of the software development lifecycle (SDLC). The curriculum includes core principles from systems engineering, electrical and computer engineering, and software engineering. The curriculum is based on a solid foundation of mathematics, including calculus, physics and discrete math.

     2+2
  • Agricultural Systems Management

    Bachelor of Science

    Agricultural Systems Management

    Bachelor of Science

    Agricultural Systems Management (ASM) is a unique academic program designed to meet the educational needs of a specialized agricultural economy in the desert southwest region of the United States. The ASM is delivered through a 2-way academic partnership between local community colleges, and the University of Arizona, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Major coursework is composed of business/management-related classes and agricultural systems/ plant sciences courses taught by faculty in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Arizona Yuma and main campus. 

    In this program, you will receive technical agriculture training to gain an understanding of broad agricultural concepts. The technical agricultural knowledge gained is supported by a business and management orientation through agriculture systems management and advanced agricultural technology. You’ll get training in core courses such as Personnel Supervision, Scientific and Technical Sales, Agricultural Law, Advanced Ag Systems/Technology, Irrigation, and Crop Production. Enrich your professional and technical preparation by participating in one or more internship experiences and/or defined field experiences during your junior/senior years.

     2+2
  • Biosystems Engineering

    Bachelor of Science

    Biosystems Engineering

    Bachelor of Science

    The Bachelor of Science in Biosystems Engineering is an ABET-accredited degree that uses engineering, math, and biology to design systems to manage soil and water resources and to design and develop biological and biomedical products. They combine technical knowledge, computer techniques, and control systems for a deeper understanding of agriculture and biology knowledge which someday may be used to design life support systems for colonies on other planets. You may specialize in water resource engineering or biological engineering.

     2+2
  • Civil Engineering

    Bachelor of Science

    Civil Engineering

    Bachelor of Science

    The Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering is an ABET-accredited degree where students learn to design, construct, manage and maintain physical facilities buildings, bridges, roads, tunnels dams, power plants and systems for water treatment and waste disposal. Study includes fundamental instruction in math, physics and chemistry as applied to civil engineering.

  • Computer Science

    Bachelor of Science

    Computer Science

    Bachelor of Science

    The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is the scientific and practical approach to computation and its applications. It is the systematic study of the feasibility, and mechanization of the methodical procedures that underlie the acquisition, representation, processing, storage, communication of and access to information.

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  • Cybersecurity

    Undergraduate Certificate

    Cybersecurity

    Undergraduate Certificate

    Further your professional development skills with the 18-unit Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity. This highly technical, interdisciplinary undergraduate certificate enhances career marketability for students as well as professionals looking to expand their skillset. The curriculum includes both offensive and defensive cyber security content delivered with CAST's state-of-the-art Virtual Learning Environment, providing hands-on experience to develop critical cyber operations knowledge, skills and abilities.

  • Family Studies & Human Development

    Bachelor of Science

    Family Studies & Human Development

    Bachelor of Science

    The Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Human Development is designed to provide a strong foundation in theory, research, issues and applications related to family/interpersonal processes and human development across the lifespan. Complementary coursework provides you with a grounding in social/behavioral and the biological sciences, as well as basic skills in research, writing and communication. You will also complete a focused sequence of coursework in a career-related area of specialization.

     2+2
  • Food Safety

    Bachelor of Science

    Food Safety

    Bachelor of Science

    Learn about food safety strategies from farm to fork. The BS in Food Safety program presents you with an opportunity to gain an education with an integrated food safety curriculum designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and problem-solving skills to thrive in tomorrow’s food safety-related “food industry” workplace. The BS in Food Safety is designed to address the importance of the overall food sector in various food industries (e.g., produce, meat and poultry, eggs, dairy, juices, chocolate, etc.), the Food Safety Modernization Act, foodborne illness outbreaks and their investigation, and increasing public concerns with food safety. The Food Safety program will enable you to earn a bachelor’s degree in an innovative and effective manner. When you complete this program, you will have a unique and highly desirable credential, which will likely provide you with a competitive edge in the marketplace. Careers can be found in local, state and federal agencies, public health, academia and industry.

     2+2
  • Industrial Engineering

    Bachelor of Science

    Industrial Engineering

    Bachelor of Science

    The Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering focuses on the design and implementation of integrated systems of people, materials, machines, energy and information. You may take all of your technical electives in one or more of the program’s focus areas.

    Industrial engineers work for a vast range of manufacturers and service providers in both the public and private sectors. Wherever they work, they share a common purpose: increasing efficiency. University of Arizona industrial engineering majors take core courses in chemistry, math, physics, computer science and design and modeling with advanced courses in operations research, production analysis, information management, embedded computer systems, and human factors and ergonomics.

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  • Personal and Family Financial Planning

    Bachelor of Science

    Personal and Family Financial Planning

    Bachelor of Science

    Through meaningful curriculum, educational enrichment, structured internships and hands-on professional development, the Personal and Family Financial Planning program will ensure that you are prepared to enter the workforce empowered and in demand. Companies will actively recruit you into positions such as Financial Advisor, Wealth Manager and Financial Planner. We embrace this highly focused and flexible industry and look forward to creating the kind of professional connections that last a lifetime.

     2+2
  • Systems Engineering

    Bachelor of Science

    Systems Engineering

    Bachelor of Science

    The Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering gives you knowledge of the processes of modeling, analyzing and designing advanced technology systems. It teaches design viewpoints and methodologies that emphasize system integration, with a focus on subject matter and tools for modeling and analysis. Systems engineering is an interdisciplinary field of engineering that focuses on how to design and manage complex engineering systems over their cycles.

     2+2
  • Engineering Management

    Master of Science

    Engineering Management

    Master of Science

    The MS in Engineering Management is designed for graduate engineers and scientists aspiring to advance into management careers within technological organizations. The University of Arizona College of Engineering provides online distance learning opportunities for master’s degree programs. These programs are designed with flexibility in mind, so working professionals and others with busy schedules or no access to campus can take classes and view on-demand lectures on their schedule.

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  • Systems Engineering

    Master of Science

    Systems Engineering

    Master of Science

    The Systems and Industrial Engineering (SIE) department at the University of Arizona was established in 1961 as the nation's first department of systems engineering. It now offers the Master of Science in Systems Engineering fully online to provide new opportunities for working professionals.

    Systems engineering is concerned with the design, modeling and analysis of technological systems that employ people and machines, software and hardware, and material and energy for diverse purposes such as communication, health care, transportation or manufacturing. The curriculum provides you with design viewpoints and methodologies that emphasize system integration, and with subject matter and tools for modeling and analysis of large, complex systems, e.g., probability and statistics, system theory, decision analysis, and simulation.

  • Cloud Computing

    Undergraduate Certificate

    Cloud Computing

    Undergraduate Certificate

    Build a solid foundation in virtualization and cloud technologies that will boost your confidence and enhance your training in the field of cloud computing. You will gain hands-on experience in virtualization technologies, general cloud technologies, Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services. You will also learn advanced topics such as incident response, defense techniques and penetration testing.

    This program serves a diverse student population, training technically-minded students in the nuances of developing, storing, protecting and leveraging the elasticity provided by cloud technologies. The introductory course will provide a baseline in virtualization technologies and an introduction to cloud technologies. Follow-up courses will focus on leading cloud services, as well as discussion of advanced topics on cloud computing. Earning this certificate will equip you with the technical skills to effectively design, operate, maintain and leverage virtualization and cloud technologies. Your advanced skills will support businesses, government and non-governmental organizations making you an asset to any organization.

  • Cyber Defense

    Undergraduate Certificate

    Cyber Defense

    Undergraduate Certificate

    The Undergraduate Certificate in Cyber Defense provides the opportunity to upskill in a fast-growing and in-demand career field. This program serves students across the University, including those who have not yet developed the technical background necessary to be successful in the field of cybersecurity. In this program, you will gain a sound understanding of the technologies and methods utilized to defend systems and networks. 

    Due to the growing demand for cybersecurity professionals in every field, this certificate is an excellent complement to any University of Arizona technical or non-technical degree program. Required courses are designed to build core knowledge, skills and abilities in the area of Cyber Defense. You will learn to design network architectures, employ active and passive defensive technologies and arm those defensive technologies with tactical Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI). You will also learn how to conduct Network Security Monitoring (NSM) and Threat Hunting Operations to respond to security incidents and defend against advanced cyber threats.

    Upon the completion of this certificate, you will be able to describe, evaluate and operate a defensive network architecture. You will also employ multiple layers of protection using technologies appropriate to meet mission security goals.

  • Digital Forensics

    Undergraduate Certificate

    Digital Forensics

    Undergraduate Certificate

    Do you have an investigative mind? Digital forensics entails the recovery and investigation of material found in digital devices. Earning an Undergraduate Certificate in Digital Forensics prepares you to solve digital crimes and gives you a competitive advantage in a fast-growing, in-demand field. Advance your career by becoming highly qualified to conduct digital investigations in corporate, non-government and governmental environments.

    Gain confidence and training in incident response and various digital forensics, including network forensics, mobile device forensics, host (Windows) and network (Linux) forensics and advanced memory forensics. Earning this certificate will signal to employers that you have dedicated the time and energy to develop the skills and expertise to tackle complicated digital forensic investigations. This certificate is designed for students from various backgrounds who have an introductory knowledge of computers and network fundamentals.

    Due to the pervasive cybersecurity demands in every field, this certificate is an excellent complement to any University of Arizona technical or non-technical degree program.

  • Information Warfare

    Undergraduate Certificate

    Information Warfare

    Undergraduate Certificate

    The Undergraduate Certificate in Information Warfare focuses on both offensive and defensive information operations. This certificate gives you the skills necessary to protect against advanced information operation campaigns.

    Gain hands-on experience detecting and defending against operations and disinformation campaigns carried out by foreign adversaries. You will use interactive exercises to master leveraging open-source data to support the development of psychological and information operation campaigns. Course content will guide you in developing and deploying denial of service and counter-messaging strategies to mitigate adversarial Information Operation campaigns. After completing this certificate, you will be able to expertly explain how influence operations focus on manipulating the psychology of targets through strategic communication. You will also be able to synchronize information operations with kinetic and electronic warfare processes to support hybrid and unrestricted warfare.

    The Undergraduate Certificate in Information Warfare serves students from across the University, specifically those without the technical intelligence or the cyber background necessary to be successful in the field of information warfare. This certificate is an excellent complement to University of Arizona cyber, intelligence, media studies, journalism and national security degree programs.

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  • Military Families

    Undergraduate Certificate

    Military Families

    Undergraduate Certificate

    The Undergraduate Certificate in Military Families provides a specific, disciplinary understanding of issues facing modern military families and cultivates skills for those working with, or intending to work in careers that support military members and their families. In this certificate program, our aim is to educate current and future professionals regarding military cultural and leadership factors, along with normative family processes, stresses and coping strategies. You will learn to appreciate the unique experiences of military members and their families and the resultant implications for helping professionals serving this population.

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  • Organizational Leadership

    Undergraduate Certificate

    Organizational Leadership

    Undergraduate Certificate

    Do you see yourself as a leader? Do you influence others to excel? Do you desire to promote positive change and drive progress within your organization? Then the Certificate in Organizational Leadership is the perfect opportunity to strengthen and amplify your leadership skills. 

    This certificate will prepare you to successfully take on leadership roles such as supervisor, project lead, manager, as well as executive management roles in any industry. The certificate signals to employers that you have the leadership and managerial skills to lead people and projects in both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. The certificate is also beneficial if you work in a technical field or earned a technical degree and want to strengthen your communication and decision-making skills.

    The program curriculum focuses on project management, staff management, teamwork, collaboration, writing and critical thinking skills. It will prepare you for a variety of leadership roles all while continuing to work within your current career field. Gain the tools to become a goal-oriented leader that solves real-world organizational challenges.

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  • Personal and Family Financial Planning

    Undergraduate Certificate

    Personal and Family Financial Planning

    Undergraduate Certificate

    Make a difference in the lives of others, while also securing your own future with an Undergraduate Certificate in Personal and Family Financial Planning. The fast-growing financial planning industry needs people like you to help individuals and families achieve their financial goals and plan for the future.

  • Security Computing

    Undergraduate Certificate

    Security Computing

    Undergraduate Certificate

    Further your professional development skills with the 18-unit Undergraduate Certificate in Security Computing. You will use Python programming language to solve cybersecurity problems and conduct digital investigations. Develop, debug, execute, and deploy offensive and defensive python scripts, develop algorithms, determine the algorithm's complexity, and identify cases in which the algorithm would/would not provide a reasonable approach for solving the specific problem.

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Student & Alumni Stories

Aaron Yepez

What motivated you to finish your bachelor’s degree?

“I’m a first-generation student, so 
I’m the first in my family to attend a university. I want to make my 
parents proud of me.”

Aaron

Biosystems Engineering, Bachelor of Science

Meredith

Why did you choose the 
University of Arizona Yuma?

“Being a mom and being able to earn a bachelor’s degree from a top-50 university without having to relocate my family is a great opportunity.”

Meredith

Sustainable Plant Systems, Bachelor of Science

Julia Sanchez

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“The University of Arizona Yuma team is with you every step of the way. They helped me select my schedule so I could graduate on time and so it would be affordable for me.”

Julia

Family Studies and Human Development, Bachelor of Science

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