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  • Tuition Discount Program

    Pima County now offers tuition discounts for employees.


    In our effort to be as responsive and helpful as possible to our partners in the wake of the coronavirus, University of Arizona Online is extremely excited to offer the corporate education partnership benefits to Pima County employee spouses, domestic partners, and dependents.

    Pima County employees and their dependents now have the amAZing opportunity to get their degree from top-ranked University of Arizona!

    The University of Arizona, one of the leading research institutions in the nation and ranked among the top 30 best online bachelor’s programs by U.S. News & World Report, offers 100% online bachelor’s degrees that connect students directly to Arizona’s flagship university.

    At Arizona Online, you are part of a community that embraces the challenges of adult life and provides the structure and support you need to excel. You can expect the same world class degree programs and supportive environment in your online community as you would get on the University of Arizona campus. With 32 undergraduate degree programs to choose from, you have the flexibility to select coursework that fits your goals.

    As a Pima County employee, spouse, domestic partner or dependent you will receive additional employee benefits including:

    • 10% tuition reduction on online undergraduate and graduate programs
    • Dedicated enrollment support
    • Waived application fee
    • Yearly onsite events
    • Six start dates a year

    Visit Arizona Onlineto get started!

    amAZing Education Benefit Flyer Fall 2020

    Courses begin August 24, 2020 and October 15, 2020

    Fall 2020 Online Course Offerings

    Online registration will open on August 17, 2020 at 10 AM Tucson time at communityclassroom.arizona.edu


    All Pima County employees will receive a 20% discount.

    Fall 2020 Online Course Offerings Flyer

    Professional Development:

    Planning Powerful Presentations $75

    Kristin Little, Department of English

    Mondays, 6 – 7 PM

    October 5, 12, 19, 26

    The Craft of Editing in Professional Contexts $100

    Kevin Cassell, Department of English

    Mondays, 6 – 7:30 PM

    November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

    Nothing About Us Without Us: Community-Based Program Evaluation $40

    Beth Meyerson, Southwest Institute for Research on Women

    Friday, 46 PM  
    November 20

    Cultural Immersion Experience:


    The Cultures of Chocolate $50

    Benjamin Lawrance

    Fridays, 4 – 5:30 PM

    November 6 & 13


    Cocina del Pueblo: Tucson Basin Foodways $50

    Liane Hernandez

    Mondays, 10:30 – 11:30 AM

    September 28, October 5, 12


    Classroom with Professor Chomsky:


    Language, Mind, and Brain $300

    Noam Chomsky, Tom Bever, Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini, Department of Linguistics

    October 15 – December 8


    Lifelong Learning Courses:

    The Politics of Polling: The Impact of Public Opinion $150

    Samara Klar, School of Government and Public Policy

    Wednesdays, 1 – 3 PM

    September 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28


    No Time for Nice: Kindness as a Force for Personal and Social Change $130

    Jeannette Maré, Department of Communication

    Wednesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 PM.

    September 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28

    Whiteness and Racial Violence in America $170

    Jen Roth Gordon, School of Anthropology

    Thursdays, 4:30 – 6 PM

    October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5


    Modern Cannabis Policy: Prohibiting, Legalizing, and Regulating a Commonly Used Substance

    Annie Boustead, School of Government and Public Policy

    Tuesdays, 5 – 7 PM

    October 6, 13, 20, 27 

    Power to the People? Lessons from Europe’s Populist Turn $130

    Paulette Kurzer, School of Government and Public Policy

    Wednesdays, 10 AM – 12 PM

    October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4 


    For the discount code and any other questions, please contact Kerstin Miller at kbmiller@email.arizona.edu or (520) 621-5111

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    Arizona State University is advancing
    education and expanding career possibilities
    for public employees in Arizona with the
    Arizona Public Employee Scholarship.

    ASU is proud to offer a scholarship opportunity to public employees
    interested in pursuing a degree and upskilling for the careers they
    have now and the goals they’re working toward.

    This 10% scholarship will apply to any of ASU’s world-class degree
    programs on any ASU campus, including online undergraduate and
    graduate degree programs.

    The application is simple, and employees can submit the required
    form any time during the semester before the last day of classes to
    receive the award.

    Visit students.asu.edu/arizona-public-employee-scholarship

    to learn more.


    Contact the Admission Services team at
    ASU4AZemployees@asu.edu or call 480-965-7788.


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    Take advantage of our Partnership discount providing all Pima County employees with a 10%

    tuition scholarship to the program of your choice.

    If you have been considering furthering your education online, now’s the time!

    For your convenience,  Grand Canyon University offers Bachelor, Masters, and Doctorate degrees.


    Barry Julian, MBA

    University Development Representative

    College of Education

    Grand Canyon University

    3500 N. Campbell Ave. Tucson AZ

    602-247-4591 Office

    928-863-8644 Cell

    877-217-0939 Fax

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    GCU MOU for Pima County Employees

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    Benefit from a 10% tuition reduction on NAU graduate programs 

     as a Pima County employee

    Northern Arizona University is proud to partner with Pima County and is excited to announce that benefits-eligible Pima County employees may receive a 10% tuition reduction on graduate degree programs.

    If you are interested in furthering your education, search NAU’s graduate programs, including master’s and doctoral degrees, to see what program is most aligned with your interests and goals. Choose from more than 100 graduate degree programs. You can earn a degree from NAU without relocating by choosing programs available 100% online, or enrolling in programs that are offered at locations in the Tucson area.

    NAU offers graduate programs in Tucson, including the following degree options, which have new cohorts beginning in fall 2020.

    • Organizational Leadership, Master — Enhance your knowledge and skills in administration as you prepare for leadership or management responsibilities.
    • Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Arts — This program will prepare you to become an applied general practitioner to work within human service, mental health, and social agencies.
    • Educational Leadership – Principal K-12, Master of Education — The educational leadership cohort is offered in partnership with Tucson-area school districts, and is available to teachers who want to qualify to serve as K-12 principals.
    • Explore these graduate programs offered online.
    • Public Administration, Master — This program will give you a stronger understanding of public organizations and how to lead within this environment.
    • Parks and Recreation Management, Master of Science — With the parks and recreation coursework, you will enhance your skills to serve in administrative and management positions in parks, recreation and leisure service planning.
    • English – Professional Writing, Master of Arts — If you’re looking to advance your communication skills, this is an ideal program to develop or refine your writing and editing skills.

    Find more information and eligibility criteria at nau.edu/educational-partnerships/pima-county

    If you’re ready to apply to NAU, contact NAU Admissions at 888-628-2968. 

    NAU Pima County Partnership FAQ

    NAU Employment Confirmation Form (ECF)