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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.

Arizona degrees lead to rewarding careers with room to grow. With easy access to community-focused programs, you won’t have to go far or wait long to find your ideal career. We offer tailored programs to serve the local community and working students of all ages.

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From making a positive contribution to your local community, to career growth, to making your family proud, there are so many reasons AZ Yuma may be the right choice for you. Hear our students share why the University of Arizona Yuma is the right fit for their life.

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  • Agricultural Education - Professional Agriculture

    Master of Science

    Agricultural Education - Professional Agriculture

    Master of Science

    The Master of Science in Agricultural Education - Professional Agriculture emphasis degree program is designed for working professionals in agriculture, life sciences and related fieldswho desire to obtain a graduatedegree that includes the development of entrepreneurial leadership and innovation knowledge and skill sets. Students are encouraged to pursue a relevant graduate certificate as part of their degree program.

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  • Agricultural Systems Management

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    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.

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  • Biosystems Engineering

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    Biosystems Engineering

    Bachelor of Science

    The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biosystems Engineering (BE) program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,http://www.abet.org.Biosystems engineers useengineering, math, and life science 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.

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  • Engineering Management

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    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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  • Engineering Management

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    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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  • Family Studies & Human Development

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    Family Studies & Human Development

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    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.

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  • Financial Planning

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    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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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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  • Industrial Engineering

    Master of Science

    Industrial Engineering

    Master of Science

    The Master of Science in Industrial Engineering will teach you to develop efficient processes and prepare organizations for long-term growth. Advance your career by improving manufacturing and other processes in a variety of sectors such as aerospace, healthcare delivery, steel and more. Play a vital role in a world that relies heavily on globalized manufacturing and supply chains.

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  • Mechanical Engineering

    Bachelor of Science

    Mechanical Engineering

    Bachelor of Science

    Delve into the design, manufacture, and maintenance of machines, from medical prosthetics and robots to energy systems in the Mechanical Engineering BS program. You will study physics and materials while focusing on particular interests: dynamics and controls, mechanical design, nanotechnology, solid and fluid mechanics, or thermal sciences. Take advantage of research opportunities and design projects that provide real-world experience throughout the program.

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  • Nutritional Sciences / Dietetics

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    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.

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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.

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  • 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.

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  • Sustainable Plant Systems

    Bachelor of Science

    Sustainable Plant Systems

    Bachelor of Science

    Nurture a greener and healthier tomorrow with a degree that innovates new, sustainable ways to keep food fresh. The Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Plant Systems has four tracks; students in the Fresh Produce Safety track advance the latest methods for maintaining the safety of food, one of the most important resources on Earth. In this Yuma-based program, students discover how production chains become contaminated with diseases, and learn Good Agricultural Practices for the harvest of leafy greens and fresh-vegetable food safety. Coursework provides insight into food safety issues, field risk assessments, facility sanitation and inspection processes. Students gain real-life experience in the applications of soil, water and plant sciences, including soil chemistry, plant nutrition and hydroponics

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  • 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.

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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.

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Student & Alumni Stories

Nicholas

Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering, Master of Science

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Before graduating from the University of Arizona Yuma with a master’s degree in Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering, Nick was a student at Arizona Western College.

Sergio

Systems Engineering, Master of Science

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Sergio graduated from the University of Arizona Yuma with a master’s degree in Systems Engineering. His graduation project was an analysis of the different factors affecting battery performance and life.

Ralph

Agriculture Technology & Management, Bachelor of Science

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Ralph’s path through the University of Arizona Yuma began as an Agriculture Science student at Arizona Western College.

Elene

Sustainable Plant Systems, Bachelor of Science

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With the help of 14 scholarships, Elene graduated debt-free from the University of Arizona Yuma with her bachelor’s in Sustainable Plant Systems.

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Nicholas

Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering, Master of Science

Before graduating from the University of Arizona Yuma with a master’s degree in Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering, Nick was a student at Arizona Western College.

He then transferred to the University of Arizona Yuma to graduate magna cum laude with his bachelor’s degree in Sustainable Plant Systems. Today, he works as the Special Projects Manager in the Fabrication Department of Keithly- Williams Seed Co., in Yuma, where he designs all of the planters and transplanters in the company building, ensuring that farmers have the capabilities to plant crops in the most efficient and innovative ways possible.

Born and raised in Yuma, Nick was always fascinated with agriculture, from being a young boy obsessed with tractors, to watching his father work as a mechanic at local farms, to learning how farms function up close.

After working for a local irrigation district, he chose to attend college, and eventually graduate from the University of Arizona Yuma to further his career path in agriculture. His goal was to not only be involved in the field but to help advance it in innovative ways. His favorite part about his career path is now having the ability to design new equipment ideas and continue to advance the industry.

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Sergio

Systems Engineering, Master of Science

Sergio graduated from the University of Arizona Yuma with a master’s degree in Systems Engineering. His graduation project was an analysis of the different factors affecting battery performance and life.

This experience led him to his current profession with Johnson Controls in Yuma, Arizona, where he serves as a quality engineer, working with a wide range of staff to monitor, test, and inspect products that reach a wide range of customers across the U.S.

Along with quality control, Sergio is the environmental coordinator and trained auditor for the Yuma facility – requiring the implementation and sustainability of environmental management systems, along with coordination of programs, procedures and policies, and training.

He currently works on energy and sustainability projects for his plant, in addition to temperature control projects for quality specifications to meet desired production rates.

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Ralph

Agriculture Technology & Management, Bachelor of Science

Ralph’s path through the University of Arizona Yuma began as an Agriculture Science student at Arizona Western College.

Always fascinated by agriculture, he chose to pursue his degree with the University of Arizona Yuma and surround himself with experiences related to the local agriculture industry. He graduated with a bachelor’s in Agriculture Technology & Management. Currently, Ralph works for Dow Chemical and AgroSciences, and he attributes meeting his employer and obtaining his current position through the volunteer and internship experiences he had in college.

As a sales representative for both Crop Protection and PhytoGen Cottonseed for Yuma County, Imperial County (California) and Coachella, he works directly with local farmers to make sure the products they use through Dow are achieving the best results.

He serves on numerous boards and committees, including the California Association of PCA’s Desert Valley Chapter, the University of Arizona’s IPM Committee and the University of Arizona’s Resistance Management Committee.

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Elene

Sustainable Plant Systems, Bachelor of Science

With the help of 14 scholarships, Elene graduated debt-free from the University of Arizona Yuma with her bachelor’s in Sustainable Plant Systems.

While obtaining her degree, and before dedicating her career to agriculture and public health, Elene developed a successful house flipping business during her time in school. Within her time at the University of Arizona Yuma, Elene was featured as a Winning Wildcat on Scholarship Universe and won the University of Arizona's Outstanding Senior Award. After graduation, Elene was hired as a manager at Yuma County Citrus Pest Control District and is the coordinator for Yuma’s first Citrus Health Management Area. She is in training to become a manager at the Yuma County Pest Abatement District. Within all of these roles, she oversees how diseases in plants and bugs can influence both citrus life and public health.

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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

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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

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How would you describe the support you’ve received?

“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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