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Study at Phoenix College

Phoenix College is a community college founded in 1920. It is located in Phoenix, Arizona, and is among the oldest community colleges in the country. The college offers Enrolment to more than 10, 000 students, and its main campus covers 52 acres. There are more than 200 degree and certificate programs offered by the Phoenix College. The college's sports teams are nicknamed PC, and the mascot is a bear. The teams wear the official colors of gold and blue, and participate in baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, soccer, track and field, softball and volleyball. Phoenix College has won a number of national championships in softball, baseball, track and field, wrestling, golf, football and cross-country. The alumni of the college include eminent personalities like Tony Award-winning actor Stephen Spinella, actors Nick Nolte and Peter Billingsley, television star Jaime Lyn Bauer, artist Eric Fischl, and Pop/ Rhythm and Blues singer CeCe Peniston.

Profile of Phoenix College

Phoenix College can be found in Phoenix, AZ (a large city). The school is a public institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Phoenix College.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. The most common majors at Phoenix College are in art studies and security and law enforcement.

Phoenix College Selectivity

The school is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.

Faculty

Instructors at Phoenix College are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 11, 097 students were enrolled in the school. Older adults are in evidence at Phoenix College, often seeking career changing education.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Phoenix College delivers teaching and learning experiences that inspire the lifelong pursuit of educational, professional, and personal goals for our diverse urban community. "

Phoenix College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts533liberal arts and sciences, general studies, American Sign Language, sign language translation, creative writing, Native American studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine320EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, nursing assistant
Art Studies276art studies
Medical Support and Technology233medical assistant, phlebotomy, allied health and medical assisting, dental assistant, dental hygienist, histotechnologist, medical lab tech, medical lab assistant, . . .
Security and Law Enforcement207forensic science, criminal justice and safety, fire-fighting
Law76legal assistant, legal secretary, court reporting
Business and Management71business, accounting, marketing, MIS, business management, international business, banking, accounting and computer science, . . .
Family and Social Work61child care management, family and community services, human services, foodservice management, child development, adult development and aging, social work
Design47interior design, fashion design, design and visual communication
Medical administration41health and medical administrative, medical records tech, medical records admin, medical transcription
Engineering Technician39architectural drafting, civil engineering tech, surveying tech
Therapy and Counselling35massage therapy, psychology
Science26physical sciences
office and Administration23administrative assistant, general office occupations, office data entry
Photography and Commercial Art18commercial art, commercial photography
Education and Teaching18elementary school teaching, educational admin and supervision, Education
Cooking and Culinary Arts8chef training, food prep and kitchen assistant
Computer Science and Engineering7computer and info science, systems analyst, computer services management
Construction Trades5building inspector, apparel and textiles
Music4music, various music studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy4rehabilitation, exercise science
Drama and Performing Arts3drama
Real Estate and Construction Management3real estate, construction management
Architecture and Planning2urban planning
Medicine2gerontology
Production Trades1welding
Hospitality0hotel management


Contact: Phoenix College

Phoenix College

1202 W Thomas Rd

Phoenix, AZ 85013

General Phone: (602) 264-2492

http://www.pc. maricopa.edu

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