La Paz County College ServiceS
Parker and Quartzsite Learning Centers
from the Arizona Western College Parker/Quartzsite Learning Center staff. It is our goal to provide LaPaz County with classes that support life long learning. Whether working on academic, career and technical, or personal enrichment courses, we hope that your experience with us will be positive and beneficial.
Arizona Western College's Parker Learning Center offers four degree programs and a variety of specialized certificates:
1. Associate of Arts (A.A.)
2. Associate of General Studies (A.G.S)
3. Associate of Applied Sciences (A.A.S.)
There are many certificates offered each semester: Medical, Computer Specialties, Early Childhood Education and Fire Science.
Occupational, academic, and enrichment classes are also scheduled throughout La Paz County each semester. Courses are offered during four semesters to take advantage of the excellent weather.
They are the following:
Today's innovative technology allows individuals to take high-quality distance learning courses that fit into their personal, work, or family schedules. As a result, La Paz Center offers a number of distance learning courses to meet changing needs of adult learners. These distance-learning modes are available:
Interactive Television (ITN)
Internet (on line)
Open-entry / open-exit (computer labs)
Cable Educational Channel 4 (offers educational classes and talk shows)
La Paz AWC has many partnerships with the community: Parker Library, Career Center, La Paz Certified School District, The Town of Parker and the County, Quartzsite, Salome, Wenden, and Ehrenberg are just a few.