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La Paz County College Services

Parker and Quartzsite Learning Centers

Parker Learning Center Parker AZ
Quartzsite Learning Center


from the Arizona Western College Parker and Quartzsite Learning Center team. It is our goal and AWC's mission to offer educational, career, and lifelone learning opportunities through innovative partnerships which enhance the lives of people in Yuma and La Paz counties. 

Degree Programs

Arizona Western College's La Paz County locations offer degree programs and a variety of specialized certificates. Here is a brief glimpse into some of the programs currently being offered:

1. Associate of Arts (A.A.)

  • Administration of Justice Systems
  • Homeland Security
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Psychology/Sociology
  • Social Work: US-Mexico Border Emphasis

2. Associate of General Studies (A.G.S)

3. Associate of Applied Sciences (A.A.S.)

  • Industrial Technology
  • Fire Science
  • Business

4. Specialized Certificates

  • Basic Welding
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Computer Specialties
  • Emergency Medical Technician, Basic
  • Fire Academy

*More Programs and Certification offered through online course work.

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:

  • Fall (August-December)
  • Spring (January-May)
  • Winter (December-January)
  • Summer (May-July)

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, AWC La Paz County locations offer a number of distance learning courses to meet changing needs of adult learners. Distance-learning modalities include:

  • Interactive Television (ITN)
  • Internet Web-based Courses
  • Open-entry/open-exit
  • Mixed Media
  • Cable Educational Channel 4 (offers educational classes and talk shows)

AWC La Paz County locations have many partnerships within the community: Parker Library, La Paz County Career Center, La Paz County School Districts, La Paz County, Town of Parker, Quartzsite, Salome, Wenden, and Ehrenberg, are just a few.

Contact Us

Parker Learning Center:
1109 Geronimo Ave
Parker, AZ 85344
Information: 928.669.2214
Fax: 928.669.5350

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Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 6:00pm

ITN: 928.314.9576
Fax: 928.314.9579
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Student Success Center Hours:
Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 8:00pm
12:00pm - 6:00pm

Technology Center:
1120 16th St.
Parker, AZ 85344
Information: 928.669.6551

Quartzsite Learning Center:
695 N. Kofa Ave/ PO Box 359 Quartzsite, AZ 85346
Information: 928.927.8299

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Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 6:00pm

Lobby Hours:
Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 6:00pm

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