Tucson, AZ

School Details

The University of Arizona is a four-year, public and land-grant university that was founded in 1885 and is located in the city of Tucson, Arizona. Today, the four-year university enrolls more than 40,000 students and maintains campuses in Tucson, Sierra Vista, and Phoenix.

Accredited Online Degrees for Adult Students

Managed through the Arizona Outreach College, a number of accredited online degrees, online certificates, and distance education courses are available. Online fields of study feature programs in nursing, agriculture, education, technology, business, and health sciences. More than fifteen graduate opportunities are offered online, including an Executive MBA degree and a Master of Public Health.

Reputation and Accreditation

The University of Arizona is regionally accredited and programmatic accreditation also has been awarded to fields in agriculture and life sciences, architecture and landscape architecture, education, engineering, fine arts, law, management, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, science, social and behavioral sciences, in addition to areas of research and other programs.

Recognized for its role in research, the University of Arizona also retains membership with the Association of American Universities and is ranked 19th among other public universities by the National Science Foundation.

Programs are housed in a number of Colleges and Schools, including:

  • College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
  • College of Architecture, Planning & Landscape Architecture
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Fine Arts
  • College of Humanities
  • College of Medicine (Phoenix and Tucson campuses)
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Optical Sciences
  • College of Pharmacy
  • College of Science
  • College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Colleges of Letters, Arts and Science
  • Eller College of Management
  • Graduate College
  • Honors College
  • James E. Rogers College of Law
  • Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
  • Outreach College
  • UA South

Accreditation & Licensing

University of Arizona is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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Art & Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Africana Studies Bachelor of General Studies / Arts, Media & Entertainment


Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Leadership Bachelor of Arts in Communication Bachelor of General Studies / Economy & Industry Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Graduate Certificate in Accounting Graduate Certificate in Business Intelligence & Analytics Master of Business Administration Master of Business Administration / Finance Master of Business Administration / Management & Organizations Master of Business Administration / Management Information Systems Master of Business Administration / Marketing Master of Science in Accounting Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Master of Science in Management Information Systems

Computer Science & IT

Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Computing Bachelor of Science in Geographic Information Systems Technology Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Information Security Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems Technology Master of Science in Geographic Information Systems Technology

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Bachelor of Applied Science in Administration of Justice Bachelor of Applied Science in Cyber Operations Bachelor of Arts in Law Bachelor of Science in Emergency Medical Services Graduate Certificate in International Security Studies Graduate Certificate in Legal Information & Scholarly Communication Master of Arts in International Security Master of Laws Master of Legal Studies Master of Science in Cybersecurity


Bachelor of Science in Literacy, Learning & Leadership Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership Graduate Certificate in Archival Studies Graduate Certificate in Behavior Support Specialist Graduate Certificate in Career & Technical Education Administrator Graduate Certificate in Digital Information Management Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design & Technology Graduate Certificate in Reading Instruction Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language Master of Arts in Education Policy Master of Arts in Library & Information Science Master of Arts in Second Language Learning & Educational Technology Master of Arts in Special Education Master of Science in Educational Technology


Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management Graduate Certificate in Geomechanics / Rock Mechanics Graduate Certificate in Mine Production & Information Technology Graduate Certificate in Mineral Processing & Extractive Metallurgy Graduate Certificate in Photonic Communications Engineering Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering Master of Engineering in Innovation, Sustainability & Entrepreneurship Master of Engineering in Mining, Geological & Geophysical Engineering Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering Master of Science in Engineering Management Master of Science in Industrial Engineering Master of Science in Material Sciences & Engineering Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering Master of Science in Photonic Communications Engineering Master of Science in Systems Engineering


Bachelor of Science in Care, Health & Society Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences / Nutrition Bachelor of Science in Public Health Graduate Certificate in Applied Nutrition Graduate Certificate in Global Health Graduate Certificate in Mining Occupational Safety & Health Graduate Certificate in Public Health Master of Public Health Professional Science Masters in Applied Nutrition

Math & Science

Bachelor of General Studies / Science, Technology, Health & Society Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Built Environments Graduate Certificate in Optical Sciences Graduate Certificate in Statistics Master of Science in Agricultural Education / Professional Agriculture Master of Science in Optical Sciences


Graduate Certificate in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Psychology & Human Services

Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Services Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Bachelor of General Studies / Social, Behavioral & Human Understanding Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis

Religion & Philosophy

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy / Ethics