Professional Licensure or Certification

Programs Leading to Licensure or Certification

Tohono O’odham Community College (TOCC) participates in the Arizona State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (AZ SARA), which requires each member institution to disclose information regarding programs that are designed to prepare students for professional licensure or certification.

TOCC does not offer program or courses that lead to professional licensure.

TOCC offers the below programs and courses that prepare students for third-party exams that earn certification from the third-party upon successful completion of the exam. TOCC does not issue certificates that lead to industry certification. The
College Catalog provides the details for the following programs:

  • Associate of Arts in Computer Information Systems: In addition to preparing students to enter a bachelor’s degree program, this degree prepares students to take the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Project Management Professional (PMP), and/or the Certified Cisco Network Associate (CCNA) network certification examinations.
  • Culinary Art Certificates I and II: Graduates of the Culinary Art Certificate Program will hold the Food Handler’s Permit and State Food Handler’s certification, as well as the national food handler’s certification ServSafe.
  • GEO 290 Unmanned Aerial Systems: This course prepares students to take the Federal Aviation Administration Part 107 Remote Pilot Exam. This course is an elective in the Associate of Arts and the Associate of Applied Science degrees in Geographic Information Systems, or it may be taken as a standalone course. For information on this course, visit the TOCC catalog, page 134.

Other programs such as the Associate of Arts in Elementary Education and the Associate of Arts in Social Work prepare students to transfer to a four-year institution to earn degrees that will lead to professional certification or licensure.