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Rapid Response Workforce Programs
and Potential Funding Options

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The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is here to help you enroll in workforce programs that will quickly prepare you for today's in-demand jobs. We work in collaboration with Maricopa County and the City of Phoenix to determine WIOA eligibility for assistance with funding, and help you start your preferred career path.

What's WIOA?

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The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is designed to strengthen and improve our nation's public workforce system and help get Americans, including youth and those with significant barriers to employment, into high-quality jobs and careers and help employers hire and retain skilled workers. As part of this program, eligible individuals can enroll in certain training programs, including those listed below, at no cost.  

Who's eligible?

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To receive funding for our career training programs through WIOA, there are certain eligibility requirements that you must meet. ARIZONA@WORK will help determine if you meet all of the requirements, but a few of the most important ones are listed below:

Participants must be 18 years or older
Participants must be eligible to work in the United States
Participants must meet income eligibility requirements or must be unemployed, dislocated, or furloughed from work

Which programs are eligible?


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Listed below are programs across the 10 Maricopa Community Colleges that are eligible for this funding. Participating college locations are abbreviated next to their respective programs and are offered in various modalities, including in-person, virtual/online, and hybrid.


Program Format Key:  In-Person (P), Virtual/Online (V), Hybrid (H)


Applied Technology

The Applied Technology Field of Interest programs give you the hands-on skills you need to design, develop, or repair high-tech equipment and processes. After studying in these areas, you can often find work after completing introductory classes and expand your knowledge, skills, and education while earning a livable wage.


•  Automated Industrial Technology I [MCC] H
•  Carpentry/Framing - Certificate Level One [SMCC] H
•  Carpentry/Framing - Certificate Level Two [SMCC] H
•  Electrical - Certificate Level One [SMCC] H
•  Facilities Management Professional [GWCC] P
•  Industrial Technology for the Semiconductor Industry [EMCC] P
•  Plumbing - Certificate Level One [SMCC] H
Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management

Because our global economy starts with the small business on the corner and extends to the world’s most valuable companies, we’ve designed our Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management Field of Interest to give you the knowledge and experience you need to be an economic and social leader at every level of your career.


•  Accounting [PC] P, V
•  Enrolled Agent [PVCC] P
•  Entrepreneurial Studies Level I [RSC] V
•  General Business [PC] P, V
•  Human Resources Management [PC] P, V
•  Management [PC] P, V
•  Securities Industry Essentials Prelicensure [SCC] P, V, H
•  Securities Industry Essentials (16CR)Program [SCC] V
•  Social Media Marketing [SCC] V

Computer and Information Technology

As technology evolves and data management systems become increasingly complex, the demand for highly skilled technology professionals continues to grow. Maricopa Community Colleges offers advanced laboratories, modern equipment, internships, and flexible and specialized classes through our Computer and Information Technology Field of Interest, where you will learn about computing hardware and software, web-based platforms, networks, telecommunications systems, and other innovative technology.


•  Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Practitioner SysOps Administrator [MCOR] V
•  Amazon Web Services Cloud Practitioner [PVCC] V
•  Back End Software Developer [GWCC] H, V
•  Cisco Network Administration and Security  [GCC] P
•  CompTIA A+, N+, and S+ [MCOR] V
•  CompTIA Security+ [MCOR] V
•  Computer Support Specialist (CompTIA A+, N+) [MCOR] V
•  Computer Systems Configuration & Support [SCC] P 
•  Front End Software Developer [GWCC] H, V
•  Linux Associate [PC] P, V

Health Sciences

If you want to help people live better, safer, healthier lives, consider the Health Sciences Field of Interest. Maricopa Community College’s Health Sciences degrees and certificates are designed to give you comprehensive training for health-related work in the hospital, healthcare, or exercise and fitness settings.


•  Certified Risk Adjustment Coder [MCOR] V
•  Dental Assisting [PC] P
•  Emergency Medical Technology Preparation (CCL) [GCC] P
•  Fundamentals of Administrative Medical Assisting [PC] P
•  Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR [MCOR] V
•  Medical Office Manager [MCOR] V
•  Medical Transcription Editor [MCOR] V
•  Nurse Assisting  [GCC] P
•  Nurse Assisting [MCC] H



To learn more about program requirements, visit the Maricopa Community Colleges Degrees and Certificates.

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The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the District.


The Maricopa County Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs or activities. For Title IX/504 concerns, call the following number to reach the appointed coordinator: 480-731-8499. For additional information, as well as a listing of all coordinators within the Maricopa College system, visit