Maricopa Skill Center, located in Phoenix, Arizona, was founded in 1962 to provide skill and vocational training to residents of the region. The school maintains small class sizes and an educational pace controlled by the student. Many of the courses provide hands on training and provide the student with an atmosphere of educational exploration and confidence through the support of the staff and faculty.
Maricopa Skill Center offers a number of programs that are designed to prepare students for long term employment in typically high demand fields. These programs take less than two years to complete, and result in a certificate that demonstrates competency to potential employers. Individuals having completed a program will have gained the skills and abilities necessary to enter the workforce as qualified professionals.
Programs offered include:
Additional program information is available by visiting the school's website or by requesting information from the school today.
Admissions and Financial Aid
Any individual wishing to enroll at Maricopa Skill Center may do so through the completion and submission of the application for admission. Students should determine their program of study prior to applying. Individuals should be at least 18 years of age or have parental consent when applying. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of assistance should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information from which will be used to determine the need and aid program eligibility of a student when constructing an aid packet.
Additional financial aid information may be obtained at: www.fafsa.ed.gov or www.pin.ed.gov.
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Maricopa Skill Center by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Health and Clinical Professions
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $12,300. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||49%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||31%||$3,348|
|Receiving Student Loans||21%||$5,094|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, Maricopa Skill Center may provide student services including:
- Weekend and night classes available
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Assisting students to find work
Other Technical Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Maricopa Skill Center.
- East Valley Institute of Technology in Mesa, AZ (11 miles away)
- Southwest Skill Center at Estrella Mountain Community College in Avondale, AZ (17 miles away)
- Dixie Applied Technology College in Saint George, UT (268 miles away)
- Southwest Technical College in Cedar City, UT (298 miles away)