Vision, Mission and Goals


Central Arizona College is the leader of innovative learner success and the center for educational opportunities in our diverse communities.


Central Arizona College engages our diverse communities in quality learning experiences for lifelong success by providing accessible, educational, economic, cultural, and personal growth opportunities.


Student Learning

Our Directions:

Quality Programs
Academic Involvement K-12
Facilities that Foster Learning
Advanced Degrees
Responsibility to Community
Employee Development

Strategic Goals:

Ensure broad access to high-quality innovative educational programs, services and training opportunities for Pinal County residents

Improve student retention, persistence, completion and job placement

Ensure a safe, sustainable environment that promotes learning, communication, diversity and satisfaction among students, faculty and staff

Enhance our physical and technological infrastructure to support changes in the learning and work environment

Expand partnerships with Universities to provide advanced degrees to Pinal County residents

Obtain approval from the state and regional accreditation body to offer baccalaureate degrees at CAC

Optimize fiscal resources that support the needs and expectations of students and the community

Contribute to the economic vitality, workforce development, and job training needs of Pinal County and surrounding region

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