Make the world smaller, whether in your neighborhood or visiting another country, the study of a foreign language gives you the opportunity to engage with fellow humans in a meaningful way. Besides the benefits of connection, you will enhance listening and memory skills, increase analytical abilities, and build skill in problem solving.


Intro to French Language through Art (In person)

Language is often easier to learn when applied.  This course introduces students to the French language through the application of art-making and cultural awareness.  Includes language skills by the practice of listening comprehension, speaking, pronunciation, and vocabulary acquisition.

Beginning Conversational French

Discover how easy it can be to learn common words and phrases for both leisure and business.Detailed course description, course syllabus, software requirements, instructor information and student reviews can be found at Beginning Conversational French.


Italian For Beginners (In Person)

Immerse yourself in the Italian language.  You will learn practical words and phrases, hear and practice dialogues based on typical situations. This immersion approach will enable students to converse more rapidly with Italian speakers.

Instant Italian

Can you imagine traveling to historical European areas and being secure with basic culture and language skills? 

Learn Italian from the comfort of your home in this fun and enjoyable online course.


Introduction to Spanish for True Beginners (In Person)

This course is designed for true beginners who, for the first time or after a long time, will be introduced to Spanish.  Understand and speak basic conversational Spanish in a stress-free environment. Students will acquire vocabulary and develop skills to comprehend while listening, and speak using appropriate pronunciation. 

Speed Spanish

Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you'll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time.

Speed Spanish II

Follow-up to our popular Speed Spanish course. Several new techniques to assist you in your continued path toward fluency.

Speed Spanish III

Master your ability to speak, understand, and read Spanish by taking the final installment in our unique three-part Speed Spanish learning series.


Grammar Refresher

Using incorrect grammar leads to unclear communication and misinterpretation by a communication partner.  We can all benefit from refreshing our grammar which will make listening and reading easier for others to understand.

Write Fiction Like a Pro

A Hollywood writer and author teaches you how professional writers use story outlines to structure any type of story.

To Register For A Class

  1. Select your course
  2. Provide full name, physical address, phone number, email, DOB
  3. Pay and receive confirmation of enrollment

It's that easy to be on the path to learning what you want, when you want! Placement exams are rarely required. No residency requirements.

The credential you earn from Pima stacks up toward advanced certifications and degrees at Pima. Through our Prior Learning Assessment program, you can earn up to a semester’s worth of college credit, depending on your course of study at Pima. And if you already have an industry credential, it can convert into even more college credit at Pima.

Online Noncredit Courses and Degree Options

Personal Interest Short Courses

Partnering with Education to Go offers the opportunity for you to attend convenient and affordable ways to learn about hundreds of topics. 96% of our learners register for additional noncredit classes after attending one of our courses!

We offer:

  • Instructor facilitation or (many self-paced if you prefer)
  • Online discussion areas
  • 6 Weeks of instruction

Ready to explore more? Check out our options  and register today.

Career Education

In partnership with ed2go, we offer online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.

Our programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, providing you with effective web-based learning programs. Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience, responding to any questions or concerns, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

Degrees & Certificates

Pima's credit degrees and certificates will prepare you for a rewarding career—whether you're looking to start a career, want to upgrade your skills in your current career, or are planning to transfer to a university to complete your bachelor's degree.

Visit our Degrees & Certificates page to learn more about what Pima offers for you.

Audit Credit Courses

Most courses are available for students interested in learning without earning credits. Noncredit registration in our credit classes begins three weeks prior to the first day of class.

Step 1: Search our credit schedule of classes.
Step 2: Select your section and call us at 520-206-4737 to complete your registration.

Course Refunds

To learn more about Pima Continuing Education refund policy, visit our Information & Services page.