ASU around Arizona

ASU Tucson

We offer high-demand undergraduate and professional degrees leading to careers in public service at convenient locations in the Tucson area. Students living in Pima County and the surrounding area may complete bachelor's or master's degrees in social work through ASU’s School of Social Work in Tucson. Online degrees in criminology and criminal justice, emergency management and homeland security provide expanded high-quality ASU academic options for aspiring and rising law enforcement professionals living in the Greater Tucson area.

The option to take these and other ASU courses in a non-degree status is available to students at the undergraduate and graduate level. Please read more about the non-degree status and follow the steps to completing a non-degree application for admission.

school of social work

bachelor of social work

Social work is a profession devoted to helping people function successfully within their environments. Graduates are entry-level generalist social work professionals who provide services to individuals, groups, families, organizations and communities. Of particular importance is concern for and willingness to work with oppressed and underserved populations. 

master of social work

The Master of Social Work program (MSW) prepares professional social work practitioners for advanced direct practice or planning, administration, and community practice, each with a special emphasis on populations of the Southwest.  In addition, all students in the advanced direct practice concentration select one of the following specializations: children, youth, and family; health/behavioral health with adults, or public child welfare. 


Tucson based Social Work advising office: (520) 884-5507

ASU Colleges at Lake Havasu City

ASU Colleges at Lake Havasu City is the realization of some of the most innovative thinking in higher education. ASU is offering a curriculum that connects disciplines resulting in a more holistic view of the world. It is an important part of the ASU model to create the New American University, and Lake Havasu students will be part of a new generation prepared to create a more sustainable culture – and enjoy a unique collegiate experience in the process.

 Available programs:

ASU in Yuma

Earn an ASU bachelor’s degree without leaving Yuma. Arizona State University and Arizona Western College have established a partnership that will allow you to complete your associate degree at AWC and then pursue your ASU bachelor’s degree through classes delivered at AWC.

Bachelor of Science (BS) in criminal justice and criminology

Earn a degree that will help prepare you for a career in law enforcement, probation, parole, corrections, private security, court personnel, legal offices or victim advocate agencies. This program introduces you to the fundamental foundations of criminal justice and criminology by preparing you to think critically, contribute to society and enhance public safety. Learn about the causes of crime, the role of criminal justice agencies in the control of crime and the consequences of crime. Study the sociological, psychological, biological and economical explanations for individual crime as well as the differences in crime over time and across neighborhoods, states and countries. Gain an understanding of the history, legal issues and current practices of crime control via police agencies, the court system, prisons, probation and parole.


Clayton KiddProgram Coordinator
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Arizona State University (Tucson, Yuma)
340 N. Commerce Park Loop, Ste. #250
Tucson, AZ 85745
Work - 520-884-5507 ext.20619