Virtual Campus


Why Cochise College Online?

With over 200 online classes to choose from, our virtual campus makes it convenient to learn from anywhere around the world. Accreditated Schools Online ranked Cochise College as one of the Best Online 2 Year Colleges in the country for 2016!

We have transfer agreements with many in-and-out of state colleges and universities making it easy to start with us and then go anywhere!

Virtual Campus Director
Tasneem Ashraf

Administrative Assistant | Angie Jackson
Downtown Center | C101
(520) 335-1596 | cochiseonline@cochise.edu

Moodle

Moodle is the learning management system where courses are completed online. To access Moodle, log into MyCochise and click the Moodle link located under “Resources” on the left side of the page. If you receive an “invalid log-in” error, complete and submit the “invalid log-in” form.

Courses are available 24 hours prior to the start of the each term.

For help with online courses and Moodle issues, email us at cochiseonline@cochise.edu.

Online Classes Options

The Virtual Campus began offering courses in 1998. Today, more than 2,500 students benefit from 200 online courses. In addition, the Virtual Campus offers eleven degree programs and a certificate that may be completed online.

State Authorization

nc sara website

Cochise College, like all higher education institutions, is required to obtain authorization from individual states to enroll students residing outside of Arizona. As of July 6, 2015, Cochise College is a participant in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement.

SARA is an agreement among member states, districts, and U.S territories to establish a comparable national standard for postsecondary distance education courses and programs offered and conducted across state lines. SARA is intended to make it easier for students to take online courses in member states regardless of where the students live and the institution is located.

As a State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement participant, Cochise College will comply with the following provisions developed by the Council:

  • Online learning is appropriate to the institution’s mission and purposes.
  • The institution’s plans for developing, sustaining, and, if appropriate, expanding online learning offerings are integrated into its regular planning and evaluation processes.
  • Online learning is incorporated into the institution’s systems of governance and academic oversight.
  • Curricula for the institution’s online learning offerings are coherent, cohesive, and comparable in academic rigor to programs offered in traditional instructional formats.
  • The institution evaluates the effectiveness of its online learning offerings, including the extent to which the online learning goals are achieved, and uses the results of its evaluations to enhance the attainment of the goals.
  • Faculty responsible for delivering the online learning curricula and evaluating the students’ success in achieving the online learning goals are appropriately qualified and effectively supported.
  • The institution provides effective student and academic services to support students enrolled in online learning offerings.
  • The institution provides sufficient resources to support and, if appropriate, expand its online learning offerings.
  • The institution assures the integrity of its online offerings.

For current SARA states and institutions, visit SARA states and institutions website.

Cochise College cannot currently consider applications for online degrees or certificate programs from applicants whose primary residence is in the following states: Massachusetts, Puerto Rico and Florida.

For internal feedback/complaints, fill out the feedback/complaint form.

If Cochise College cannot resolve your complaint, then you may file a complaint with the appropriate state agency within your state of residence.