1967
2323 W 14th St, Tempe, AZ 85281

School Details

Rio Salado College is a community college located in Tempe, Arizona that was originally founded in 1967 as one of the 10 Maricopa County community colleges. Since 1996, the school has offered online classes and, starting in 2006, a majority of the courses have been transferred online. The school is recognized as a leader in Higher Education with specialization in distance learning and online education. Part of the mission of Rio Salado is to aim to transform the experience of learning through offering students choice, access, and flexibility; customized high quality learning designs; and personalized services and organizational responsiveness.

RSC offers online programs, certificates, academic certificates, and associate's degrees. Online education is one of the most prominent academic programs at the college. 

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Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

All Programs

Art & Liberal Arts

Academic Certificate in Creative Writing Academic Certificate in Language & Literary Culture of the USA Academic Certificate in Language Studies Academic Certificate in Spanish & Spanish Culture Certificate of Completion in Digital Design

Business

Associate in Applied Science in Accounting Associate in Applied Science in General Business Associate in Applied Science in Insurance Studies Associate in Applied Science in Organizational Management Associate in Applied Science in Public Administration Associate in Applied Science in Quality Customer Service Associate in Applied Science in Retail Management Certificate of Completion in Accounting Certificate of Completion in General Business Certificate of Completion in Insurance Studies Certificate of Completion in Organizational Leadership Certificate of Completion in Public Administration Certificate of Completion in Quality Customer Service Certificate of Completion in Retail Management Certificate of Completion in Small Business Start-Up

Computer Science & IT

Associate in Applied Science in Computer Technology Associate in Applied Science in Mobile Apps Programming Certificate of Completion in Advanced Computer Usage and Applications Certificate of Completion in Computer Usage and Applications Certificate of Completion in Networking: Design and System Support Certificate of Completion in Programming Certificate of Completion in Web Design: User Interface

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Associate in Applied Science in Administration of Justice Associate in Applied Science in Paralegal Certificate of Completion in Administration of Justice Certificate of Completion in Paralegal

Education

Academic Certificate in K-12 eLearning Design Academic Certificate in K-12 Online Teaching Academic Certificate in STEM Education for K-12 Associate in Applied Science in Adult Learning & Development Associate in Applied Science in Early Childhood Administration & Management Associate in Applied Science in Early Learning & Development Associate in Applied Science in eLearning Design Specialist Certificate of Completion in Adolescent Development Certificate of Completion in Adult Learning & Coaching Development Certificate of Completion in Adult Learning & Development Certificate of Completion in eLearning Design Specialist Certificate of Completion in Family Child Care Management Certificate of Completion in Infant & Toddler Development

Engineering

Associate in Applied Science in Nanotechnology Certificate of Completion in Energy Systems Technology Certificate of Completion in Nanotechnology

Healthcare

Certificate of Completion in Adult Development & Aging Certificate of Completion in Community Dental Health Coordination Certificate of Completion in Senior Living Management

Math & Science

Academic Certificate in Sustainability Academic Certificate in Sustainability & Ecological Literacy Associate in Applied Science in Sustainable Food Systems Certificate of Completion in Sustainable Food Systems

Psychology & Human Services

Academic Certificate in Child and Family Professional Development Associate in Applied Science in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders Associate in Applied Science in Family Life Education Certificate of Completion in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders Level I Certificate of Completion in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders Level II Certificate of Completion in Child and Family Organizations Management and Administration Certificate of Completion in Parent Education Certificate of Completion in Professional Addictions Counseling