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Program Details

The Academic Certificate (AC) in Child and Family Professional Development program at Rio Salado College is designed for practitioners in the early childhood, school-age or home visitor field seeking coursework and portfolio/resource file assistance to meet a wide variety of national credentialing requirements.


High school graduate from a regionally accredited school or GED equivalent. 18 years of age or older or a transfer student in good academic standing. Official transcripts.

Accreditation & Licensing

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


Licensing and requirements vary by state. While Rio Salado is a SARA approved institution to provide distance education, students should check their resident state’s authorization prior to enrollment.