Academic Certificate in Child & Family Professional Development
Rio Salado College

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 transcript or GED score
  • ACT/SAT or placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

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

Geographic Restrictions

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.