Academic Certificate in Child & Family Professional Development
Rio Salado College

Program Details

Rio Salado College offers an online social work degree, the Academic Certificate in Child and Family Professional Development.  This Academic Certificate is designed for practitioners in the early childhood, school-age, or home visitor field.  It can be used to meet a wide variety of national credentialing requirements, including the Council for Professional Recognition CDA or the National Child Care Association CCP.  You will complete the required training clock hours and resource file/portfolio required to apply to external credentialing organizations, but the external credential is awarded by the external credentialing organization. 

Students will take courses in the following areas:

  • Family Child Care
  • Infant Toddler
  • Preschool
  • Home Visitor
  • School Age

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Rio Salado College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

ACT/SAT, Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score