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Program Details

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Family Life Education offered by Rio Salado College is designed to prepare individuals to enter the family life education, human development, or child and family organizations field at the paraprofessional level.

Students at a paraprofessional level may seek employment opportunities in adoption and foster care, adult day care centers, crisis intervention programs, group and halfway houses, hospice care, senior citizen centers, social service agencies (both private and State/local government), facilities for the disabled and developmentally challenged individuals, community mental health clinics, psychiatric facilities, shelters and other child and family, community-based organizations.

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

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.