Certificate of Completion in Adolescent Development
Rio Salado College

Program Details

The online Certificate of Completion in Adolescent Development program from Rio Salado College prepares students to enter the family life education, human development, or child and family organizations field at the paraprofessional level. Graduates may seek employment in adoption and foster care, crisis intervention programs, group homes and halfway houses, social service agencies, shelters, and other child and family, community-based organizations. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Contemporary Issues in Adolescence 
  • Human Development
  • Transition to Adulthood
  • Adult-Adolescent Interaction


  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Accuplacer college placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

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