RIO SALADO COLLEGE, A Maracopa Community College

Help Shape Lives?

Students Need Educators LIke You


Get In The Classroom Sooner Than You Think

Through our Educator Preparation programs at Rio Salado College, further your education or pursue a career as a teacher. Classes start nearly every Monday and offer flexible schedules to fit your lifestyle. Complete our Undergraduate or Postbaccalaureate programs with the help of a supportive and engaged faculty of practitioners in a way that is flexible enough to prepare you for a thriving career in education.

Female explaing Education  

Teacher Education in Two Ways

Whether you’re a recent grad, a stay-at-home parent, a professional with a passion for development, or a retiree with more to give, you have a clear path to a career in education.

Traditional Programe

Postbaccalaureate Program (Traditional)

Designed for those who want to become teachers who have a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited university.

Traditional Programe

Postbaccalaureate Program (Teacher in Residence)

Perfect for individuals with at least a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited university to be employed full-time in a classroom while completing the education coursework for certification.

Undergraduate Pathways

Undergraduate Pathways

Designed for students who have not earned a bachelor's degree yet looking for options to obtain a bachelor's degree in education.

The Rio Salado Advantage

Ready to start your career in education?

Reach out to us to get started.

Want to see how far Educator can take you?

Reach out to us using the email form, or call to speak to an advisor at 480-517-8580

I acknowledge that by submitting this form I will receive updates via email