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Programs and Degrees

Your Future Begins Here

With 130+ degree and certificate programs from which to choose, it's time to prepare for your educational and career success. Rio Salado College is dedicated to helping you reach your goals. Whether you’re looking for a stepping stone to a four-year degree, hands-on training to jump start your career, or something in between, we’ve got you covered.

Explore our online programs, certificates, academic certificates and degrees to learn more.


Class Schedule

Class Schedule

With 600+ online classes, we're counting on it that you'll find one or more that fits your goals. Let's get started searching the class schedule now.

Certificates and Degrees

130+ Certificates and Degrees

At Rio Salado College, you can choose from 130+ certificates, degrees and transfer programs to build the future you deserve. Explore your options now.

Become a Student
Get Started - Become a Student

Whether you are a high school student, recent graduate, military member, working adult or visiting international student, Rio Salado has a learning path that meets your needs! Let's get started.


Zero. That's the number of times your Rio Salado online class will get canceled! Taking online classes any time, any place? That's a 10!

Learning Opportunities and Pathways

Educator Preparation Program

Become a Teacher

You've always dreamed about being a teacher. Get started by exploring our Educator Preparation bachelor's degree pathway, post-baccalaureate and teacher-in-residence programs.

Early College

Start College in High School

Start earning college credits while you're still in high school through Dual or Concurrent enrollment.

Professional Certification Test Preparation

Professional Certification Testing

Online classes to help prepare you for a variety of professional certification exams.

Adult Education

Adult Education

GED® test preparation, English language skills classes, workplace education and programs to help adults transition to college.


Military and Veterans Advisement Team

Resources and education to support military members, veterans and their families.

Honors Programs

Honors Program

Rio Salado College's Honors Program has provided intellectually-stimulating learning opportunities for students for nearly 40 years.

Opportunities for Incarcerated Students

Opportunities for Incarcerated Students

Workforce development classes, certificate and degree pathways for incarcerated students.

Corporate and Government Partnerships

Corporate and Government Partnerships

Customized training, certificate, degree and career-path programs for your employees.



Programs include nursing prerequisites, dental hygiene, behavioral health and addictions and Spanish medical interpreting.

International Education

International Education

Take Rio Salado College's affordable online classes in your home country or when you are studying in the U.S. 

Rio National

National Division

Affordable, flexible online learning and a dedicated support team for students outside of Arizona.

General Education

General Education

Learn about the general education courses and subject offered at Rio Salado College.

Rio Salado College gives you online flexibility on your schedule to help you be successful. This is affordable, accredited, quality education.


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