Cost per credit hour for Maricopa County
Residents. Other rates may apply to you.
CLASSES START MONDAYS!
Enjoy the flexibility of taking classes on your
schedule anytime and anywhere.
Starting your academic career at Rio Salado
College saves you time and money!
PREPARING YOU FOR A BUSINESS CAREER
Whether it’s Accounting or Retail, Small Business Start-Up or Public Administration,
there is a program to help kick start your career in business.
HERE IS A LIST OF OUR BUSINESS PROGRAMS:
Quality Customer Service
Small Business Start-up
STAND OUT IN THE BUSINESS WORLD
Are you looking to build a network of skills that can lay the foundation for several unique career paths? Skills like leadership, communication, teamwork, management, financial judgment, technical aptitude and organization can help you be successful in business and beyond.
FREE BUSINESS PROGRAM
See how a Rio Salado College online education can benefit you.
✔ CAREER & EMPLOYER OUTLOOK
✔ PROGRAM MAP
WHY I CHOSE RIO
Lindsay T. AAS in Accounting
“I was a hard-working adult with children and years of work
experience, but no college degree. I decided to go back to school and get training in something I could do for a career. Earning my associate degree in accounting at Rio Salado was a great accomplishment. It’s exciting to know that within a few years, I could be doubling my family’s income.”
Michal R. AAS in Administration
“I took some classes through Rio Salado College for my job. I enjoyed it so much, and received many resources and encouragement from Rio staff that I decided to continue my education. Rio Salado made it possible for me to juggle all the challenges in my life and obtain an associate degree in Public Administration. I am looking forward to the new opportunities this has opened up to me in my career. ”
Cynthia S. AAS in Management
“I am so excited to have finished my Organizational Management degree. I was able to accomplish this while raising children and working 40-60 hours per week thanks to Rio Salado’s online courses. I chose Organizational Management because it gave me a very broad scope of management, leadership and the business industry. ”
SEE HOW RIO CAN BENEFIT YOU
EDUCATION THAT WON'T
BREAK THE BANK
MCCCD tuition is 75%
less than what you would
pay at many in-state
colleges and universities.
$2,094 ANNUAL TUITION
Full-time cost for two 12-credit
semesters (including registration fees).
At Rio Salado College, our online classes start most Mondays throughout the year, so you don't have to have to wait an entire semester to get started.
A BACHELOR'S DEGREE?
Rio Salado College has transfer agreements with many universities nationwide.
THESE DECISIONS CAN TAKE TIME
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For Maricopa County residents. Rio Salado College is an accredited institution. Online classes may have in-person components, testing requirements, block calendar guidelines and require proof of legal residency. Payment plan options and financial aid are available to those who qualify.