Rock Valley College

Online/Distance Learning

Learning that fits your life! Prepare for the hottest careers from the comfort of your home. Affordable, self-paced, on-line certificate programs that train you for the latest, in-demand job skill. On-line training is flexible anytime, anywhere learning. Look at what we have to offer and start training today.

For detailed course offerings and descriptions, click on specific providers link. 
Registration Procedures: (only for on-line courses) 
  1. Fill out our a registration form (include email and specify which partner and course) and return to us.
  2. Register and pay online at partner site. Follow all the partner site's instructions. 
Call our office if you need help (815) 921-3900.
Introducing Our Online Partners


Instructor led 6 week courses or career training at own pace, over 200 courses available. (check monthly start dates)
  • Accounting/Finance
  • Business

  • Computer Applications

  • Design & Composition

  • Health Care & Medical

  • Language & Art

  • Law & Legal

  • Personal Development

  • Teaching & Education Graduate Credit

  • Technology

  • Writing & Publishing

Online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions.
  • Healthcare and Fitness
  • Hospitality and Service Industry
  • Business and Professional
  • Skilled Trade and Industrial
  • IT and Software Development
  • Sustainable Energy/Going Green
  • Media and Design
Courses developed through a partnership with leading education organizations including: Pearson Education,  E-College and Condensed Curriculum International.
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • EKG Technician
  • Medical Billing & Coding
  • Medical Coding ICD-10 Update
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Terminology
  • ECG / EKG Course for Nurses


Workforce Education
  • Business & Management
  • Project Management & Quality
  • Healthcare
  • Green Technology
  • Criminal Technology & Law
  • IT, Software & Web Development
Midwest Paralegal
"Unique co-operative year long entry-level certificate program created by a paralegal for paralegals" (check starting dates)
  • Paralegal Research
  • Paralegal Jurisprudence
  • Paralegal Litigation
  • Paralegal Management
  • Paralegal Career
  • Must contact Zoran Perovanovich for orientation before registration.
Online test prep courses. The latest advancement in test preparation- ACT, GRE®, GMAT®, and LSAT®. Includes all areas of the exam, CD-Rom & Official retired tests. Contact Community & Continuing Education to register at (815) 921-3900.