Adult Learners

You’ve heard it before, and you may even believe it: Education is key to high-paying jobs and a better lifestyle. But you’ve already got a lot on your plate, and college is for kids anyway, right? Not so fast. First, college isn’t just four years of partying followed by years of debt. College is for anyone who is ready to grow into a life you control. It’s about building a career on your own terms. It’s about options.

But where do you start? You may already know what you’d like to do — in fact, you may already be working in your desired field, but just want a higher-paying job and more upward mobility. Or maybe you’re not sure, but you know you need to do something! Either way, Indian Hills Community College in Iowa has the connections, support and resources for a Life. Changing. Experience.

Practical Choices

Let’s start with courses. At Indian Hills, you’ll find more than 70 programs, degree and certification programs to choose from, many of them available as online classes. Healthcare, health science programs and state-approved nursing programs, animal science, EMT training, pilot training and aviation maintenance, diesel and automotive mechanics and construction are just a few of the many Life. Changing. fields of study we offer. You can find more information about all our programs. Still not sure what’s right for you? Let’s Connect.

Money Stuff

You don’t have to go deeply into debt to get your degree. Indian Hills is not only less expensive than a 4-year college or university, we offer a range of financial aid grants and community college scholarships to help offset your expenses. Plus, our flexible scheduling allows you to keep your job, take classes online or attend classes on a schedule that works for you. Wondering how to support yourself as you build a better life? Talk to one of our financial aid counselors today.

We’re Here to Support You

What’s holding you back? Childcare, transportation and flexible schedules are some of the most common challenges for adult learners. At Indian Hills, you not only have options, you’ll find the support you need to get your degree. Below are categories for you to get familiar with each piece of the learning experience and how to get enrolled for a Life.Changing. Experience here at Indian Hills!

Request Information
Request More Information

Want more information about being an adult learner? We will be able to help you with that! Fill out this form.

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Getting Started
Getting Started

Are you ready? Check out the admission checklist, financial aid, scholarships, advising, and the academic calendar here!

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Apply
Apply

You have reviewed everything and you are ready to apply! This is your place to begin.

Apply Here!

Visit
Visit

Would you like to see what we have to offer here at Indian Hills? Set up an informational session/campus visit!

Set Up a Visit!

Programs
Programs

Don't know exactly what you want to pursue? That's fine! We have many programs to look into and figure out if it best fits you!

Program Details

Online Programs
Online Programs

Busy work schedule? Life crazy and don't have time to come to campus? Check out what online programs/courses we offer from the comfort of your own home!

Online Details

Professional Development
Professional Development

Need some re-licensure classes? Preparing for a career swtich? Select a category to explore various classes!

See Classes

Services
Services for Students

Need a tutor session? Are you a Veteran? Need child care while taking classes? We are here to help you!

Need a Service

Transfer Credits
Transferring Credits

Taken some college courses and need them transferred to or from Indian Hills? We can help with that.

Credit Transfer

Contact Us
Contact Indian Hills

Need to talk to an adult admission advisor? This is the place to find that information.

Contact Us

Got questions? Don't stress! Just ask Jim!

absentJim Overturf, Adult Admission Advisor
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501
Phone (641) 683-4265 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 4265
(641) 683-5262 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5262
Email Jim.Overturf@indianhills.edu

 

RanaeRanae Molkenthin, Coordinator, Campus Visit and Recruitment
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501
Phone (641) 683-5306 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5306
Email Ranae.Molkenthin@indianhills.edu