Focus Area: Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurship focus area provides a foundation for you to gain skills that are necessary to successfully open and operate your own business. You will be introduced to the areas of management, marketing, accounting, and finance. You will also learn the steps necessary to start a new business, the skills needed to run a small business, to understand the process of risk management, and to develop a comprehensive business plan. After graduation, you will be prepared to transfer to a four–year school or to start and manage a small business or to grow an existing business.

Program Overview

Campus: Ottumwa and Centerville
Entry: Any Term
Length: 6 terms (18 months)
Program: Associate of Arts Degree (A.A.)

Virtual Tours

View an interactive Virtual Tour of Centerville campus or the Ottumwa campus.


Rhonda Eakins, Program Coordinator
phone: (641) 683-5154 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5154

Faculty Contacts

Jenny Howk
phone: (641) 683-5111, ext. 1820 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 1820

Sherry Langfritz
phone: (641) 683-5111, ext. 1823 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 1823

Haley Dunn: Associate of Arts Graduate

Haley Dunn

A gold medal winner in skeet shooting and co-host of Bass Pro Shops' Next Generation on the Outdoor Channel, Haley Dunn says she still uses what she learned from her Associate of Arts degree from Indian Hills Community College.

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