Online Learning

David Massey, Director of Online Learning

David Massey

Our Director of Online Learning describes how a high quality online education can help you achieve your educational goals.

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Indian Hills Community College has a robust online learning program.
More than 225 online courses are offered in subjects related to the arts and sciences, advanced technologies, and health occupations, with new online courses being developed each term. Online continuing education and skill–building courses are also available.

How Does It Work?

Students who take online courses from Indian Hills Community College (IHCC) are required to have reliable access to a computer that meets certain minimum hardware and software specifications. More details may be found in the Computer Standards

Our online courses are available to students through MyHills. MyHills is an easy–to–use, Internet-based program that we use to provide students with course content (such as syllabi, course schedules, assignment instructions, streaming audio and video materials, etc.) and to allow students to interact with faculty and with one another in their online courses (including: submitting and returning assignments, posting grades, participating in class discussions, working on group projects, taking tests, holding online office hours, and much more). "MyHills" is driven by Blackboard.

Online Learning Orientation

To find out more about online learning at Indian Hills, please work through the Online Learning Orientation, which includes the “Online Learning Survival Guide,” “Is Online Learning Right For Me?” and more. All students are required to complete the orientation before registering for an online or hybrid course.

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Online Courses Offered This Term

For a list of online courses offered this term, please see the Online Course Offerings section of the current
Schedule of Courses

For information on current online offerings for Continuing Education, General Interest, Relicensure, and related areas, check out our Customized Learning Classes

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Online Degree and Diploma Programs

In addition to individual online courses, one degree and several diploma programs are now available online.

Online A.A.S. Degree: Health Information Technology

Online Diploma Programs

Aviation Ground School: Students may complete Aviation Ground School courses fully online, as part of earning an A.A.S. degree in Aviation Pilot Training. However, additional on–campus courses and advanced flight training are required for students who wish to continue on for the full A.A.S. degree.

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Technical Support

Step–by–step demonstrations of how to use MyHills and other required computer programs are available online in both video and printable document formats in the Computer Tutorials section of our website. Online students are expected to work through these tutorials prior to taking an online course.

The Information Technology Office also offers technical assistance to our online students. Please visit the online IT Help Desk for more information.

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Application, Registration, and Tuition

Students may apply for admission online and register for courses online. Tuition payments may also be made online.

Tuition for online courses is the same as tuition for in–state, on–campus courses, with an additional $5 per credit hour technology fee. See Tuition & Financial Aid >>

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More Information

For information about specific online courses, assistance with registration, or general adivsing, please contact the Academic Advising Office.

For more information about a particular online program, please visit that program's web page and contact the appropriate program director (list of online programs).

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