Continuing Education

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How Will Continuing Education Programs at Indian Hills Community College Change Your Life?

Do you have a fierce desire to continue your education? Or maybe a job that requires you to enroll in continuing education classes? You’re in the right place.

You’re here for new knowledge. We’re your resource. General interest courses, from cake decorating to golf, can help you develop a lifelong hobby. Preparing for a career switch? Commercial Truck Driver classes are available. Take re-licensure classes for your cosmetology or real estate career. Customize your learning experience. All you have to do is sign up.

Register for a Continuing Education Class                                                                

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What type of Continuing Education Program are you looking for?

We’ve got all kinds of Continuing Education Programs, that are customized for just what you need. Let’s get started! Select a category below to explore the various classes we have available for each area.  Please follow the link below to our new site!


Kids' Camps

Browse through everything you need to know about the summer programs we're offering for the kid in your life!

Kids' Camps

General Interest Programs

Browse through a large variety of fun classes designed for individuals interested in taking a course for personal enrichment!

General Interest

Driving Programs

The most common courses you'll find here are Bus Driver Education and Motorcycle Safety courses.

Driving Programs

Vocational Programs

Provides various levels of exposure to skilled trades, but are typically not as long as a full certificate program.


Professional Development Programs

Designed for individuals looking to enhance their professional skills and include a wide variety of topic areas!

Professional Development

Small Business Programs

Geared toward small businesses and include offerings for businesses in all stages of the business life cycle.

Small Business

Re-licensure Courses

Re-Licensure includes course for these professions: Real Estate, Early Childhood, Cosmetology, Electrician and Plumbing/HVAC/Mechanical.


Court Mandated

Courses are offered to help individuals meet course requirements ordered by a judge. Proof of attendance will be given. Classes include: Anger Management, Children In Between, Drinking Driver's and Driver Improvement.

Court Mandated

Health Programs

Re-licensure courses in various health areas such as: General Topics, Mandatory Reporter, Nursing, Rehab Professionals and AHA ACLS & PALS.



Through the American Heart Association we offer adult and pediatric CPR, 1st Aid, BLS, and BBP courses.



Are you a Firefighter or an EMS Professional that wants to continue growing your skills? Check out these courses!


HiSET Programs

Earn your high school equivalency diploma in as little as 8 weeks!                                                     


ELL Programs

Need an English Language Learners class? Try our English Language Learning!                  



Non-credit Health certificates offered include: Medication Manager, Medication Aide, CNA, Dental Expanded Functions, Phlebotomy, Computed Tomography (CT), Mammography, MRI, LPN IV Expanded Therapy and Certified Dietary Manager.

Non-Credit Health Certificates

Production Specialist

Certificate Programs (Non–Health) offered includes: Production Specialist and Financial Services Certificate

Certificate Programs         (Non–Health)

Criminal Justice

Indian Hills Community College has been designated by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy as a Reserve Academy.           

Law Enforcement/Reserve Sheriff's Academy

Commercial Driver Training (CDT)

This course (six to nine weeks in length) covers the basic knowledge and skills used in commercial truck driving. Students who successfully complete Commercial Driver Training will have the practical driving and operational skills necessary to safely and efficiently operate commercial motor vehicles as entry–level drivers. 

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Lean Services

Some Lean courses are offered in an open format for several companies at once. Alternatively, all of our Lean coursework is also available for on–site delivery to individual companies. Our certified instructor can come to your location and work with your employees to help your organization implement Lean principles and tools, helping you improve quality, increase capacity, and reduce costs.

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Non-credit Online Courses

Whether you’re looking for professional development courses, specific skill classes or certification and relicensure, you’re in the right place! Check out all of your options with our noncredit courses online.

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Other Services include:


Got questions? Don't stress! The Continuing Education Department Staff are here to help!

moyer_profileAshley Moyer, Executive Director, Continuing Education & Workforce Solutions
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5227 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5227



Tebble StearnsRegistration & General Information:

Tebble Stearns, Administrative Assistant
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5182 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5182

hammack_profileContinuing Education Programs:

Amy Hammack, Coordinator

Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5216 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5216

David Humburg

Business Liaison

David Humburg, Business Liaison
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5213 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5213

lind_sarahBusiness Liaison

Sarah Lind, Business Liaison
Indian Hills Community College

721 North 1st Street Centerville, Iowa 52544

Phone: (641) 683-2143 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 2209

Lori ReevesCourt Mandated, Professional Re-Licensure, & Short Term Health Certificates:

Lori Reeves, Coordinator
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5337 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5337