Mar 31, 2020  
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2018-19 
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College Catalog & Student Handbook 2018-19

 Welcome to the College Catalog

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Campus Locations

  Main Campus  
  525 Grandview Avenue  
  Ottumwa, Iowa 52501-1398  
North Campus (641) 683-5111 Centerville Campus
Ottumwa Industrial Airport (800) 726-2585 721 North First Street
Ottumwa, Iowa 52501-1398   Centerville, Iowa 52544
(641) 683-5111   (641) 856-2143
(800) 726-2585   (800) 670-3641

Board of Trustees

John Pothoven - Oskaloosa - President
Nellie Coltrain - Albia    Lori Schaefer-Weaton - Fairfield
Beth Danowsky - Sigourney   Richard Gaumer - Ottumwa
Tom Keck - Agency   Jerry Kirkpatrick - Centerville
George Manning - Keosauqua   Alan Wilson - Corydon

Annual Non-Discrimination Statement 

Non-Discrimination Policy: It is the policy of Indian Hills Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C §§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

Indian Hills Community College offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study:

  • Accounting Assistant
  • Associate Degree Nursing*
  • Automotive Technology
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Aviation Pilot Training*
  • Avionics Electronic Technician
  • Bioprocessing Technology
  • Business Specialist
  • Business Specialist - Accounting
  • Business Specialist - Office Management
  • Child Care Technician*
  • Clinical Laboratory Assistant*
  • Commercial Driver Training*
  • Computer Accounting
  • Computer Networks & Security
  • Computer Software Development
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Technology
  • Criminal Justice*
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dental Assisting*
  • Dental Hygiene*
  • Diesel Technology
  • Early Childhood Associate*
  • Electronic Engineering Technology
  • Electrical & Renewable Energy Technology
  • Emergency Medical Technician*
  • Geospatial Technology
  • Grounds Equipment Technician
  • Health Information Technology*
  • Healthcare Documentation Specialist*
  • Health Unit Coordinator*
  • Hotel & Restaurant Management
  • HVAC & Refrigeration
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Interactive Media Technology
  • Landscape & Turfgrass Technology
  • Laser & Optics Technology
  • Machine Technology
  • Medical/Insurance Coding*
  • Medical Assistant*
  • Medical Laboratory Technology*
  • Nutrition & Dietary Management*
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant*
  • Paramedic*
  • Paramedic Core*
  • Pharmacy Technology*
  • Phlebotomy Technician*
  • Physical Therapist Assistant*
  • Practical Nursing*
  • Radiologic Technology*
  • Respiratory Care*
  • Robotics/Automation Technology
  • Surgical Technology*
  • Sustainable Agriculture & Entrepreneurship
  • Welding Technology

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Kristen Parks, Director, Human Resources/Equity Coordinator (staff), 525 Grandview Ave, Ottumwa, IA 52501, 683-5108,; Brett Monaghan, Dean, Student Affairs (students), 683-5159,; Noel Gorden, Dean, Learning Services (students with disabilities), 683-5174,; U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312/730-1560, fax 312/730- 1576.

*Indicate screened programs.  For admissions criteria, please visit

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this catalog. However, due to the dynamic nature of community colleges, it is to be understood that any item in this publication is subject to change by proper administrative procedure.