Jan 26, 2022  
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2020-2021 
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College Catalog & Student Handbook 2020-2021

 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   Amy Webber - Fairfield
Beth Danowsky - Sigourney   Richard Gaumer - Ottumwa
Tom Keck - Agency   Jerry Kirkpatrick - Centerville
Katie Nichols - Keosauqua   Alan Wilson - Corydon

Annual Non-Discrimination Statement 

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
  • Animal Science
  • Associate Degree Nursing*
  • Auto Technology
  • Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • Aviation Professional Pilot*
  • Avionics Electronic Technician
  • Business Specialist
  • Business Specialist - Accounting
  • Business Specialist - Office Management
  • Clinical Laboratory Assistant*
  • Commercial Driver Training*
  • Computer Accounting
  • Computer Software Development
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Technology
  • Criminal Justice*
  • Culinary Arts
  • Cybersecurity & Systems Administration
  • Dental Assisting*
  • Dental Hygiene*
  • Diesel Technology
  • Early Childhood Associate
  • Early Childhood Diploma*
  • Electronic Engineering Technology
  • Electrical & Renewable Energy Technology
  • Emergency Medical Technician*
  • Geospatial Technology
  • Grounds Equipment Technician
  • Health Information Technology*
  • Health Unit Coordinator*
  • Hotel & Restaurant Management
  • HVAC & Refrigeration
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Interactive Media Technology
  • Landscape & Turfgrass Technology
  • Laser & Optics Technology
  • Machine Technology
  • Medical Assistant*
  • Medical/Insurance Coding*
  • Medical Laboratory Technology*
  • Medical Scribe*
  • Nutrition & Dietary Management*
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant*
  • Paramedic*
  • Paramedic Core*
  • Phlebotomy Technician*
  • Physical Therapist Assistant*
  • Practical Nursing*
  • Precision Farming
  • Radiologic Technology*
  • Robotics/Automation Technology
  • Surgical Technology*
  • Welding Technology

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Zeke Flick, Director, Human Resources/Equity Coordinator (staff), 525 Grandview Ave, Ottumwa, IA 52501, (641) 683-5282, hrequity@indianhills.edu; Brett Monaghan, Executive Dean, Student Development & Athletics(students), (641) 683-5159, studentsequity@indianhills.edu; Noel Gorden, Dean, Centerville Campus & Learning Services (students with disabilities), (641) 683-5174, learningservicesequity@indianhills.edu; 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 www.indianhills.edu/academics/nondiscriminationadmissioncriteria.php

The online versions of the College Catalog & Student Handbook, Financial Aid Handbook, and all academic program manuals are the versions of record for all Indian Hills policies.  Students are responsible for knowing and complying with all policies and procedures stated within the online version of the Catalog, Handbooks and individual program manuals.  The policies in these manuals do not act as a contract with the student and policies are subject to change at any time.   

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.