Focus Area: Health

Helping others! Learning about career opportunities in the field of health sciences. Let’s begin the journey to a Life.Changing Future!

Campus Ottumwa and Centerville Campuses
Entry Term All Terms
Length of Program 6 Terms (18 Months)
Diploma/Degree  Associate of Arts Degree (A.A.) or Associate of Science Degree (A.S.)


Interested in the biological or physical sciences? Do you want a secure future? The Health Focus Area acts as a foundation for students looking to enter a Life.Changing career in the field of health sciences! Our program is truly just the beginning of a new career. The health field is so exciting and varied, there is a field of study to match any student’s interest. Once completing our 18 month program, you can transfer to an Indian Hills Health Science Program, or transfer to a four-year college to continue your education.


What you will learn:
  • How to use higher-thinking skills
  • How a broad based liberal arts education can further their education in the health sciences
  • Meet admissions requirements for many health science programs
  • How to communicate effectively
  • Employ analytical and problem-solving skills



Ready to take your education to the next level? Check out the Health Focus Area details below to see how our courses at Indian Hills Community College will prepare you for the next step in your education at a four-year college studying in a health field!


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Not sure if you need an Associate of Science Degree or an Associate of Arts Degree? Maybe you want more details about transferring your associate credits to a four-year school once you’re done? Don’t stress. Just ask Don!

Don Waltenberger, Department Chair, Arts & Sciences
(641)-683-5154 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5154
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