Health Sciences

Change your life. Change the lives of others. We know you want to. So what are you waiting for? Start Your Life. Changing. Journey into the Health Science at Indian Hills Community College!

Want to help people for a living but don’t know where to start? Are you looking for a one-of-a-kind experience? Ready to advance your skills? The path to your future starts at Indian Hills! And we already know it’s going to be Life. Changing.

Hands-on clinicals. Practicum experiences. Preparing for the workplace. You’ll find it all at Indian Hills.

Whether you want to earn your degree or get certified in multiple health science programs, Indian Hills has what you want. Live on campus as a full-time student. Take online classes. We’re here to meet your health science needs.


Explore the Indian Hills Health Science Program Areas below, or click here to see a list view of all programs.

Clinical Lab Assistant
Clinical Laboratory Assistant

Needles, pipets, tubes of blood. Let’s help doctors make a life-saving diagnosis, and get you a Life. Changing. Career!

Diploma/Degree: Diploma
Length: 3 TermsProgram Details

Dental Programs
Dental Programs

Sink your teeth into a Life. Changing. Career in one of Indian Hills Community College’s Dental Programs!

Diploma/Degree: Diploma/A.A.S.
Length: 4-8 TermsProgram Details

Early Childhood Programs
Early Childhood Programs

Make an impact. Change a child’s life. Change your life. Ready to make a life-changing difference to a child? Let’s get started!

Diploma/Degree: Diploma/A.A.S.
Length: 3-7 TermsProgram Details

EMS/Paramedic Programs
EMS/Paramedic Programs

Think fast, because LIVES are going to depend on you! Get ready to learn the life-saving skills to begin a Life.Changing. Career in Emergency Medical Services!

Diploma/Degree: Diploma/A.A.S.
Length: 2-8 TermsProgram Details

Health Informatics Programs
Health Informatics Programs

You could help save lives! Now that’s using technology that’s Life. Changing.

Diploma/Degree: Diploma/A.A.S.
Length: 2-7 TermsProgram Details

Medical Assistant
Medical Assistant

From keeping the office organized, to helping physicians in the exam room, a Medical Assistant is Life. Changing!

Diploma/Degree: Diploma
Length: 4 TermsProgram Details

Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Laboratory Technician

Needles, pipets, tubes of blood. Let’s help doctors make a life-saving diagnosis, and get you a Life. Changing. Career!

Diploma/Degree: A.A.S
Length: 8 TermsProgram Details

Nursing Programs
Nursing Programs

Helping people is your thing, right? It’s ours too, so get in here! We need more nurses, and you’re just in time!

Diploma/Degree: Diploma/A.A.S.
Length: 4-8 TermsProgram Details

Nutrition/Dietary Management
Nutrition/Dietary Management

To nourish, is to flourish! When your body is hungry, it wants nutrients!

Diploma/Degree: A.A.S.
Length: 6 TermsProgram Details

Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy

Helping people live life to the fullest in a Life. Changing. Career!

Diploma/Degree: A.A.S.
Length: 7 TermsProgram Details

Pharmacy Technology
Pharmacy Technology

Here’s the prescription you need to fill: three terms at Indian Hills, and you’ll be on your way to a Life. Changing. career as a Pharmacy Technician in no time!

Diploma/Degree: Diploma
Length: 3 TermsProgram Details

Phlebotomy Technician
Phlebotomy Technician

Needles, pipets, tubes of blood. Let’s help doctors make a life-saving diagnosis, and get you a Life. Changing. Career!

Diploma/Degree: Certificate
Length: 1 TermProgram Details

Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy

Become a Physical Therapist Assistant and put healing in motion for your patients! Helping them reach their long term goals will be Life. Changing. for you and them!

Diploma/Degree: A.A.S.
Length: 7 TermsProgram Details

Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology

Make no bones about it, the Radiologic Technology Program will not only be Life. Changing, but it will help you change other’s lives too!

Diploma/Degree: A.A.S.
Length: 8 TermsProgram Details

Respiratory Care
Respiratory Care

Just breathe easy, you’ll be on your way to your Life. Changing. career in no time!

Diploma/Degree: A.A.S.
Length: 8 TermsProgram Details

Surgical Technology
Surgical Technology

Get scrubbed up and ready to go, because we need to get to the operating room! Your Life. Changing. career is only 12 months away!

Diploma/Degree: Diploma
Length: 4 TermsProgram Details


So, are you ready to embark on your Life.Changing. journey into the health sciences field at Indian Hills? We can’t wait! Hit that apply button in the footer of this page and let’s make it happen!

 

Got questions? Don't stress! Just ask Michelle!

Michelle Engel

Michelle Engel, Health Sciences, Secretary
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5164 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5164
Email: Michelle.Engel@IndianHills.edu