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IU Northwest opens fall enrollment for Adult Education classes

Career development, business, computers, and even line dancing among courses available

Monday Aug 05, 2013


Indiana University Northwest offers courses for career enhancement and lifestyle enrichment through its Adult Education program.  Courses are taught on campus, and at multiple locations in Northwest Indiana.

IU Northwest students and the community are encouraged to register for courses that will prepare them for a job promotion or may even spark an interest in completing a degree program.

Upcoming courses offered through the Center for Urban and Regional Excellence at IU Northwest include:

Career Development

Certified Nursing Assistant: Three-week course offered on a rolling basis now through December 2; $810; for course locations and more information, call (219) 980-6978 or visit www.iun.edu/adultedu.

  • Dental Office Administration: Tuesdays, September 10 through November 5 (no class October 8), 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., $245 (includes books).  If registering after August 28, fee will be $255.
  • Eye Clinic Assistant: Tuesdays, September 24 through December 10; 7 to 9:30 p.m.; $450 (includes books); no registration after September 11.
  • Health Insurance Billing: Mondays, October 14 through November 25 or Wednesdays, November 6 through December 4; 6 to 8:30 p.m., $395 (includes books).  If registering after October 4, fee will be $420.
  • Medical Terminology: Wednesdays, September 11 through October 30, 6 to 8:30 p.m., $250 (includes book). If registering after August 22, fee will be $260.
  • Pharmacy Technician Training: Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 10 through November 14, 7 to 9:30 p.m., $995 (includes books). If registering after August 27, fee will be $1,025.

Business

  • Event Planning: Mondays, September 9 - 30, 7 to 9 p.m., $125. If registering after August 29, fee will be $135.
  • Fundraising Essentials: Mondays, November 4 and 11, 6 to 8:30 p.m., $135. If registering after October 23, fee will be $145.
  • Grant Proposals Overview: Mondays and Wednesdays, September 9, 11, 16, and 18; 6 to 8:30 p.m., $135. If registering after August 29, fee will be $145.
  • Grant Writing Workshop: Prerequisite: Grant Proposals Overview or previous grant writing experience. Mondays, September 30, October 7, 14 and 21; 6 to 8:30 p.m., $165. If registering after September 12, fee will be $175.
  • How to Start a Not-For-Profit Organization: Monday and Wednesday, October 28 and 30, 6 to 8:30 p.m., $80. If registering after October 17, fee will be $90.

Computers

  •  WORD—Microsoft Office 2013: Saturday, September 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $155 (includes book). If registering after August 27, fee will be $165.
  • EXCEL—Microsoft Office 2013: Saturday, September 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $155 (includes book) / ($130 if you have book from WORD class). If registering after September 5, fee will be $165 ($140 if you have book from WORD class).
  • Intermediate EXCEL – Microsoft Office 2013: Saturday, September 28, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $155 (includes book) / ($130 if you have WORD or EXCEL book). If registering after September 12, fee will be $165 ($140 if you have WORD or EXCEL book).
  • POWER POINT—Microsoft Office 2013: Saturday, October 5, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $155 (includes book / ($130 if you have WORD or EXCEL book). If registering after September 25, fee will be $165 ($140 if you have WORD or EXCEL book).
  • Social Networking: Saturdays, September 7 and 14, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.; $85. If registering after August 22, fee will be $95.
  • Basic Computers: Fridays, August 30 – October 4; 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; $125. If registering after August 20, fee will be $135.

 Personal Development

  • Line Dancing: Saturdays, September 7 through November 2 (no class October 19); 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., $115. If registering after August 22, fee will be $125.

Interested participants may register online at http://iun.edu/adult-education/registration/index.htm.  For more information contact Sandra Hall Smith at (219) 980-6978 or toll free 1-888-968-7486 ext. 6978. Or, email Smith at shsmith@iun.edu.

Online Instruction

Those interested in taking classes online have the option to choose courses in a variety of disciplines, such as Design and Composition; Law and Legal; and Writing and Publishing. Instructor led courses run for six weeks and includes lessons, quizzes, and online discussions.  To register and view a complete course schedule, visit IU Northwest courses at Ed2Go.

For information about parking policies at IU Northwest, including a new process for temporary permits, visit http://www.iun.edu/parking/parking-permits/index.htm.

About Indiana University Northwest -- What Matters. Where it Matters.

As one of seven Indiana University campuses, IU Northwest leads the region as the premier, urban campus dedicated to serving the needs of more than 6,000 students from the state’s most diverse and industrialized region. Committed to helping its local Northwest Indiana communities thrive, IU Northwest is best-known for providing a personal, quality and affordable education close to home.  IU Northwest positions its students to be leaders with more than 70 undergraduate, graduate and pre-professional degree options available from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest, which actively involves students in research and local healthcare needs through its four-year medical doctorate program. For more information, please visit www.iun.edu.

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