Indiana University Northwest
notice

IU Northwest opens spring enrollment for Adult Education classes

Dental Office Administration, Event Planning and Photoshop among courses available

Thursday Feb 07, 2013


Indiana University Northwest offers courses for lifestyle enrichment and career enhancement through their 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 at IU Northwest include:

Career Development

  • Certified Nursing Assistant: Three-week course offered on a rolling basis beginning January 7, $810, for additional dates visit CNA - Adult Education.
  • Dental Office Administration: Tuesdays, March 19 – May 14 (no class April 9), 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., $245 (includes books).  If registering after March 7, fee will be $255.
  • Health Insurance Billing: Mondays, March 25; April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; May 6, 13, 20; or Wednesdays, May 1, 8, and 15; 6 to 8:30 p.m., $425 (includes books).  If registering after March 14, fee will be $450.
  • Medical Terminology: Wednesdays, March 6 - April 24, 6 to 8:30 p.m., $250 (includes book). If registering after February 21, fee will be $260.
  • Pharmacy Technician Training: Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 5 - May 9, 6 to 8:30 p.m., $995 (includes book and workbook). Time may change to 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. based on room availability. If registering after February 20, fee will be $1,025.

Business

  • Event Planning: Mondays, March 4 - 25, 7 to 9 p.m., $125. If registering after February 20, fee will be $135.
  • Fundraising Essentials: Monday and Wednesday, February 25 and 27, 6 to 8:30 p.m., $135. If registering after February 14, fee will be $145.
  • Grant Proposals Overview: Mondays and Wednesdays, March 18, 20, 25, 27, 6 to 8:30 p.m., $135. If registering after March 7, fee will be $145.
  • Grant Writing Workshop: Prerequisite: Grant Proposals Overview or previous grant writing experience. Mondays, April 1 - 29, 6 to 8:30 p.m., $165. If registering after March 28, fee will be $175.
  • How to Start a Not-For-Profit Organization: Monday and Wednesday, March 4 and 6, 6 to 8:30 p.m., $80. If registering after February 20, fee will be $90.
  • Public Relations and Public Speaking — The Perfect Combo: Mondays, April 1 - 22, 7 to 9 p.m., $125. If registering after March 21, fee will be $135.

 Computers

  • Computers—The Basics: Fridays, March 1 – April 12 (no class March 29), 9 a.m. to noon, $125. If registering after February 21, fee will be $135.
  • WORD—Microsoft Office 2010: Saturday, March 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $155 (includes book). If registering after February 21, fee will be $165.
  • EXCEL—Microsoft Office 2010: Saturday, March 9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $155 (includes book) / ($130 if you have book from WORD class). If registering after February 28, fee will be $165 ($140 if you have book from WORD class).
  • Intermediate EXCEL: Saturday, March 16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $155 (includes book) / ($130 if you have WORD or EXCEL book). If registering after March 7, fee will be $165 ($140 if you have WORD or EXCEL book).
  • POWER POINT—Microsoft Office 2010: Saturday, March 23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $155 (includes book / ($130 if you have WORD or EXCEL book). If registering after March 14, fee will be $165 ($140 if you have WORD or EXCEL book).
  • Photoshop: Wednesdays, March 6 – April 24 (no class March 13 and April 10), 7 to 9:30 p.m., $155 (materials extra). If registering after February 21, fee will be $165.
  • Publisher: Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., $155 (includes book) / ($130 if you have book from Word or Excel classes). If you are registering after March 28, fee will be $165 ($140 if you have book from Word or Excel classes).
  • Social Networking: Saturdays, March 16 and 23, 9 a.m. – noon, $85. If registering after March 7, fee will be $95.

Personal Development

  • Beginner Sewing: Saturdays, April 13 - 27, May 4 - 11, 9 a.m. – noon, $150 (does not include machine and supplies). If registering after April 3, fee will be $160.
  • Line Dancing: Saturdays, March 23 – May 11, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., $115. If registering after March 14, fee will be $125.

 Interested participants may register online.  For more information you may contact the Adult Education office at (219) 980-6806 or toll free 1-888-968-7486 ext. 6806. Also, if you are interested in taking the Eye Clinic Assistant course, please call the Adult Education office.  

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.

View Indiana University Northwest Office of Marketing and Communications Media Contact information