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IU Northwest offers Adult Education classes

Non-credit offerings include opportunities in CNA, dental, eye clinic, billing, pharmacy tech, fitness, medical terminology and more


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Emily Banas
Office of Marketing and Communications
980-6536
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Office of Marketing and Communications
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Adult Education

Among the many non-credit courses beginning in March at Indiana University Northwest are a variety of career development offerings. Those considering a job change or in need of career development should register now to advance your career.

Upcoming adult education classes offered at IU Northwest include:

Career Development

  • Dental Office Administration: Tuesdays, March 1 - April 26 (no class March 29), 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., $235 (includes book)
  • Eye Clinic Assistant: Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 8 - April 14, 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m., $440 (includes book)
  • Fitness Instructor Training: Wednesdays, March 16 - May 25, 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., $445 (does not include books, ACE test, or CPR training)
  • Medical Terminology: Wednesdays, March 2 - April 20, 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m., $230 (includes book)
  • Pharmacy Technician Training: Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 8 - May 12, 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m., $900 (includes book)
  • Unit Secretary: Tuesdays, March 29 - May 17, 7 p.m. until 9 p m., $225 (includes book)
  • Certified Nursing Assistant: Three-week courses offered on a rolling schedule in 2011. For dates, visit http://www.iun.edu/adultedu/.

Business

  • Event Planning: Mondays, March 21 - April 11, 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., $105
  • Grant Proposal Overview: Mondays and Wednesdays, March 21 – March 30, 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., $125
  • How to Start a Not-for-Profit Organization: Mondays and Wednesdays, March 7 - March 9, 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., $70

Computers

  • Word – Microsoft Office 2010: Saturday, March 5, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., $145 (includes book)
  • Excel - Microsoft Office 2010: Saturday, March 12, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., $145 (includes book)
  • Intermediate Excel - Microsoft Office 2010: Saturday, March 26, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., $145 (includes book)
  • Photoshop: Wednesdays, March 2 - April 13 (no class March 16), 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m., $145 (materials extra)
  • Social Networking: Saturday, March 26 - April 2, 9 a.m. until 12 p.m., $85

Computers for Seniors (Courses designed specifically for senior citizens age 60 and up)

  • Intro to the PC: Fridays, March 4 - March 11, 9 a.m. until 12 p.m., $40
  • Intro to Windows 7: Fridays, March 25 - April 1, 9 a.m. until 12 p.m., $40

Personal Development

  • Ancient Art: Tuesdays, March 1 - March 29 (no class March 15), 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., $75
  • Floral Design - Fresh Flowers: Saturdays, March 5 - April 2 (no class March 19), 10 a.m. until 12 p.m., $120 (does not include student supplies and project costs)
  • Hand Bells: Saturdays, March 5 - April 16 (no class March 19), 10 a.m. until 12 p.m., $125
  • Interior Design – Basic: Monday, February 28 - April 4, 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., $139
  • Photography – The Basics: Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 22 - April 5 (Saturday outdoor photo shoot April 2), 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m., $145
  • Staging Your Home For Sale: Wednesdays, March 23 - April 6, 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., $70
To register for any of the listed courses, contact Adult Education Manager, Linda Szalmasagi at (219) 980-6806, or email her at lszalm@iun.edu.  A full list of classes and descriptions can be found by visiting the Web at http://www.iun.edu/adultedu/.