Students in the Adult Services Certificate of Specialization program have the opportunity to increase their knowledge of the older adult and the agencies that provide services for this expanding population. No prior degree is required to enroll in this program. This program offers classes in a format to meet the needs of the nontraditional student.
Students are required to complete an Application for Admission, satisfy the assessment requirements and attend a program orientation. Students may start any semester.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Students are strongly advised to contact one of the staff members of Aging Services Management in Bldg. 24, Room 208A (Ankeny Campus), or call 515-964-6262 or 515-964-6814 for additional important information.
If you plan to work in a residential care facility, it is recommended that you also take the following courses: SOC 110 - Introduction to Sociology and PSY 111 - Introduction to Psychology.
For more information about the Adult Services certificate, please visit our website at www.dmacc.edu/programs/aging/adsscert.asp.