Caregiver Services - Adult A.A.S.
The Caregiver Services - Adult A.A.S. degree program offered at Dakota College at Bottineau is designed for students who wish to learn about providing care to adults, the elderly, and disabled individuals. Those in this profession may have their own business, or be employed at home health agencies, adult daycare centers, or nursing homes. Some careers include personal care & service worker and home health aide.
Students will learn about topics such as nutrition, cleanliness, errands, shopping, and other tasks involved in caring for others. There are a total of 61 credit hours involved in this program. Some courses include Interpersonal Skills Development, Gerontology, First Aid/CPR, Introduction to Psychology, Cooperative Education: Adult, and Developmental Psychology. Students will also be able to choose electives in the math, arts/humanities/social science, program, and lab science categories.
The cost for this program is $189 per credit hour. Students are encouraged to meet with an advisor to design a course schedule and academic plan. In order to successfully participate in this distance education program, students should have a personal computer with a good Internet connection. Basic computers skills plus Internet experience is also required. Students should also have good time-management skills, be self-motivated, and proactive in communicating with peer and instructors.
Delivery Format:100% Online
Tuition Basis :credits
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
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