Oct 02, 2023  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

2023-2024 College Catalog

As a comprehensive community college, our mission is to provide quality education and to economically enhance the communities we serve.

The provisions of this publication do not constitute a contract or offer to contract with any person. The right to change any provision or requirement without notice at any time within the student’s term of attendance is reserved to Western Iowa Tech Community College.

It is the policy of Western Iowa Tech Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, actual or potential parent, family or marital status, or other characteristic protected by law, in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by state and federal civil rights regulation. Individuals who feel they have been discriminated against can reference the Western Iowa Tech website, witcc.edu/nd, for more information and contacts.

If you have questions or complaints, please reference Board Policies at witcc.edu/about/board/board-policies/ or call 712.317.3304 and/or email jackie.plendl@witcc.edu (employees) or call 712.317.3227 and/or email tawnya.beermann@witcc.edu (students) or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, phone number 312.730.1560, fax 312.730.1576, TDD 800.877.8339; email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

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Accredited/Approved by:
The Higher Learning Commission, 230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604; (800) 621-7440

Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of EMS, 321 East 12th Street, Lucas State Office Building, Des Moines, IA 50319-0075; (515) 281-3741

Commission on Dental Accreditation, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 440-2500

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314; (703) 706-3245

Iowa Board of Nursing, Riverpoint Business Park, 400 S.W. 8th Street, Ste B, Des Moines, IA 50319-0166; (515) 281-3255

National Council of State Boards of Nursing, 111 East Wacker Drive, Suite 2900, Chicago, IL 60601-4277; (312) 525-3600

Medical Assisting Education Review Board, 2020 N. California Ave., #213 Suite 7, Chicago, IL 60647 www.maerb.org 312-392-0155

Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARCSTSA), 19751 East Mainstreet, Suite #339, Parker, CO 80138; (303) 694-9262; email: info@arcstsa.org 

Iowa Board of Educational Examiners, 400 East 14th St., Grimes State Office Building, Des Moines, IA 50319-0147; (515)-281-3245

Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions, 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Ste. 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088; (214) 703-8445; Fax (214) 703-8992; www.coaemsp.org 

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP); 9355-113th Street N, #7709, Seminole, FL 33763; (727) 210-2350, www.caahep.org

To contact CoAEMSP, 8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088, 214.703.8445, Fax 214.703.8992, www.coaemsp.org

The nursing education program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326; (404) 975-5000

Curricula approved by:
Iowa State Board of Education

Approved for:
Associate of Arts Degree
Associate of Science Degree
Associate of General Studies Degree
Associate of Applied Science Degree
One-year Diploma
Occupational Proficiency Certificate
Veterans’ Training

Member of:
Iowa Association of School Boards
Community Colleges for Iowa, Presidents