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Educational Equity Statement

Iowa Valley Community College District does not discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, actual or potential family, parental or marital status, or other protected classes. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Gena Garber, Vice President of Administration, serving as the District Equity Officer, 3702 S. Center Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158, 641-844-5530,, 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 0604-7204, Telephone: 312-730-1560 Facsimile: 312-730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339 Email:

The schools that make up the Iowa Valley Community College District, including Ellsworth Community College (ECC), Marshalltown Community College (MCC), and Business and Community Solutions (BCS) comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Iowa Civil Rights Act (ICRA), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act in ensuring persons with disabilities have an opportunity equal to that of their nondisabled peers to participate in the College’s programs, services, and activities, including those delivered through electronic and information technology. For requests or inquiries regarding access to the College’s webpage or another electronic resource, and/or to report any technology-based barriers and to request access, please contact the Vice President of Administration, serving as the Equity Officer, 3702 S. Center Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158, 800-284-4823, The following page also provides information on requesting accommodations: ECC | MCC | BCS.

Iowa Valley offers programs in the following career and technical education subject areas. Lack of English language proficiency will not be a barrier to admission and participation in career and technical education programs.

IVCCD Career and Technical Education (CTE) Programs

Accounting, Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Agriculture (Ag Practitioner, Ag Science, Agribusiness, Animal Science, Farm Management, Precision Agriculture, Swine Management), Automotive Repair Technology, Broadcasting/Digital Media, Business Administration (Entrepreneurship, Small Business Practitioner), Business Administrative & Information Services Assistant, Business Computer Applications, Computer Applications in Business, Computer Network Management & Technology, Conservation Technology, Criminal Justice (Corrections, Law Enforcement), Culinary Apprenticeship, Culinary Arts, Customer Service, Dental Assisting, Early Childhood Education, Electro-Mechanical Systems Technologist, Electrical Maintenance Mechanic, Entrepreneurial & Diversified Horticulture, Equine Management, Equine Science, Gunsmith Technology, Industrial Maintenance Mechanic, Machine Tool Technology Tool & Die, Manufacturing Welding, Marketing, Medical Assistant, Medical Office Practitioner, Merchandising & Retail Management, Mobile Service Technician, Natural Gas (Advanced Fundamentals, Basics, Construction Skills, Customer Service Skills), Natural Gas Technician, Nursing (Associate Degree, Practical), Paralegal, Powerline (Advanced Skills, Basics, Construction Skills, Troubleshooting Analysis), Powerline Technician, Retail Management, and Utility Technician.

Admission Criteria

It is IVCCD’s policy to admit all individuals with either a high school diploma or its equivalent (HSED/GED) and students who wish to transfer from other colleges and universities. High school students who meet the Senior Year Plus requirements may enroll in dual credit courses with permission from the high school and the College. The individual degree programs listed below have additional admission requirements; follow the links for details on our website(s), or check the current college catalog.

MCC Dental Assisting MCC Medical Assisting
MCC/IVG Gunsmith Technology ECC Nursing (Practical Nursing & Associate Degree Nursing)
ECC Medical Assisting MCC Nursing (Practical Nursing & Associate Degree Nursing)

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