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Basic Direct Care Professional

Certificate

Gain the basic knowledge and skills needed to provide direct care for the aged or for individuals with physical, mental or developmental disabilities.

Program/Major Codes: CRTDCP/DCP

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options:  work for a health care agency that provides services for individuals in a home setting.

Academic Options:  take classes toward certificates or degrees in nursing, education or social services

Program Requirements
  

Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
DCP 101 Principles of Care Giving 2.25
DCP 102 Aging and Physical Disabilities 2
DCP 103 Alzheimer’s/Forms of Dementia 2
DCP 104 Developmental Disabilities 2
TOTAL 8.25