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Basic Direct Care Professional


Program Inactivated

This certificate has been inactivated.
No new students are being accepted into this certificate program.

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

Note: This certificate program does not qualify for Title IV Federal Financial Aid. 

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 2017-2018

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

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