Ridgewater College



Ridgewater College


Contact information http://www.ridgewater.edu/programs-and-majors/technical-programs/Activity-Director-Assistant/Pages/default.aspx
Program Activity Director and Activity Assistant

Program located on the Hutchinson Campus of Ridgewater College offers career opportunities to work with the elderly and senior populations. The Activity Director program requires 60 credits to earn an Associate of Applied Science degree. The Activity Assistant diploma program offers 36 credits. Both options are fully online.

Students will learn the skills needed to design, implement and lead activity and leisure programs for the aging population.  Through lectures, lab, hands-on experience and web-enhanced curriculum, students will have opportunities to collaborate and network with working activity professionals.  Participants will also learn skills for managing the activity department, staff and volunteers. Students will be involved with internship, volunteer experiences, and community service projects

Award Activity Director AAS Degree 60 credits

Activity Assistant Diploma 36 credits – online

Activity Aid Certificate 20 credits

Activity Professional Basic MEPAP 1 -10 credits – online

Activity Professional Management MEPAP 2 – online

Health Support Specialist Certificate 9 credits   – online