Education for Older Adults Program

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the Education for Older Adults Program?

A. The Education for Older Adults Program provides noncredit instruction as a part of the Mt. San Antonio College Continuing Education division. The Education for Older Adults Program began in 1982 with just a few classes. Over the past two decades the program has grown to serve over 4,800 students at over 25 off-campus locations throughout the community.

Q. Where is the Education for Older Adults Program located?

A. The administrative office of the Education for Older Adults Program is located on the Mt. SAC campus in Building 36, room 2.  Classes are held at convenient locations throughout the community.

Q. Who takes Education for Older Adults Program (EOA) classes?

A. EOA classes are designed to meet the educational needs of older adults; however, all adult students (regardless of age) are welcome to participate provided they meet applicable class prerequisites.

Q. Who teaches Education for Older Adults Program (EOA) classes?

A.  There are over 50 faculty members in the Education for Older Adults Program. To ensure the best quality of education, all instructors are highly qualified and meet the minimum qualifications required by Title 5 of California Education Code.  Due to their academic specialization, many faculty have backgrounds in gerontology.

Q. When do classes begin?

A.  Classes are offered in four regular terms a year:

Fall (August through December)

Winter (January through February)

Spring (February through June)

Summer (June through mid-August)

Specific start dates for each term can be found in the Noncredit Schedule of Classes

Q. Where can I get a schedule?

A. Class schedules are available free of charge at local libraries, senior centers and the College. Schedules are also available online at http://www.mtsac.edu/schedule/

Q. Can I access information about current Education for Older Adults Program classes over the Internet?

A. Yes.

go to http://www.mtsac.edu/schedule/

click on the relevant term-fall, spring winter or summer

scroll to the class index list to Education for Older Adults Program

click on Education for Older Adults Program for the listing of EOA classes

Q. Where can I send a suggestion for a new class?

A. Please mail, fax or e-mail your suggestion to the EOA office:

Mail: 1100 North Grand Ave., Walnut, CA 91789
Fax: (909) 468-4429
E-mail: OAP@mtsac.edu

Q. If I enroll in a class, does this make me a college student?

A. Yes, you are an official college student by enrolling in any Education for Older Adults Program class.

Q. How can I donate to the Education for Older Adults Program?

A. Your tax deductible contributions to the Education for Older Adults Program Fund, sponsored by the Mt. San Antonio College Foundation, contribute to the growth and expansion of the EOA. For more information on how to donate funds or goods, please call The Foundation Office at (909) 274-4215.

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