Education for Older Adults

Courses designed for older adults (age 55+ years)1 provide the full continuum of education for the pursuit of long-standing educational goals. Classes are offered in the health, art, and computer areas, and are conducted at various senior and community centers and residential facilities throughout the Mt. San Antonio College District.

Office Computer Applications Certificate
This certificate in Office Computer Applications is customized to meet the needs of the entry-level adult student or professional, who is seeking to acquire an array of office computer skills required in a computerized office environment.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Upon successful completion of this sequence of beginning-level computer courses, students will be prepared for entry-level office support employment.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Basic Computing - Level 1
Basic Computing - Level 2
Basic Computing - Level 3
Internet Research - an Introduction
Creative Computing
Course Prefix Course Name Units
Brain Health 1
Brain Health 2
Lifelong Learning for Older Adults
Lifelong Leraning through Current World Events
Oil Painting
Watercolor Painting
Drawing-Beginning Through Advanced
Healthy Aging
Healthy Aging - Principles of Slow Movement
Healthy Aging - Principles of Posture and Flexibility
Healthy Aging - Principles of Aquatic Resistance
Healthy Aging: Fall Prevention, Balance and Mobility
Home Gardening
Basic Computing - Desktop Publishing
PowerPoint Basics 1
PowerPoint Basics 2
Basic Computing - Level 1
Basic Computing - Level 2
Basic Computing - Level 3
Basic Excel - Level 1
Basic Excel 2
Basic Excel 3
Creative Computing
Digital Photography for the Beginner
Internet Research - an Introduction
Production of Boutique Crafts for Retail Sales
Lettering Styles and Advertising Calligraphy
Handcrafted Needlework for Retail Sales
Jewelry Production and Design for Retail Sales
Sewing and Design
Beginning Decorative Art Production for Retail Sales
Intermediate Decorative Art Production for Retail Sales
Jewelry and Lapidary Production Design
The Education for Older Adults has two programs that provide students with services and opportunities 
to enrich their Mt. SAC experience.

Counseling Services 

EOA Counseling Team provides personal, educational, and academic guidance to help students achieve success in the classroom. Counselors monitor student progress and provide appropriate interventions as needed. 

Educational Plans

A counselor or educational advisor can help you with educational plans for:

  • Certificates & Vocational Programs
  • Re-entry into the workforce
  • Post-retirement Planning
    For more information call (909) 274-5139

Mountie Volunteer Program (MVP)

The MVP Program provides volunteer opportunities for interested EOA student participants. 

Generations Program

The Generations Program provides educational opportunities that foster inter-generational relationships, and links generations for the good of society, such as student athletes providing volunteer hours for the Education for Older Adults program.

For more information on Education for Older Adults, please call (909) 274-4192.

Class Locations

BRDG - Bridgecreek Retirement Center

3601 Holt Avenue, West Covina
(626) 332-1135

CMRNPK - Cameron Park Community Center

1305 E. Cameron Avenue, West Covina
(626) 919-6966

CCHCH - Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare 

255 East Bonita Avenue, Pomona
(909) 596-7733 X 4413

COUN - Country View Retirement Home

824 Cameron, West Covina
(626) 962-3511

COV-AT - Atria-Covina

825 W. San Bernardino Road, Covina
(626) 967-9621

DBC - Diamond Bar Center

1600 Grand Avenue, Diamond Bar
(909) 839-7068

ESGVJC - East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center

1203 W. Puente Avenue, West Covina
(626) 960-2566

EMSD - Emeritus of San Dimas

1740 S. San Dimas Avenue, San Dimas
(909) 394-0304

GPP - Ganesha Park Pool

1575 N. White Avenue, Pomona
(909) 620-2329

HERI - Heritage Park Community Center

2900 Brea Canyon Road, Diamond Bar
(909) 396-5699

HILL - Hillcrest Homes

2705 Mountain View, La Verne
(909) 392-4358

IRC - Irwindale Recreation Center

16053 Calle DePaseo, Irwindale (Behind Irwindale City Hall)
(626) 430-2227

IRWN - Irwindale Senior Citizen's Center

16116 Arrow Highway, Irwindale
(626) 430-2284

LPSC - La Puente Senior Center

16001 Main Street, La Puente
(626) 855-1585

LV - La Verne Community Center

3680 D Street, La Verne
(909) 596-8776

LEES - Lark Ellen Elementary School

4555 N. Lark Ellen Avenue, Covina
(626) 974-4500

MAS - The Masonic Home

1650 Old Badillo Street, Covina
(626) 251-2234

MSAG - Mt. San Antonio Gardens

900 E. Harrison Avenue, Pomona
(909) 624-5061

PSC - Palomares Senior Center

499 E. Arrow Highway, Pomona
(909) 620-2324

PATH - Pathfinder Park Community Center

18150 E. Pathfinder Road, Rowland Heights
(562) 690-0933

RAN - Atria-Rancho Park Adult Community

801 Cypress Way, San Dimas
(909) 592-9662

RGNT - Regent Senior Living

150 S. Grand Avenue, West Covina
(626) 332-3344

RIOVER - Rio Verde Academy

2226 E. Rio Verde Drive, West Covina
(909) 274-4220

SDSR - San Dimas Recreation Center

990 W. Covina Blvd., San Dimas
(909) 592-1430

SDMS - San Dimas Retirement Center

834 W. Arrow Highway, San Dimas
(909) 599-4512

SD - San Dimas Senior/Community Center

201 E. Bonita Avenue, San Dimas
(909) 394-6293

SOP - Shadow Oak Park

2121 Shadow Oak Drive, West Covina
(626) 965-0328

PLUM - Stanley Plummer Building

245 E. Bonita Avenue, San Dimas
(909) 394-6290

VILLA - Villa Colima

19850 Colima, Walnut
(909) 595-5030

WALT - Walnut Senior Center

21215 La Puente Road, Walnut
(909) 598-6200

WPK - Washington Park

865 E. Grand Avenue, Pomona
(909) 620-2305

WCSCC - West Covina Senior Citizens' Center

2501 E. Cortez Street, West Covina
(626) 331-5366

WPCC - Westmont Park Community Center

1808 West 9th Street, Pomona
(909) 620-2329

WSSC - William Steinmetz Senior Center

1545 South Stimson Avenue, Hacienda Heights
(626) 934-7041

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