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Computer Analyst: Networking Administration and Tech Support

Associate of Applied Science

The Computer Analyst program (Associate of Applied Science) offers two AAS options: Business and Web Programming and Networking Administration and Tech Support. The common core provides students with the flexibility of changing ...

  • Credits: 69
  • Locations: Peosta
  • Approx. Cost: $13,800
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Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist Technician


Being trained as a CNC Machinist provides students opportunities throughout the region. The program provides the skills necessary to do a safe setup and operation of manual machines including lathes, ...

  • Credits: 43.5
  • Locations: Peosta
  • Approx. Cost: $8,700
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Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Operator

Career Pathway Certificate

The Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Operator Career Pathway Certificate program stresses principles of interpreting manufacturing part blueprints and the use of basic measuring tools. The program will teach proper use ...

  • Credits: Noncredit
  • Locations: Cresco, Oelwein, Peosta
  • Approx. Cost: $2,589
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Computer Technology, Networking and Programming

Associate of Applied Science

The field of computer science has provided graduates automation tools for all careers. The Computer Technology, Networking and Programming program prepares for information technology employment by offering the technical skills ...

  • Credits: 72
  • Locations: Calmar
  • Approx. Cost: $14,400
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Construction Business Management


Construction Business Management prepares you for trainee positions in marketing and management in the supply of construction materials. Course work includes construction, marketing, business and general education areas. There is a ...

  • Credits: 46.5
  • Locations: Calmar
  • Approx. Cost: $9,300
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Construction Equipment Operator

Career Pathway Certificate

Students will be prepared to safely, efficiently and professionally operate construction equipment used in a variety of construction sites including residential and commercial building, road construction, maintenance and utility installation ...

  • Credits: Noncredit
  • Locations: Calmar, Peosta
  • Approx. Cost: $4,125
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Criminal Justice

Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis in Criminal Justice provides a course of study which will readily transfer to most four-year colleges and universities. You will take courses ...

  • Credits: 60
  • Locations: Calmar, Online, Peosta
  • Approx. Cost: $12,000
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Culinary Foundations

Career Pathway Certificate

The Culinary Foundations Career Pathway Certificate is an 80-hour hands-on program designed to prepare students with little or no culinary experience for a rewarding career in the culinary field. Successful ...

  • Credits: Noncredit
  • Locations: Calmar, Dubuque
  • Approx. Cost: $2,599
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Customer Service

Career Pathway Certificate

Customer service representatives are often the heart and soul of successful organizations, serving as internal communicators, organizers, and facilitators while functioning as the voice and face of the business to ...

  • Credits: Noncredit
  • Locations: Town Clock Business Center (Dubuque)
  • Approx. Cost: $895
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Dairy Science Technology

Associate of Applied Science

The Dairy Science Technology program is nationally-recognized for its academic rigor and excellence, experiential and hands-on learning approaches, and classroom instruction that teaches both theory and applied concepts. As a ...

  • Credits: 73
  • Locations: Calmar
  • Approx. Cost: $14,600
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Dental Assisting


The Dental Assisting curriculum is career-oriented. It prepares the student, as a member of the dental health team, to assist the dentist in all phases of dentistry. The program includes ...

  • Credits: 45.25
  • Locations: Peosta
  • Approx. Cost: $9,050
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Diesel Mechanics


The increased mobility of people and industries has caused a large growth in the diesel industry. Where there are diesel engines, there is a need for mechanics to keep them ...

  • Credits: 47
  • Locations: Peosta
  • Approx. Cost: $9,400