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Early Childhood Education

Certificate

The Early Childhood Education certificate is comprised of four courses and can be completed in one or two semesters. It is intended to provide the latest information and skills needed for ...

  • Credits: 12
  • Locations: Calmar, Peosta
  • Approx. Cost: $2,376
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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Career Pathway Certificate

The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Career Pathway Certificate delivers the National Standard Curriculum for Emergency Medical Technicians as defined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and is preparatory for ...

  • Credits: Noncredit
  • Locations: Calmar, Peosta
  • Approx. Cost: $1,239
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Engineering Technology

Associate of Applied Science

Engineering technicians are vital members of an engineering team. Technicians provide technical support and assistance throughout the design and manufacturing process. The Engineering Technology program is designed to educate and ...

  • Credits: 71.5
  • Locations: Peosta
  • Approx. Cost: $14,157
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Entrepreneur

Business and Community Solutions Certificate

The Entrepreneur Certificate focuses on building a successful business plan, the preparation of financial statements, and marketing and selling on social media platforms. Students also have the opportunity to receive ...

  • Locations: Online, Peosta
  • Approx. Cost: $Contact Us
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Finance

Associate of Applied Science

The Finance program provides a course of study which readily transfers to most four-year colleges and universities. College courses permit completion of the equivalent of the first two years of ...

  • Credits: 65
  • Locations: Online
  • Approx. Cost: $12,870
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Firefighting Specialist

Associate of Applied Science

This program is designed for firefighters affiliated with an existing paid or volunteer fire department. Emphasis is placed upon specialized firefighting courses offered through the Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau ...

  • Credits: 65.5
  • Locations: Calmar, Peosta
  • Approx. Cost: $12,969
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Gas Utility Construction and Service

Diploma

The Gas Utility Construction and Service program prepares students to install, maintain and operate both high and low-pressure natural gas distribution systems used to supply residential, commercial and industrial companies. ...

  • Credits: 46
  • Locations: Peosta
  • Approx. Cost: $9,108
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Graphic Design

Associate of Applied Science

The Graphic Design program is a design-based educational program that equips students with skills and materials necessary to compete for professional design positions upon graduation. Additionally, students are well-prepared to ...

  • Credits: 69
  • Locations: Peosta
  • Approx. Cost: $13,662
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Health Information Technology (HIT)

Associate of Applied Science

The health information technician (HIT) is a member of the healthcare team who ensures the quality of the medical record by verifying the completeness and accuracy and ensures proper entry ...

  • Credits: 68
  • Locations: Online
  • Approx. Cost: $13,464
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Health Support Professional

Career Pathway Certificate

Receive an introduction to the key skills you need to be a direct care worker in healthcare by completing core classes, personal activities of daily living, and health monitoring and ...

  • Credits: Noncredit
  • Locations: Calmar, Dubuque
  • Approx. Cost: $645
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Heating and Air Conditioning

Diploma

The Heating and Air Conditioning program prepares students to install, maintain and operate heating and air conditioning equipment. Students will gain theoretical knowledge of operations by learning how to install, ...

  • Credits: 47.5
  • Locations: Peosta
  • Approx. Cost: $9,405
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Industrial Electrician

Associate of Applied Science

The Industrial Electrician program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in the electrical field. Students learn the basic principles of electricity in ...

  • Credits: 73
  • Locations: Calmar
  • Approx. Cost: $14,454