Education, Human and Public Service

The Education, Human and Public Service programs are designed to educate and inspire students to be knowledgeable and compassionate in working with the public. Covering a wide range of industries, from education to law to social services, these programs provide foundational skills to continue on for a four-year degree or directly enter local employment. The estimated salary range for Education, Human and Public Service graduates is $16,244 - $47,216*.


Program TitleAward
Coaching Career Pathway Certificate
Cosmetology Associate of Applied Science
Early Childhood Certificate
Entrepreneurial Cosmetology Associate of Applied Science
Firefighting Specialist Associate of Applied Science
Human Services Generalist Associate of Applied Science

Advantages of Education, Human and Public Services

Convenience or Portability

Graduates of these programs are needed in Iowa, across the country and in your local community! Educators, law enforcement workers and social service professionals work in a variety of public and private settings with a wide range of individuals from different backgrounds. With a degree in one of these programs, graduates can continue their education at a four-year college or university or join the workforce in Iowa or beyond. The skills learned in these programs will be applicable to positions in many different locations.

 *Salary Source: Institutional Effectiveness; Salary range represents 10th-90th percentile earnings for related occupations in the NICC district.

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Contact Us

For credit degree programs, contact:

Admissions Office
Calmar: 800.728.2256, ext. 376
Peosta: 800.728.7367, ext. 259
Hours: M-F, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

For career pathway certificate programs, contact:

Business and Community Solutions
Calmar Area

563.562.3263, ext. 399
800.728.2256, ext. 399

Business and Community Solutions
Dubuque Area

563.557.8271, ext. 380
888.642.2338, ext. 380