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Future Ready: Northeast Iowa Community College! 

Collaboration and teamwork, not statewide procrastination, will achieve the Future Ready Iowa objectives by 2025. Outlined and championed by Governor Kim Reynolds and former Governor Terry Branstad, the goal of Future Ready Iowa is for 70 percent

You Can Train and Start a Great Career in Less Than a Year? Career Pathway Certificates!

If you want a career change and know you will need more education and training, but you don’t want to invest two or four years, the Career Pathway Certificate (CPC) is a great option that saves time.

Be Future Ready. Healthcare Professionals Are in Demand!

Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) If your career goals focus on patient care, one of the best first steps is to become a Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) through Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC). Completing classes and clinical rotations

Advanced Manufacturing. Future Ready You.

Industrial Maintenance At first glance, a help wanted ad saying, “Industrial Maintenance Technician Needed,” may sound like an employer seeks job applicants to perform heavy duty custodial work in a factory setting. The official Occupation Outlook Handbook,

Unique Programs meet Specialized Employment Need

  Two programs at Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) deliver on the Future Ready Iowa promise and are among the most unique career and technical offerings available in the state of Iowa – John Deere TECH and

Get Ahead at the Downtown Dubuque Center

You may not want to commute to campus three to four days a week to earn a college degree, or if you live and work in downtown Dubuque, you will love the option of taking classes and

Be Future Ready!

A four-year college degree is not required for many of the most in-demand careers today, and earning a certificate, diploma or degree from Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) is more affordable and relevant to employer needs in the

Want Options in a Career? Think Healthcare!

Health Information Technology For those who strive for a well-paying job, flexible work environment and job security, health information might be the perfect field for you! Registered Health Information Technologists (RHITs) specialize in coding medical diagnoses and

Agriculture Career Training at Northeast Iowa Community College

Agriculture programs are among the top reasons hundreds of students enroll at Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) each year. Whether it is the College’s award-winning faculty, state-of-the-art facilities and robotic technology, or the opportunity to gain real-world

IT Careers Abound!

Although the answer can only be approximated and depends upon how we define a computer, recent estimates show that 2,405,518,376 people on Earth use the internet (that’s 2.4 billion people – 34.3 percent of the world’s population!).

Engineering Technology: Blending Creative Thinking and Versatility

While exploring solutions to complex problems, people in engineering technology careers use a variety of tools and technologies in new ways. This field rewards both adaptability to changing technology and the ability to think creatively. The Engineering

Industrial Maintenance Experts Ensure Smooth Operation

Employers in northeast Iowa are eager to hire skilled Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) Industrial Maintenance Technician graduates to assist with installing, maintaining, monitoring, repairing and troubleshooting a variety of equipment for industrial and manufacturing companies. The