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Career and Technical Education Programs of Study

As a comprehensive community college, Iowa Lakes Community College offers a wide variety of academic and job training programs that serve the diverse needs of our community, including the areas of science, technology, engineering, math and many others.

In addition to traditional face-to-face courses, some programs have an online option available. See chart (below) for programs that offer an online alternative.

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.): Awarded to graduates of two-year Career and Technical Programs
DiplomasAwarded to graduates of vocational programs of less than two years
CertificatesAwarded for completion of certain course sequences and some community and continuing education courses and programs

 Online option available for 100% of coursework in this program

 Online option available for 75% or more coursework in this program

 Online option available for 50% or more coursework in this program

Program Name Degree Online
 Accounting Specialist  A.A.S., Diploma, Certificate 100%
 Administrative Assistant  A.A.S.  
 Agribusiness Technology  A.A.S.  
 Agriculture Production Technology  A.A.S.  
 Auto Collision & Paint Repair Technology  A.A.S., Diploma  
 Automotive Technology  A.A.S.  
 Aviation/Airport Management  A.A.S.  
 Business Administration & Management  A.A.S. 100%
 Business Specialist  Diploma 100%
 Computer Programming  A.A.S.  
 Construction Technology  A.A.S., Diploma  
 Criminal Justice  A.A.S.  
 Digital, Social & Broadcast Productions  A.A.S.  
 Early Childhood Education  A.A.S., Diploma  
 Electrical Technology  A.A.S.  
 Engineering Technology  A.A.S.  
 Environmental Studies  A.A.S.  
 Farm Equipment & Diesel Technology  A.A.S.  
 Game Design & Development  A.A.S.  
 Graphic Design  A.A.S., Diploma  
 Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Technology  A.A.S.  
 Hotel & Restaurant Management  A.A.S., Diploma  
 Human Services/Disability Studies  A.A.S. 100%
 Marine Service Technology  A.A.S., Diploma  
 Massage Therapy  Diploma  
 Medical Assistant  Diploma  
 Medical Office Technology  Diploma  
 Nursing: Associate Degree Nursing (path to RN)  A.A.S.  
 Nursing: Practical Nursing (path to LPN)  Diploma  
 Office Specialist  Diploma  50%+
 Paralegal/Legal Studies  A.A.S.  50%75%+
 Parts Sales & Inventory Control  Diploma  
 Photography  Diploma  
 Powersports & Power Equipment Technology  A.A.S., Diploma  
 Sales & Marketing Management  A.A.S., Diploma  75%+
 Substance Abuse Counseling  A.A.S.  75%+
 Surgical Technology  A.A.S., Diploma  
 Veterinary Technician  A.A.S.  
 Water Quality & Sustainable Aquatic Resources  A.A.S., Diploma  
 Web Development & Design  A.A.S.  
 Welding  Diploma  
 Wind Energy & Turbine Technology  A.A.S., Diploma  


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