Featured Career Programs

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EICC_featured_programsEarly Childhood Education

FeatureprogramEarlyedThe Early Childhood Education program has the experience and expertise to educate students in the field of early childhood education and fill the growing need for educators in the community. The program is designed to provide students with a comprehensive background in early childhood education. Meaningful, on-site, practical experiences along with lecture, hands-on learning and theory round out the basic education provided. Employment of child care workers is projected to increase by 25 percent between 2010 and 2020, For program details, visit eicc.edu/educationcareers

Dental Assisting

7167449278_379562b391_oThe dental assistant performs a wide range of tasks requiring both interpersonal and technical skills. Dental assistants help the dentist at chairside and also perform functions such as polishing teeth, taking and developing dental radiographs, mixing materials and sterilizing instruments.  Some assistants may also have certain business office responsibilities. The program provides a practicum in both local dental offices, the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and the Veterans Affairs Dental Clinic during the second semester. The program in dental assisting is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611. For program details, visit eicc.edu/healthcareers

Health, Safety and Environmental Technology (HSET)

Workers discussing over clipboard in shipping yardHealth, safety and environmental technicians protect employees and the public by controlling hazards in the workplace. HSET professionals apply the principles of math, science, engineering, communications and economics to the protection of people, property and the environment. The HSET program focuses on environmental, health and safety regulations and compliance. Graduates are trained to assist an organization in the management of hazardous materials and wastes, to protect workers and the environment, and to minimize the organization’s Worker’s Compensation. The entire degree can be completed online, at one of the lowest costs in the country. For program details, visit eicc.edu/HSET

Accounting/Bookkeeping

FeatureprogramaccountingThe Accounting Management program provides the fundamentals necessary to be able to solve business-oriented accounting problems. Students obtain extensive hands-on experience working “real-world” accounting problems including: payroll, cost and tax. Students learn how to maintain reliable accounting records both manually and in a computerized environment. Perhaps more importantly, students learn how to interpret and communicate accounting information to non-accounting personnel for organizational use. For program details, visit eicc.edu/businesscareers

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