Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC)


Northeast Iowa Community College is a comprehensive community college serving the transfer, technical, and vocational educational needs of Northeast Iowa residents, businesses and industries. Classes are offered at the satellite facility in Manchester, the campus in Peosta, downtown Dubuque, over the Iowa Communications Network and at local businesses and industries. Over 50 vocational and technical programs are offered, as well as the Associate in Arts degree and general education courses. Students may major in a wide variety of areas in business, health, industrial technologies and agriculture fields.

Custom training of employees is available in a number of areas such as: Computer Numeric Control, Total Quality Management, Just In Time, ISO 9000 and QS 9000, welding, AC/DC Theory and Programmable Logic Controllers just to name a few. NICC has just started an Integrated Manufacturing Technician program which is designed to provide students with a broad technical background in production areas. NICC is also beginning to offer CISCO Networking Academies, which will prepare students for the CISCO Certified Networking Associate exam.

Degree Programs

Agriculture and Animal Sciences
Agriculture Business
Ag. Business – Ag. Environmental Science
Ag. Business – Ag. Finance
Ag. Business – Ag. Office Technician
Ag. Business – Agronomy Custom Application
Ag. Business – Animal Science
Ag. Business – Crop Advisor
Ag. Business – Dairy
Ag. Business – Precision Agriculture
Agriculture Production
Ag. Pro – Applied Agriculture Studies
Animal Science
Beef Science Technology
Companion Animal Science
Dairy Science
Dairy Science Technology
Dairy Science Tech – Dairy Breeding Specialist
Dairy Science Tech – Dairy Business Specialist
Dairy Science Tech – Dairy Feeding Specialist
Dairy Science Tech – Dairy Health Specialist
Enology Specialist
Large Animal Veterinary Technician
Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Viticulture Technology
Auto Tech, Mechanics and Transportation
Automotive Mechanics
Automotive Technology
CDL (Career Pathway Certificate)
Diesel Mechanics
John Deere TECH
Business, Communications and Marketing
Accounting Clerk
Accounting Specialist
Administrative Office Associate
Administrative Office Management
Business Administration
Business Specialist
Finance – Agriculture Finance
Graphic Design
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Marketing Management
Education, Human and Public Services
Coaching (Career Pathway Certificate)
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood
Entrepreneurial Cosmetology
Firefighting Specialist
Human Services
Human Services Generalist
Industrial Technology Teacher Education

Law Enforcement
Paraeducator (Ed)
Health Sciences
CNA (Career Pathway Certificate)
Dental Assisting
Electroneurodiagnostic Technology
EMT (Career Pathway Certificate)
Health Information Technology (HIT)
HIT – Coding Specialist
Massage Therapy
Medical Assistant
Medical Laboratory Technician
Nursing – Associate Degree
Nursing – Practical
Radiologic Technology
Respiratory Care
Surgical Technology
Information Technology
Computer Analyst – Business and Web Programming
Computer Analyst – Information Security
Computer Analyst – Networking Administration
Computer Technology, Networking and Programming
Management Information Systems
Liberal Arts and Transfer
Associate of Arts
Associate of Science
STEM, Manufacturing and Construction
Building Materials Management
Carpentry – Cabinet Making
Carpentry – Finishing Skills
Carpentry – Floor and Framing Skills
Carpentry – Foundation Skills
Certified Production Technician (Career Pathway)
CNC Operator (Career Pathway)
Commercial-Residential Electrician
Computer Aided Design (CAD) Specialist
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machinist Tech
Construction Technology
Electronic Technology
Gas Utility Construction and Service
Heating and Air Conditioning
Industrial Electrician
Industrial Maintenance Technician
Laboratory Science Technician
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Mechatronics Specialist (Career Pathway)
Welding (Career Pathway)
Welding Basic (Career Pathway Certificate)
Wind Turbine Repair Technician


2017-2018 Enrollment

Main Office:

(563) 822-1016

Manchester Center

P.O. Box 278
1200 1/2 W. Main St.
Manchester, IA 52057

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