Online Classes & Programs

Succeed from Anywhere

EICC is a long-standing leader in online education. In 2022, more than 4,300 students took 100% of their courses online, earning a whopping 54,171 credit hours. We’ve got this down.

Enroll in our online certificate, diploma, and degree programs. Your classroom can be your living room, a work break room, or even a park bench. You choose.

Our programs connect to careers or launch you on your path to earning a bachelor's degree. Join live online classes through Zoom or take your courses online anytime with our learning platform, Canvas. Enjoy an interactive EICC college experience from anywhere. 

Benefits of Online Learning

Education On Your Terms 

Flexible scheduling options: live online or online anytime. Low tuition. Engaging, experienced instructors with industry connections and valuable real-world insights. Full access to all student and campus resources including advising and tutoring. 

Online Sessions & Schedules

Take classes in standard or accelerated semesters that range from 4-16 weeks. Your advisor will partner with you to build a schedule that works with your life and leads to your goals.

  • 16-week Term: January 16 - May 12, 2024
  • 1st 8-week Term: January 16 - March 10, 2024
  • 12-week Term: February 12 - May 12, 2024
  • 2nd 8-week Term: March 18 - May 12, 2024

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  • 1st 8-week Term: May 28 - July 21, 2024
  • 2nd 8-week Term: June 10 - August 4, 2024
  • 4-week Term: July 8 - August 4, 2024

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  • 16-week Term: August 27 - December 15, 2024
  • 1st 8-week Term: August 27 - October 20, 2024
  • 12-week Term: September 23 - December 15, 2024
  • 2nd 8-week Term: October 21 - December 15, 2024

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Take online classes year round. Sign up for 4-, 8-, 12- or 16-week courses. We offer academic certificate, diploma, and associate's degree programs that prepare you to work in cybersecurity, supply chain and logistics, graphic design, and more.

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Online, not disconnected. Canvas is your virtual campus, linking you directly to your course, instructor, and classmates. Watch lectures. Upload assignments. Send a message or a quick reply. Collaborate on a project. Connect on your computer or your smartphone.




Online Doesn’t Mean Alone

As an online student, you aren't alone in your education. Your academic advisor is your partner in success, making sure you take the right classes to earn that certificate, diploma, or degree. You have full access to all EICC services, including libraries, bookstores, tutoring, and career centers. And enjoy community with your online classmates.

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Schedule a time to meet with your academic advisor. Take this opportunity to tell us your goals. We'll partner with you to create a degree plan and keep you on track through graduation or university transfer.

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Need some extra help? We offer drop-in and scheduled tutoring on each campus, and online, too. You can also get a writing consultation via email. Visit our tutoring centers for more information on services and schedules.

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Career Services

EICC’s Career Services department helps you refine goals, search for jobs, and launch a profession. Looking for work or an internship? Regional and national employers post openings on our job posting site. Upload your resume. Refresh it first using our free online tool. Meet with an EICC career coordinator to do a mock interview or to learn more about career pathways.

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Counseling Services

Yes, you can do this. You can achieve your goals, and we are here to help. Need some coping strategies or just want to talk? Our Student Assistance Program provides free, confidential mental health services, including short-term counseling and referrals. Meet with a counselor in person or via Telehealth. Just call 309-779-2273 or 800-383-7900 to schedule an appointment.

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Visit your campus library. Use the computers. Ask staff for help with research. Find a nook and enjoy a quiet place to study. Not on-campus? Visit EICConnect to access electronic resources, including e-books, magazines, videos, and databases.

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Military Students

This time, we get to serve you. EICC is a designated Military Friendly School, noted for our excellence in helping service members, veterans, and their families achieve their goals.


Looking for just one class, or quick career training?

Our Continuing Education department offers non-credit online career training and certificate programs. You can master a skill set without going through the college application process.  

See Non-credit, Continuing Education Online Classes & Programs

Contact Admissions

Contact the admissions representative from the college you plan to attend. If you’re not sure, you may contact any rep. Each can answer questions about any college or program.

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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