Networking for Systems and Security

Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree, Diploma, Certificate


Computers and technology play an essential role in powering business, and you will, too. We help you master the skills that keep networks running. Take classes online, on campus, or both. Iowa's Last-Dollar Scholarship may even cover your tuition.

What You Learn in Network Systems and Security

Build skills to troubleshoot hardware and software. Analyze problems, support users, and monitor network resources. Our program prepares you to earn industry-recognized certifications, such as CCNA, CompTIA Network +, CompTIA A+, and more.

What Can I Do With a Networking Degree?

Enter the IT field as a network, helpdesk, or security technician. You're a valued front-line asset who prevents, troubleshoots, and solves tech problems. Keep businesses, users, and networks operating and secure.

A Solid Foundation


Beyond your peers


Build and maintain a small network.


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Practice exams and a testing center. We help you prepare for certification tests.


Language lessons


Ace core programming basics including data types, control structures, algorithm development.

Operating Systems

Install and optimize

Operating Systems

Master Linux and Windows Operating Systems.


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Iowa's Last-Dollar Scholarship

You may be eligible to earn a degree in this high-demand field for zero tuition costs! You file for financial aid, and if your Expected Family Contribution is at or below $20,000, the state covers the remaining balance beyond the aid for which you are eligible. More than two dozen career programs qualify, including this one. File your FAFSA by July 15.

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Get Certified

Our IT curriculum is mapped to certifications and we provide tools such as practice exams and a testing center. Getting one or more industry-standard certifications while taking classes is a seamless integration into your coursework. This includes certifications from CompTIA, Microsoft, Cisco, and Amazon Web Services.

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Join In and Stand Out

Have fun and gain an edge. Compete in IT competitions and push your skills beyond the classroom. Test yourself and document what you can achieve. Join our EICC.ITSA student group. Attend the annual U.S. Information Technology Collegiate Conference. With us, you can fully dive into the field and build your resume.

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Online, On-Campus or Both!

Build a schedule to fit your needs. Take classes 100% online, join us in-person, or mix and match. No matter how you choose to take your classes, we fully support you in reaching your goals. In addition to your instructors, take advantage of advising, tutoring, and the wealth of services EICC students enjoy.

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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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Start in High School

Get a jump on your college education while you are in high school. Through our Career Academies, complete a semester to a full year of courses. It's free and cuts down on the time you spend completing your EICC degree, often in half. Save time and money, and launch your career sooner.


Your Degree = Success

Complete your education in two years. Qualify for better jobs. Earn a higher salary. Enjoy a better quality of life. The benefits of an associate's degree are impressive and wide-ranging.

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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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Networking for Systems and Security: Locations

Clinton Community College

1000 Lincoln Blvd.
Clinton, IA 52732
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Muscatine Community College

152 Colorado St.
Muscatine, IA 52761
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Scott Community College

500 Belmont Rd.
Bettendorf, IA 52722
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