Associate in Applied Science (AAS) DegreeApply
You've worked hard and that has value. We'll reward you. EICC awards up to 48 credits for skills you've already mastered. Complete a personalized plan of study and graduate with an AAS in Applied Technology. Boost your career opportunities and pride, too.
What You Learn in Technical Studies
Tell us about your skills, abilities, and life experiences. We'll review your accomplishments and may award Credit for Prior Learning. Then complete general education courses and others that fit within your area of specialization.
A Solid Foundation
Talk the walk
Be great at communicating, one-on-one, in small groups, and as a leader.
Intro. to Computers
Crack the code
Intro. to Computers
Learn databases, create presentations, and surf the web.
Enter the market
Learn about fiscal and monetary policies of government.
The more you know, the more you grow.
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Here's how to request credit for prior learning:
- Complete the paperwork and pay the testing fee.
- Up to 46 credit hours may be awarded toward your Technical Studies AAS.
- There is a $9 per credit hour transcription fee, but that’s a lot less than a credit hour of tuition!
- Work with your advisor to plan your individualized course of study.
- Complete the plan and be awarded your associate’s degree.
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.Learn More
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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.Explore the value of an associate’s degree
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How EICC Fits Your Goals
Maybe the 4-year where you plan to transfer has added a new major or perhaps you discovered a new career field. We're here to guide and support you, so let us know. Keep in regular contact with your EICC advisor and lean on these services and resources, too.
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