Programs List

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Programs List

 

UNIVERSITY STUDIES

Associate in Arts
Associate in Science
Associate in Science
— Emphasis in Agriculture
Associate in General Education
— Individually Designed Degrees
Associate in Fine Arts
— Emphasis in Art
— Emphasis in Music Performance
— Emphasis in Music Education

 

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION

 

Administrative Office Assistant - $19,446 to $32,318
Certificate
Prepares you for office work including keyboarding, speedwriting, records management and communications.

 

Administrative Office Professional - $26,084 to $47,127
Associate in Applied Science
Prepares you for a career as an administrative and/or executive assistant or an office manager.

 

Business Administration - $26,538 to $59,349
Associate in Applied Science
Prepares you for a career in the private industry working as a manager or supervisor.

 

Legal Office Assistant - $26,428 to $36,645
Certificate
Prepares you for a career as an assistant in a legal office setting.

 

Small Business Management - $25,154 to $57,076
Certificate
Prepares you for a career in small business management with skills such as accounting, business law, computer software applications and customer service.

 

FINANCE

Accounting - $30,640 to $64,555
Associate in Applied Science
Certificate
Prepares you for a career as a general accountant, accounts receivable clerk, accounts payable clerk or payroll accounting clerk, financial data analyst, or tax preparation consultant.

 

HEALTH SCIENCE

Associate Degree Nursing (R.N.) - $48,918 to $67,047
Associate in Applied Science
Prepares you to work in roles such as Manager of Care, Provider of Care and as a member of the discipline team in a variety of acute care and community based agencies.

 

Computed Tomography (CT) - $48,360 to $54,600
Advanced Certificate
Prepares radiographers to perform CT procedures in hospitals and imaging centers.

 

Dental Hygiene - $65,832 to $75,472
Associate in Applied Science
Prepares you to work as a dental hygienist under the supervision of a licensed dentist in a dental office and other health care agencies.

 

Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography - $41,600 to $95,680*
Advanced Certificate
Prepares graduates to perform general and vascular sonographic exams in hospitals, clinics and imaging centers.

 

Diagnostic Medical Sonography - $53,329 to $75,485*
Advanced Certificate
Prepares graduates to perform sonographic exams in hospitals, clinics and imaging centers.

 

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) - $48,360 to $54,600
Advanced Certificate
Prepares radiographers to perform MRIs in hospitals and imaging centers.

 

Medical Administrative Specialist - $22,802 to $30,687
Certificate
Prepares you for a career as a medical transcriptionist, medical coder or medical billing-insurance specialist.

 

Medical Assisting - $21,661 to $28,457
Certificate
Prepares you to perform administrative, clinical, and laboratory duties in a variety of health care settings.

 

Mortuary Science - $30,089 to $43,544
Associate in Applied Science
Prepares you to work within the funeral service profession as a funeral director or embalmer.
*Optional Accelerated Program
This program is designed to meet the needs of those applicants who have already completed the general educational requirements for this program.

 

Nuclear Medicine Technology - $54,390 to $70,019
Advanced Certificate
Prepares radiographers to administer small quantities of radiopharmaceuticals in order to evaluate the structure and function of an organ.

 

Practical Nursing (L.P.N.) - $26,666 to $37,381
Certificate
Prepares you to function under the direction of a licensed professional in an ever-changing health care environment.

 

Radiologic Technology - $33,070 to $52,531
Associate in Applied Science
Prepares you to perform x-rays on patients in a variety of health care settings.

 

Surgical Technology - program through Illinois Central College - $26,745 to $38,536
Associate in Applied Science
Prepares you for a career as a scrub or operating room technician. You would be a member of an operating room team.

 

Therapeutic Massage - $18,253 to $41,989
Certificate
Prepares you for a career as a licensed massage therapist.

 

HUMAN SERVICE

Cosmetology - $18,583 to $25,130
Certificate
Prepares you to work as a cosmetologist in a beauty salon or your own business.

 

Cosmetology Teacher - $16,473 to $39,062
Certificate
Prepares you for a career teaching cosmetology techniques in the school setting.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Basic Network Security - $25,990 to $43,060
Advanced Certificate
Prepares you for a career in planning, coordinating and implementing the organization’s information security.

 

Cisco Network Associate - $25,853 to $53,209
Certificate
Prepares you to be an assistant in the design, installation, and support of an organization’s computer system.

 

Computer Information Systems Specialist - $25,556 to $65,045
Associate in Applied Science
Prepares you for entry-level employment positions that require you to be a user and/or support user of microcomputers in a business or professional setting.

 

Computer Networking Specialist - $24,456 to $42,218
Associate in Applied Science
Prepares you for entry-level positions that require you to support local and wide area network installations in a business and/or professional setting.

 

Computer Technician - $29,969 to $40,001
Certificate
Prepares you to service mainframe, server and personal computers, printers and auxiliary computer equipment.

 

MANUFACTURING

Industrial Welding Technology - $39,145 to $60,227
Associate in Applied Science
Prepares you to work as an entry-level welding supervisor for construction firms, agriculture enterprises and heavy machine fabrication.

 

Pipe Welder Specialist - $37,000 to $71,000
Certificate
Prepares you for careers in specialized ARC and TIG pipe welding.

 

Welding - $20,167 to $30,429
Certificate
Prepares you for entry-level welding positions in industry, construction and agriculture fields.

 

LAW, PUBLIC SAFETY, CORRECTIONS & SECURITY

Criminal Justice - $27,494 to $52,059
Associate in Applied Science
Certificate
Prepares you to work as a police officer, corrections officer, parole officer or security officer.

 

TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION & LOGISTICS

Automotive Technology (Auto Mechanics) - $22,491 to $35,552
Certificate
Prepares you for positions in automotive dealerships, automotive technology centers and independent service centers.

 

IDES Wage Information as of 2010, 2nd quarter

*Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers ’08 Survey, Sec B-1