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Degrees and Programs/Career Clusters
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Find your Perfect Fit! NIACC offers a variety of degrees and programs so you can pursue your passion in life. Browse the list below and find the right path for your future.

Career Clusters

The list below is grouped into Career Clusters. In conjunction with The National Career Clusters® Framework and I have a Plan Iowa, NIACC makes it easier to find your path in life. Take a look at what NIACC has to offer for each of these 16 Career Clusters.

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Agriculture -Transfer
Agriculture Marketing & Finance
Agriculture Operations Management
Agriculture Sales & Service
Agriculture Technology
Biology -Transfer
Environmental Sciences -Transfer
Forestry -Transfer
Horticulture -Transfer
Veterinary Medicine -Transfer

Architecture & Construction

Building Trades
Heating and Air Conditioning Technology

Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications

Art-Visual/Graphic -Transfer
Communications -Transfer
English -Transfer
Family & Consumer Science -Transfer
Graphic Arts -Transfer
Journalism -Transfer
Music -Transfer
Public Relations -Transfer
Speech -Transfer
Theatre -Transfer

Business Management & Administration

Accounting -Transfer
Administrative Office
Business -Transfer
Business Management
Economics -Transfer
Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management
Management Information Systems – Transfer
Software Applications Specialist
Sport Management

Education & Training

Athletic Trainer -Transfer
Coaching -Transfer
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education -Transfer
Family & Consumer Science -Transfer
History -Transfer
Physical Education -Transfer
Secondary Education -Transfer
Teacher’s Aide -Transfer


Accounting -Transfer
Insurance & Financial Management
Finance -Transfer

Government & Public Administration

Political Science -Transfer

Health Sciences

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
Chiropractic -Transfer
Dental Hygiene -Transfer
Dentistry -Transfer
Emergency Medical Responder
Emergency Medical Technician
Exercise Science -Transfer
Health Promotion/
Community Health
Medical Assistant
Medical Coding
Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Office Associate
Medical Technology – Transfer
Medical Transcription
Medicine -Transfer
Mortuary Science -Transfer
Nurse Aide (CNA)
Nursing-Bachelors Degree (BSN) -Transfer
Nursing-Associate Degree (RN)
Nursing-Practical Nursing (LPN)
Occupational Therapy -Transfer
Optometry -Transfer
Pharmacy -Transfer
Physical Fitness & Wellness
Physical Therapy -Transfer
Physical Therapist Assistant
Physician’s Assistant – Transfer
Physician -Transfer
Psychology -Transfer
Radiologic Technology
Radiology -Transfer
Recreation -Transfer
Wellness, Exercise Science, & Leisure Services -Transfer

Hospitality & Tourism

Hospitality/Food Service Management

Human Services

Human Services -Transfer
Social Work -Transfer
Sociology -Transfer

Information Technology

Business Technology Specialization
Computer Science -Transfer
Information Assurance & Security
Information Technology

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Criminal Justice -Transfer
Law -Transfer
Legal Office Associate


General Machinist
Industrial Systems Technology
Industrial Technology
Tool & Die Technology


Marketing & Sales
Marketing -Transfer

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Actuarial Science and Statistics -Transfer
Biology -Transfer
Chemistry -Transfer
Engineering -Transfer
Environmental Science -Transfer
Geography -Transfer
Mathematics -Transfer
Physical Science -Transfer
Physics -Transfer

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Automotive Service Technology
Diesel Technology


General Studies
Liberal Arts