Degrees & Programs/Career Clusters-Transfer

Degrees and Programs/Career Clusters

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.

To view the majors in alphabetical order, scroll through the right side navigation bar of this web page.

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Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Agriculture -Transfer
Agriculture Marketing & Finance
Agriculture Operations Management
Agriculture Sales & Service
Agriculture Technology
Animal Ecology – Transfer
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 Teacher-Transfer
Communications – Transfer
English -Transfer
Family & Consumer Science -Transfer
Graphic Design – Degree
Graphic Design – Certificate
Journalism -Transfer
Music -Transfer
Public Relations -Transfer
Speech -Transfer
Theater -Transfer

Business Management & Administration

Accounting – Degree
Accounting – Diploma
Accounting – Certificate
Accounting -Transfer
Administrative Office Associate
Administrative Office Specialist
Business -Transfer
Business Administration
Business Management
Economics -Transfer
Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management
Foundations in Business – Certificate
Foundations of Technology – Certificate
Management Information Systems – Transfer
The Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Certificate
Software Applications Specialist
Sport Management

Education & Training

Athletic Trainer -Transfer
Coaching -Transfer
Coaching Authorization
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

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 Administrative Assistant – Degree
Medical Administrative Assistant – Diploma
Medical Assistant
Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical Technology – Transfer
Medication Aide
Medicine -Transfer
Mortuary Science -Transfer
Nurse Aide (CNA)
Nursing-Bachelors Degree (BSN) -Transfer
Nursing-ADN Option for Licensed Practical Nurses
Nursing-Associate Degree (RN)
Nursing-Practical Nursing (LPN)
Occupational Therapy -Transfer
Optometry -Transfer
Pharmacy -Transfer
Physical Fitness & Wellness – Certificate
Physical Fitness & Wellness – Diploma
Physical Fitness & Wellness – Transfer
Physical Therapy -Transfer
Physical Therapy Assistant
Physician Assistant – Transfer
Psychology -Transfer
Radiologic Technology
Radiology -Transfer

Human Services

Human Services – Certificate
Human Services -Transfer
Social Work -Transfer
Sociology -Transfer

Information Technology

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

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Criminal Justice – Certificate
Criminal Justice – Degree
Criminal Justice -Transfer
Law -Transfer
Legal Office Associate
Legal Office Specialist


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
Physics -Transfer

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Automotive Service Technology
Diesel Technician


General Studies
Liberal Arts

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