Accounting is the 'language of business' and today's accountants exhibit a broad range of knowledge about all business. Accounting is a career path and not just a job. The skills learned in accounting can apply to any career choice. Accountants are financial planners, business managers, fraud investigators, and chief executive officers. An accounting degree can launch you into more business opportunities than other business-related degrees.
Areas of Study
Students seek degrees in Architectural Engineering Technology to learn the concepts and skills of drafting design and engineering. Architectural engineering combines all aspects of the building design and construction, involving mechanical, electrical and structural blueprints, calculations, and other notions of mathematical precision.
Independence Community College’s Art Program offers students a vibrant and engaging environment for students who plan careers in art and those who are expanding their knowledge the visual world. Small class sizes offer students the classroom experience while allowing for one-on-one assistance if needed and plenty of space for creative growth.
Independence Community College’s Athletic Training Program is designed to offer students a career specializing in the care and prevention of injuries for athletes. Perfect for the sports enthusiasts, this career also offers employment opportunities in industry. This allied health career focuses on the trainer being the first response to an accident or injury for initially diagnosing the damage and providing preventative measures to prevent further injury.
The Business Administration Program is a flexible, practical educational offering for anyone who wants to learn the employer requested skills and is ready to enter the corporate world. The Associate of Science Degree program prepares students for positions in everything from intermediate or top-level management.
The Computer Information Systems specialists and management professionals design, build, and implement software solutions and are the driving force in every kind of business today. Computer Information Systems (CIT) personnel analyze existing systems and discover new ways to optimize their performance for business and industry. Significant job growth is expected in this and all computing fields over the next several years and there’s never been a better time to get the training in this exciting profession.
The Computer Information Technology is the perfect program for people interested in the joining the ever-changing world of computers. Computer Information Techs are involved in creating and maintaining the technologies the world has come to rely on.
Majoring in Computer Science gives a student a foundation of basic computer knowledge then leads them on to the finer points of office software, introductory programming, and networking. Virtually every organization, from small non-profits to government agencies and large corporations, needs capable technical support in all their departments. The field encompasses a wide variety of occupations, from entry-level programmer to Chief Information Officer, and demand is strong for qualified professionals at every level.
Earning an Associate of Science Degree in the area of Construction Engineering Technology can lead a graduate to rewarding career in many different job markets. Construction firms, supply manufacturers, departments of transportation, and the oil industry seek these trained professionals to assist with the design, development, and management of construction processes.
Cosmetology is an exciting career that can open many doors beginning with working in a salon but also including stage, pageant, film, and print work. At Independence Community College the Cosmetology Program provides vocational training for men and women interested in preparing themselves for employment by providing a solid foundation in the art and discipline of hair care and design.
A two-year associate's degree in Criminal Justice can qualify a student for a number of careers including correctional officer, private investigator, police officer, and crime scene investigator. Criminal justice degrees emphasize the study of evidence collection, forensic analysis and criminal psychology.
The field of Computer Aided Design and Drafting Technology is for people interested in drafting layouts and building plans. Graduates have the knowledge and skills to pursue a wide variety of employment opportunities in the design and construction industry, can visualize the way a design could look and manufacture that design for others. Careers in this field of study include Mechanical Drafter, CAD Operator, Electrical Designer, and Aerospace Designer.
The Early Childhood Education Program prepares students for the workplace with careers as early childhood center administrators, preschool lead or assistant teachers, after school program coordinators, family home child care providers, and professional nannies.
Millions of lives have been saved by the quick reactions and competent care of Emergency Medical Technicians. Known as EMTs, these first responders assess the nature of the patient’s condition at the scene of an accident, violent crime, heart attack, stroke or natural disaster. EMTs work where people require immediate medical attention. They assess, stabilize and provide ongoing care to the patient while transporting them to a hospital via ambulance or helicopter.
Earning an Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Science degrees in the area of Engineering Technology can open a world of opportunities. Successful students develop the skills necessary to be employed as draftsmen in many technical areas such as architectural, industrial, civil and structural design and drafting.