Education Options

The Cedar Rapids, Iowa City (ICR) region has multiple higher education options for job seekers who wish to update their skills and certifications.

Local Colleges and Universities:

Resources for Trades and Special Programs:

Kirkwood is the area resource for adults seeking a GED and those seeking to narrow their skill gap to get a better paying job, such as one in a high need industry such as the PACE program. To learn more, your best bet is to make an appointment with Kirkwood's Career Center.

Other programs such as the Earn and Learn Registered Apprenticeship Program are available as well.

Not sure what you are looking for? Check out Future Ready Iowa's Career Exploration portal.