Special Academic Services

Special Academic Services provides assistance and support to students enrolled in applied science and certificate programs at Illinois Central College. Funded by the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, these services include both academic and financial support.

Some students need help financing their college education — from textbooks to class materials — that other sources of financial aid may not cover. We can help if you have an authorized financial need that does not cover all required school expenses.

Authorized Financial Programs

Using Your Funds

Nontraditional Careers

Special Academic Services also provides financial support to students enrolled in applied science programs that lead to a nontraditional career. A nontraditional career refers to occupations in which individuals from one gender comprise less than 25% of the individuals employed in that occupation.

Listed below are some of the programs we offer that have been identified as leading to a nontraditional career.

Nontraditional Programs for Women

Agricultural Business ManagementLandscapingElectronics TechnologyElectronics Repair
Electronics ServicingLaw EnforcementCrime Scene TechnologyIndustrial and Business Security
Networking SpecialistMechanical Engineering TechnologyArchitectural DraftingFire Science Technology
Automotive TechnologyHVAC/R TechnologyDiesel Powered Equipment TechnologyWelding Technology

Nontraditional Programs for Men

Child DevelopmentParaprofessional EducatorParalegalInformation Processing Management
Accounting Clerk/BookkeeperClinical Lab TechnicianDental HygieneOccupational Therapy Assistant
NursingPractical NursingNursing Assisting (CNA)Office Professional
Surgical TechnologistPhysical Therapy Assistant

Special Academic Services Coordinator