Welcome to DMACC


Thank you for your interest in DMACC.

On behalf of the Board of Trustees and all of us at DMACC, I'd like to introduce you to one of the finest educational institutions in America - and according to Community College Week, DMACC is also one of the fastest growing. The more you learn about DMACC, the more you will experience our truly unique approach to education, student support and engagement. Our Central Iowa location is an advantage for students too. See all the reasons why Des Moines is a great place to live, study and work.

Whether you're interested in starting a four-year education through DMACC's Transfer Programs, pursuing a rewarding career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) or you want one of our many in-demand career and technical degrees, DMACC offers you over 200 degrees, diplomas, and short-term certificates that will help you qualify for the many job opportunities in Central Iowa. Maybe that's another reason that DMACC was voted by CityView readers as the "Best Place to Continue Your Education."

Whatever career path you choose, DMACC will make sure you are well prepared and ready to enter the job market. DMACC continues to implement a college-wide program called the Completion Agenda. It's designed to help students identify career paths and then provide academic support and student service resources to help them achieve their academic goal. If you enroll, your first class will be SDV108, an orientation session that will strengthen your academic skills and goals.

DMACC is dedicated to your personal and professional success through our small class sizes, free tutoring in our academic achievement centers and the flexibility of our growing list of new Signature Series(tm) online classes. Maybe the best part: DMACC offers this outstanding education for thousands of dollars less than you will find anywhere else. It's good to know that a higher education is still affordable.

Please visit one of our campuses or learning centers. Again, thank you for considering DMACC. We want you to enjoy your experience here and be prepared for the opportunities that await you. If you see me around, be sure to stop and say hello.


Robert J. Denson
Des Moines Area Community College

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