DMACC Career Advantage Program

​Thousands of high school students take advantage of DMACC's Career Advantage offerings each year giving them a jump start on their academic and career goals, while saving money on college courses. Check out how to get started as a New Career Advantage Student.

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Sixty-One High School Students Earn Their DMACC Associates Degree Before Their High School Diploma

Career Advantage Students

DMACC’s Career Advantage Program serves over 17,000 High School Students Annually

  • Serena Iske (above, left) of Des Moines, Jocelyn Bice (above, middle) of Norwalk and Myah Shipley (above, right)​ of Pleasant Hill are three of the High School Students to Earn a DMACC Degree While Still in High School

  • “DMACC has made a Concerted Effort to Work with Schools to Communicate the Advantages of Earning an Associates Degree” said Michael Lentsch

  • High School Students have the Option of Taking Classes in their Home High School, Online or May Attend One of DMACC’s Seven Career Academies

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