Looking for a career that enables you to fulfill your desire to care for others? Interested in learning about the latest advancements in healthcare and health sciences?
If so, the DMACC Nursing Program has been leading the way in nursing and preparing exceptional clinicians since 1968.
Nursing offers an exciting array of career choices and can be your opportunity to make a difference in the community every day. Get the DMACC Nursing advantage!
Nursing Offered on 5 Campuses!
Nursing is offered on five DMACC campuses:
- Ankeny - ADN
- Boone - ADN and PN
- Carroll - ADN
- Newton - ADN
- Urban - ADN
ADN Nursing Start Dates
Fall semester: Carroll, Newton, and Urban.
Fall and Spring semester: Ankeny and Boone.
Current Programming: Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)
In the Stand Alone Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program, the student will complete an
Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree and will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX) for Registered Nurse Licensure. The Full-time ADN program is five terms and includes a total of 84 credits. A Part-time ADN program (84 credits over eight terms) will be offered at the Urban Campus starting in March 2018.
Future Programming: PN & LPN to RN
Please keep checking back on updates for these two new programs.
A Practical Nursing (PN) program will be offered on the Boone Campus and starts in January 2018. Applications for the PN program are now being accepted.
LPN to RN programming is being developed for those with a current LPN status who want to return to school. The estimated start date for this programming track is August 2018.
The Associate Degree Nursing Program is approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road NE,
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 866-747-9965 or
Iowa Board of Nursing
River Point Business Park
400 S.W. 8th Street, Suite B
Des Moines, IA 50309-4685
PUBLIC NOTICE OF UPCOMING ACCREDITATION REVIEW VISIT BY THE ACCREDITATION COMMISSION for EDUCATION in NURSING (ACEN)
The Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Nursing Education Department wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its Associate Degree nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
You are invited to meet the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled from 3:15-4:15 pm on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 in Building 24, Room 202 at the DMACC Ankeny campus.
Written comments are also welcome and should be submitted directly to: Dr. Marsal Stoll, Chief Executive Officer Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 Atlanta, GA 30326
Or email: email@example.com
All written comments should be received by the ACEN by Monday, October 2, 2017.
A message from the Ankeny Nursing 2017 Graduating Class on what it means to be a nurse