Green Jobs

​​​​​​​​​​Nurture a Growing Career in an Eco-friendly Field!

Many jobs that impact our future – with opportunities for advancement and financial gain – require education beyond high school, but not a four-year degree.  These include careers in:​​​​​​​


Learn plant production, landscape design, soil science, plant identification, horticulture business, turf care, food crops, sustainable practices, and landscape construction.

Water Environmental Technology

Gain skills to operate, manage, and oversee facilities and processes to keep water clean and safely handle wastewater.



Renewable Engergy

Skill up to work with solar power. Learn about the production, storage, and distribution of electrical energy from a variety of energy sources.​


DMACC grads are in-demand​. Employers are hiring!

  • 98% of DMACC grads are employed or continuing their education.

  • 95% of DMACC grads are employed in Iowa.

  • Clean energy jobs make up almost 2 % of all jobs in Iowa, and they’re growing faster than the national average.

  • Wind turbine techs rank 2nd in Iowa as the most needed skilled employee according to Iowa Work Force Development.

Look what you get from DMACC!

  • Job-ready programs for a quick-start to your career!

  • Financial aid and scholarships to help cover costs. This includes the Last-Dollar Scholarship​ which covers tuition gaps left by other federal and state aid for Iowans enrolled in targeted, high-demand career and technical programs.

  • Support securing a job in your chosen field with internships, job fairs, and connections to central Iowa’s top employers.

  • Great education at a great price. Lowest tuition and fees in Iowa!

Apply for Fall 2022​ today and advance your future.

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Want to learn about other pathways? Try:
Agriculture & Natural Resources Science and Math