Health Sciences

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Improving Lives ... Together!

​​Many jobs within the new economy no longer need a four-year degree, but they do require some education beyond high school. A future-forward education from DMACC positions you for these jobs plus advancement and financial benefit.

Plus some program are eligible for the Last-Dollar Scholarship​ program which covers tuition gaps lef​​​t by other federal and state aid for Iowans!

Consider these careers:

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Certified Nurse Aid (CNA)

CNA’s care for patients and residents in a variety of long-term care facilities.

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Health Information Technology

Trained health information specialists, data managers, and other skilled professionals help to keep private health records and sensitive information accurate and secure.

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Medical Office Specialist

Medical ​Office​ Specialists are prepare​d to perform the administrative duties within medical facilities such as: office specialist, medical coding, medical billing, working with patients, etc.

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Medical Laboratory Technology​

Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLTs) perform tests that help diagnose and treat diseases, detect medical mysteries like HIV/AIDS and recently helped track the trail of the recent Anthrax strain back to its source.

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Nursing​

This program prepares nurses for a variety of duties, including caring for patients, administering exams and medicine, checking vital signs, coordinating care, and more.

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Phlebotomy​

A phlebotomist draws blood from patients for diagnostic medical tests. Most phlebotomists are employed in hospitals.


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Respiratory Therapy​

The Respiratory Care program at DMACC will prepare professional respiratory therapists to care and treat individuals with cardiopulmonary conditions of all ages.

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Surgical Technology​

Surgical techs prepare instruments and supplies needed for surgical procedures and serve as part of the surgical team. Traditional hospital operating rooms need surgical techs. So do many other health care settings… labor & delivery, radiology, cardiac cath labs, dermatology, cosmetic surgeons, even some private practices.


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.


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 more about other programs? Try:
Health Sciences & Wellness
 Social Behavioral Sciences & Human Services