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.

For more information:

PDFDownload the Career Advantage Brochure

Check out the three ways high school students can start earning DMACC credits while in high school:

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Classes at DMACC

Learn more about ​DMACC Career Academies

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Classes at Your School

Find your high school and see what classes earn DMACC credits

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Online Classes

Choo​se DMACC credit classes you can take online from anywhere

Learn how DMACC credits will apply toward a degree at a four-year institution. Visit


DMACC Career Advantage in the news:

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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