Note from Provost

​​ Dr. Anthony Paustian, DMACC West ProvostIn 2001, Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) seized an idea: innovation in technology should drive innovation in education and prepare today’s students for jobs in tomorrow’s economy. So, DMACC West Campus came into being – a campus focused on Information Technology (IT) and bringing people together in an environment of creativity and fresh thinking.

Today DMACC West remains committed to this ideal. Everything about the campus centers on the notion of innovation and partnership – from the classes to the space to the players involved. In addition to our Liberal Arts transfer degree, we offer over 30 degree, diploma, and certificate programs​. More are in the works.

We aspire to be that place where all people – whether new to the field or seasoned professions – can go to acquire skills for future-forward jobs – and where businesses can turn to find the job-ready employees they need.

Welcome to West Campus, where innovation drives your future!

Dr. Anthony Paustian
DMACC West Des Moines Campus



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