Des Moines Area Community College

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Ankeny, Iowa
Distance Learning/Continuing Education

Des Moines Area Community College was founded in 1966. It is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It first offered distance learning courses in 1970. In fall 2005, there were 2,500 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.
Services Distance learners have accessibility to academic advising, bookstore, career placement assistance, e-mail services, library services, tutoring.
Contact Pat Thieben, Director of Distance Learning, Des Moines Area Community College, 2006 South Ankeny Boulevard, Ankeny, IA 50023. Telephone: 515-965-7086. Fax: 515-965-6002. E-mail: [email protected]


AAS Business Administration
Certification Management


Undergraduate —accounting and computer science; accounting and related services; American literature (United States and Canadian); anthropology; applied mathematics; behavioral sciences; biblical and other theological languages and literatures; biological and physical sciences; biology; business administration, management and operations; business/commerce; business/corporate communications; business, management, and marketing related; business/managerial economics; business operations support and assistant services; chemistry; communication and media; comparative literature; computer and information sciences; computer and information sciences and support services related; computer programming; computer science; creative writing; criminal justice and corrections; criminology; data entry/microcomputer applications; data processing; developmental and child psychology; ecology, evolution, and population biology; economics; educational psychology; education related; English; English composition; English language and literature related; English literature (British and Commonwealth); entrepreneurial and small business operations; finance and financial management services; fire protection; foods, nutrition, and related services; funeral service and mortuary science; geography and cartography; gerontology; health and medical administrative services; history; hospitality administration; human development, family studies, and related services; human resources management; human services; international business; international/global studies; journalism; library science related; management information systems; management sciences and quantitative methods; marketing; mathematics; mathematics and statistics related; music; natural sciences; nursing; personality psychology; philosophy; philosophy and religious studies related; physical sciences; psychology; psychology related; religious education; religious studies; sales, merchandising, and related marketing operations (specialized); social psychology; social sciences; social sciences related; sociology; statistics; technical and business writing.
Non-credit —computer software and media applications.

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