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Information Technology at Des Moines Area Community College

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Information Technology at Des Moines Area Community College

What traits are you looking for in a IT school? To help you decide if Des Moines Area Community College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's IT program.

DMACC is located in Ankeny, Iowa and has a total student population of 23,258.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Information Technology section at the bottom of this page.

DMACC Information Technology Degrees Available

  • Undergrad Certificate in IT (1 - 4 Years)
  • Associate’s Degree in IT

DMACC Information Technology Rankings

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IT Student Demographics at DMACC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the IT majors at Des Moines Area Community College.

DMACC Information Technology Associate’s Program

3% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 97% of IT associate's degrees went to men and 3% went to women.

DMACC Gender Breakdown of Information Technology Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in IT at DMACC are white. Around 86% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Des Moines Area Community College with a associate's in IT.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Information Technology Majors at Des Moines Area Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 31
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Careers That IT Grads May Go Into

A degree in IT can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for IA, the home state for Des Moines Area Community College.

Occupation Jobs in IA Average Salary in IA
Computer User Support Specialists 4,460 $49,100
Computer and Information Systems Managers 3,920 $126,560
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 3,480 $74,940
Managers 2,880 $101,360
Computer Network Support Specialists 2,420 $55,690

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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