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Because of where you want to go afterward
Your ultimate goal is to become an exceptionally well-prepared health care professional. At DMU, you will learn with faculty and students who all share a common focus on medicine and the health sciences. You will become ready for both autonomous and interprofessional practice in providing the highest quality of care.
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Des Moines University has nine different programs within three health sciences colleges, all widely respected and highly competitive.
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“DMU offers a rigorous academic course of study and that rigor is matched by the dedication of its faculty to the success of each student. It truly feels like a family in that each student, staff and faculty go above and beyond to work together as a community to foster individual mastery and success.”
Faith Vandehaar, D.P.T.'22
Diversity at DMU: Your culture creates ours
Cultural competency is part of the personal and professional development that happens at DMU. Our campus environment is shaped by individuals who bring cultural differences, life experiences and distinct characteristics.
Living in Des Moines: Your new favorite city
Besides being a great place to live and work, Des Moines is a vibrant city with communities from all walks of life. Ethnic food and grocery stores, some of the best restaurants, and plenty of year-round events ensure that there’s always something for everyone.