Mission

The Business and Public Services Division of DACC serves a diverse community of learners by preparing students who choose a business or public service course of study with the knowledge and skills to successfully become professionals in a career technical field; or by preparing them to succeed in a transfer degree program that leads to a bachelor’s degree.

Vision

  • To provide quality instruction by placing emphasis on the teaching/learning process, professional faculty development, and selection/retention of qualified faculty;
  • To provide quality credit courses, certificates, and degrees to meet student interests and to prepare them to meet the employment needs of the community;
  • To provide quality instruction which will successfully prepare those students who are planning to continue their education at a four-year institution.

Accreditations

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP accredits the following Business and Public Services Division programs:

  • Business Management
  • Business Office Technology
  • Health Information Technology
  • Pre-Business
 


The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
. The Doña Ana Community College Emergency Medical Services program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org
 

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Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Profession (CoAEMSP)
8301 Lakeview Parkway Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8445
FAX 214-703-8992
www.coaemsp.org

Contact Information

Name Position Telephone E-mail
Lydia Bagwell Division Dean (575) 527-7766 bagwell@dacc.nmsu.edu
Argie Hernandez Division Academic Advisor (575) 528-7403 ahernandez@dacc.nmsu.edu
Joyce Bradley Emergency Medical Services Program Director (575) 527-7645 jbradley@dacc.nmsu.edu
Dr. Henry DiMatteo Interim Program Director (Criminal Justice/Law
Enforcement, Fire Science, Paralegal Studies)
(575) 528-7320 hdimatteo@dacc.nmsu.edu
Alfred Lujan Fire Science Instructor (575) 528-7321 allujan@dacc.nmsu.edu
Diane Prince Administrative Technologies Department Chair (575) 527-7577 dprince@dacc.nmsu.edu
Dr. Kim Seifert Business and Hospitality Services Department Chair (575) 527-7518 kseifert@dacc.nmsu.edu