President's Message


President Michael J. Bouwhuis

Welcome to Davis Applied Technology College, one of the finest technical colleges in America. We look forward to serving and preparing you for a career in the 21st century workforce. In our 32-year history, our College has helped thousands of students obtain employment, upgrade technical skills, find a career path, or further their education.

DATC is regionally and nationally recognized for various programs, developed with national partners, who designate us as a western United States training site. These partnerships include:

  • Volvo/Mack Truck Division
  • Polaris Corporation
  • Okuma/Hartwig Corporation
  • Lincoln Electric Corporation
  • Iasis Corporation/Davis Hospital & Medical Center

Each of these affiliations brings thousands of dollars of equipment to enhance your learning experience and provide you with the latest equipment in the industry. In addition, you will enjoy five lab areas that were remodeled to become state-of-the-art facilities to further increase your technical education experience.

Finally, you will find faculty, staff, and administrators who are among the finest in the technical education community and are dedicated, passionate, and caring individuals. We invite everyone from all walks of life to tour our facility and experience the success and confidence that comes from technical skills mastery. Let us assist you in finding your dream job.

The core of DATC's mission is the phrase, "We Change Lives." Please join the DATC family and become a member of our growing student body and change your life as a technically skilled 21st century employee.

Michael J. Bouwhuis
Campus President