Accreditation

Mercy College is the only Catholic college in central Iowa and is accredited by:

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA)

30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504
(312) 263-0456
www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org

Statement of Affiliation Status
Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation

Bachelor Programs

The Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) degree program is accredited by:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
1 Dupont Circle, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036-1120
(202) 463-6930
www.aacn.nche.edu

Associate Programs

The Associate of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography degree program is accredited by:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org

The Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) and the Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) degree programs have approval, while the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) has program approval of:

Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON)
400 S.W. 8th Street, Suite B
Des Moines, IA 50309-4685
(515) 281-3255
www.state.ia.us/nursing

The Associate of Science in Nursing degree program is accredited by:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone: (404) 975-5000
www.acenursing.org

The Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant degree program is accredited by:

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA, 22314
(703) 706-3245
Email: accreditation@apta.org
www.capteonline.org

The Associate of Science in Polysomnographic Technology degree is accredited by:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org

The Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology degree program is accredited by:

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL  60606
312-704-5300
FAX: 312-704-5304
mail@jrcert.org
www.jrcert.org

Certificate Programs

The Surgical Technology program is accredited by:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) through Accreditation Review Committee in Surgical Technology (ARC-ST)
7108-C South Alton Way
Centennial, CO 80112-2106
(303) 694-9262
www.caahep.org

The Clinical Laboratory Science certificate program is accredited by:

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 N River Rd
Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018
(773) 714-8880
www.naacls.org

The Medical Assisting certificate program is accredited by:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
(727) 210-2350
www.caahep.org

The Nuclear Medicine Technology program is accredited by:

Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT)
2000 W. Danforth Rd. STE 130, #203
Edmond, OK 73003
(405) 285-0546
www.jrcnmt.org

The Nursing Assistant program has approval of:

Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals
Health Facilities Division
Iowa Nurse Aide Registry
Lucas State Office Building
312 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0083
(515) 281-4963
dia.iowa.gov

The Paramedic certificate program is accredited by:

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 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
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org