Consider MCHS!

Mercy College of Health Sciences prepares students to enter the fast-paced health care environment with a firm grasp on the importance of an understanding of how to help others. The College provides the education, skills and resources necessary to successfully complete 18 health science programs.

Students experience direct patient contact throughout their education by way of clinical rotations and practicum’s at Mercy Medical Center, its affiliates and a variety of other leading health care providers in central Iowa.

Schedule a Visit

We invite you to visit our campus. Come to Mercy Mondays or a Program Information Session to tour our state-of-the-art facilities and meet with Admissions staff to learn more about our academic programs that lead to to high-demand careers as well as meet some of our experienced faculty and staff. Visit with financial aid professionals who can help you find the necessary funds to support your education. 

Plan to Apply

Deciding where to apply can be a tough decision. We make the admission process for a health science education as easy and as smooth as possible. Click here to see how you can get started.

Learn more about MCHS

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Quick Links

Helpful site information:

Office of Admissions

(515) 643-6715
(800) 637-2994, ext. 3-6715
Fax (515) 643-6702

Office Location

Mercy Court Building

Office Hours:  Summer

Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m

And by appointment

Mailing Address

Mercy College of Health Sciences
Office of Admissions
921 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309-1200

Meet Our Staff

  • Melinda Tingle-Williams
    Director of Admissions
  • Mark Haddinger
    Admissions Counselor
  • Molly Miller
    Admissions Counselor
  • Maggie Moore
    Admissions Counselor 
  • Dominque Trumbo
    Admissions Counselor