Mercy College prepares its students for a career in the healthcare industry by providing a unique education experience - unlike anything found at larger, more traditional four-year institutions - using smaller class sizes, industry-experienced faculty, flexible scheduling, the latest techniques and technologies, and affiliations with hospitals and clinics.


U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) visited Mercy College of Health Sciences to meet with students and administrators on Thursday. During her visit, the senator discussed the future of Mercy College and the crucial need to educate healthcare professionals at the state and national levels.

“We’re grateful that Senator Ernst understands the critical need for healthcare professionals in Iowa and across the country. We are determined to...

Mercy College of Health Sciences has been awarded the fifth largest gift in the institution’s history, establishing the Mains Endowed Scholarship Fund. The $240,500 estate gift was given by the late Suzanne Mains, a graduate and eventual director of Mercy School of Nursing, which later became part of Mercy College of Health Sciences. Suzanne spent the majority of her career at MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, serving there for...


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