Mercy College of Health Sciences has been transforming students into healthcare professionals since 1899. Located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, we offer bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, certificate programs, and continuing education courses. Mercy College is the only private Catholic college in central Iowa and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).


October is National Physical Therapy Month which gives an opportunity to raise awareness of the benefits of physical therapy. Physical Therapy (PT) is a branch of rehabilitative health that uses specially designed exercises and equipment to help patients regain or improve their physical abilities...

Flu season is here, and that means it’s time to get the flu shot. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against this potentially serious public health threat. The Iowa Department of Public Health recommends...


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