Mercy College of Health Sciences has partnered with Southwestern Community College (SWCC) to offer a paramedic program in Creston, Iowa, starting this fall. Through this partnership, SWCC students can remain in Creston and...
Esmeralda Flores is currently a senior at Mercy College of Health Sciences earning her Bachelor of Science in Health Science. Flores was recently accepted into Drake University’s Doctor of Pharmacy program starting in the fall, and will simultaneously work on...
Mercy College of Health Sciences has operated safely and efficiently off campus since March 16 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A Mercy College Return to Campus Task Force, alongside the College’s leadership team, has been working diligently...
Dr. Mary Schemmel, Mercy College of Health Sciences Associate Dean of Nursing, is set to retire on June 5, 2020, after 45 years of being a part of the Mercy family. Mary (Rasmussen) Schemmel began her nursing career at Mercy Hospital in...
Congratulations to all 239 Mercy College students who earned academic honors for the Spring 2020 semester. To qualify for the President's List, students must attain a grade point average (GPA) of 3.75 or higher, in their most recent semester, for a minimum of six credit hours. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must....
Next step before transforming into a life-saving hero: complete the form below. Our admissions team will get you all the info you need to know.
928 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Admissions: (515) 643-6715
General: (515) 643-3180
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), in addition to numerous programmatic accreditors.
Mercy College is a Catholic, accredited, nonprofit institution of higher learning.