Mercy College of Health Sciences has been recognized for its honorable commitment to creating engaging, experiential educational experiences by Colleges of Distinction, a college guidance system celebrating its 20-year anniversary as a one-of-a-kind resource for college-bound students...
A global pandemic. Mass chaos. Tired faces of medical professionals painted on our television screens. You might ask, “Is this the right time to pursue a healthcare career?” As a health sciences college, our response is obviously, “Yes, of course!” But don’t just take...
Week of Welcome (WOW) is Mercy College of Health Sciences’ start of semester tradition that welcomes all new and returning students to campus. The week-long event helps familiarize students with campus tools and resources, as well as many opportunities to...
Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing student, Arianna Embry (’20), landed her nursing dream job. Embry is set to graduate this summer and will start as a Nurse Resident on the Critical Care Track at Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. Very few...
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...
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Des Moines, IA
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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.