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....
The Foundation for Academic Nursing, the new philanthropic arm of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), has announced the first 51 students to receive scholarship support through the COVID-19 Nursing Student Support Fund. The program was created to help nursing students nationwide who are...
Mercy College of Health Sciences’ Student Emergency Needs Fund helps support students who are facing unprecedented financial hardships. Due to COVID-19 causing unparalleled job losses around the country, the use of the Student Emergency Needs Fund has increased immensely as...
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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.