Consider Mercy College of Health Sciences

Mercy College of Health Sciences prepares students to enter the fast-paced healthcare environment with a firm grasp on the importance of an understanding of how to help others. The College provides the education, skills and resources necessary to successfully complete your chosen health science program.

Students experience direct patient contact throughout their education by way of clinical rotations and practicum’s at Mercy Medical Center, its affiliates and a variety of other leading healthcare providers in central Iowa.

Schedule a Visit

We invite you to visit our campus. Come to Mercy Mondays or a Program Information Session to tour our state-of-the-art facilities and meet with Admissions staff to learn more about our academic programs that lead to high-demand careers as well as meet some of our experienced faculty and staff. Visit with financial aid professionals who can help you find the necessary funds to support your education. View our campus map before you head downtown. 

Plan to Apply

Deciding where to apply can be a tough decision. We make the admission process for a health science education as easy and as smooth as possible. Click here to see how you can get started.

Learn more about Mercy College

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Mercy College of Health Sciences also processes applications through NursingCAS, the centralized application service for nursing. If you would like to apply via NursingCAS, visit to start an application or log into your existing account. On the Add Program page, select Mercy College's nursing program and complete the steps to fill out and submit your application. Many resources are available to help you complete your application, including the applicant help center. You can also contact NursingCAS support with questions.