Ready to change lives? Mercy College of Health Sciences is committed to delivering innovative, hands-on experiences that will define your future as a healthcare professional. Many academic programs consist of a two-step process. Visit your academic program page to review the individual program admissions requirements. Ready to get started? Apply Now!
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At Mercy College, our goal is to make the application process as personalized and convenient as possible. Our admissions team is here to help you every step of the way. The first step to advancing your healthcare education is being admitted to Mercy College. Learn more about which College admissions requirements apply to your unique situation.
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Once you are admitted to Mercy College, some programs require additional consideration for admission to a professional program. Additional program standards and deadlines can be found on the academic program website.
Professional program admission is often limited and competitive. Selection for admission is based on the most qualified applicants. You may find it helpful to complete liberal arts and science courses at Mercy College prior to program admission.
EMT and CCP Applicants: Please use the EMT and CCP course application.
If you are transferring to Mercy College, take a look at our transfer page to review admissions standards.
We offer a number of career paths tailored to meet your unique situation.
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To be considered for admission to Mercy College of Health Sciences, you must first complete the FREE online Mercy College application. An application is not considered complete until all required documentation has been submitted. Required items may include:
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
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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.