Academic Advising

Are you thinking of changing your program? Need help weighing your career options? Just need someone to talk to as you make important academic and professional decisions?

Visit our Academic Advisors for guidance as you prepare to enter the dynamic field of healthcare.


  • Student academic advising for all Mercy College programs
  • Career exploration
  • Assist with the decision making process
  • Help with transitioning between programs
  • Explanation of college policies and procedures

Appointments are scheduled in 30 minute time slots; contact Sara Hill to schedule a time. Walk-ins are also welcomed.

Get in Touch

Academic Advising
Mercy College of Health Sciences
Josephine Norkaitis Student Success Center
921 6th Ave. Des Moines, IA
(515) 643-6620


Admissions: (515) 635-1133
General: (515) 643-3180

About Us

Mercy College of Health Sciences has been transforming students into healthcare professionals since 1899. Located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, we offer master's degreesbachelor’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.

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Mercy College is a Catholic, accredited, nonprofit institution of higher learning.