Delivering Excellence in

Healthcare Education

For over 100 years, students have come to Mercy College and been transformed into successful healthcare professionals. With 16 academic pathways offering master’s, bachelor’s, and associate degrees, certificates, online degrees, and continuing education courses, we make sure our students are prepared to enter the workforce quickly with the critical skills necessary to make an immediate impact in their chosen healthcare careers. We take that future seriously, and pride ourselves on our commitment to excellent healthcare education . . . but don’t just take our word for it! Many of our programs and offerings have been recognized by external organizations for our excellence in education and faith-focused mission. Check it out!

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Our Legacy

For over 125 years, Mercy College has transformed students into successful, compassionate healthcare professionals.


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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 master’s degreesbachelor’s degreesassociate degreescertificate 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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