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Mercy College of Health Sciences

Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 Sixth Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309-1239

Official telephone: (515) 643-3180
Fax number: (515) 643-6698
Screen last updated on: February 2024
Calendar system: semester system (two terms comprise academic year)
Month(s) in which new student orientation is held: Orientation for new students is held prior to start of fall term.
Number and length of summer sessions: A summer session is offered for credit.

Percent of full-time freshman students who returned for sophomore year: 100%

General education/core curriculum is required: yes

Special programs offered:
independent study, accelerated program, distance learning, external degree program, online courses
Cooperative programs are offered: no
Study abroad opportunities:
Study-abroad program offered.

Associate's Degrees

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist
Bachelor's Degrees

  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Medical Informatics
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Public Health, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist

Credit placement options:
  • credit for CEEB Advanced Placement (scores of 2 or higher)
  • credit for CLEP subject

  • False
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