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Bachelor's Degrees

Plunge into healthcare with any of our fully accredited bachelor's degrees at Mercy College of Health Sciences. Each major is designed with year-round coursework so you can enter the workforce faster and more fully developed alongside our healthcare partners.

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Healthcare Administration

Become a leader in healthcare with our 100% online degree designed to prepare you for many diverse healthcare settings. 

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Health Science (Pre-Health Professions)

Prepare for medical, dental, physician's assistant, podiatric, and veterinary school, as well as further studies in medical laboratory sciences, physical therapy, optometry, and more!

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Accelerated BSN

Be prepared to sit for the NCLEX-RN® examination after just 12 months of intensive study through our affordable, accredited, and accelerated program. 

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Nursing: BSN

With start dates year-round and clinician rotations embedded in semester one coursework, you'll be prepared to enter the workforce as a successful RN in no time!

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Nursing: RN to BSN

Our 100% online BSN completion track prepares you for advanced leadership roles.

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Public Health

Our 100% online degree prepares you to address issues that impact the health of our community.

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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 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.