Mercy College of Health Sciences

928 Sixth Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-1239

Program Details

Mercy College of Health Sciences offers an online Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree completion program that provides the opportunity for students to use prior nursing education and professional experiences to earn a degree and advance their career. Additionally, the curriculum includes a single, community-based preceptorship designed to enhance students' understanding of healthcare delivery in the community by studying Native American healing rituals on the Pine Ridge reservation or discovering indigenous medical treatments of the Mayan and Latino populations of the Yucatan.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Bachelor Completion
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
    • Tuition Basis :
      Per Semester Credit
    • In State Rate:
    • Out of State Rate:
    • Fees Overview :

      Rates are an estimate, total costs may vary.

      • Tuition (per term): $8,800
      • Graduation Fee (one-time): $110
    • International Students Accepted:
    • Accelerated Degree:


    This is a bachelor completion program. A total of 120 credits are required, including transfer and major requirements.

    Program requirements:

    • 68 nursing credits
    • Official transcript from an accredited diploma or associate degree nursing program, and official transcripts from any other college(s)
    • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale
    • Meet Mercy College of Health Sciences admission requirements, or be a graduate of Mercy College of Health Sciences
    • Copy of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse or demonstrate progress toward licensure

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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