• Homepage
  • Directory
  • Social Work Faculty
  • Berte-Hickey, Melanie

Melanie Berte-Hickey

Melanie Berte-Hickey

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Department: Department of Social Work
Phone: 712-279-5541
Email: melanie.berte-hickey@briarcliff.edu
Office Location: Heelan Hall 323


  • M.S.W., University of Iowa, 2011.
  • M.A., Pastoral Ministries, 1999.
  • B.S.W., University of Northern Iowa, 1994.
  • Bioethics Certification, National Catholic Bioethics Center (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Melanie Berte-Hickey


At Briar Cliff, Melanie works with students in both the online and face-to-face Bachelor's of Social Work programs. She holds social work licensures in Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Prior to Briar Cliff, she worked at St. Jude Hospice; where she was Vice President of Mission, Ethics and Benefits.