The Associate in Applied Science degree program is designed for persons who wish to become registered nurses (R.N.s). The program combines classroom experience on the Joliet Junior College campus with clinical experience in community health care facilities. A student who completes the program is awarded an Associate in Applied Science degree and is eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (N.C.L.E.X.) for registration as an R.N. in Illinois.
This program is fully accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).
The nursing program is full-time and very rigorous. Classroom and clinical time is approximately 18 hours per week with an additional 20 hours or more for preparation and studying!
How to Apply
JJC's Nursing Program has a specialized intake process. See the LPN-Transition Admissions Page for information on the application process and admission criteria.