Academic Programs / Part-Time Nursing Program
Are you a health care professional interested in completing
your associate degree in nursing?
Highland Community College has the program for you.
Upon completion of the prerequisite and support classes,
you can take one to two courses per semester and complete
the degree in seven semesters.
Associate Degree in Nursing
This (ADN) degree prepares students to take the the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Upon successful completion of the exam, the student is eligible to become licensed as a registered nurse (RN).
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Nursing (ADN) - ADN
General Admissions Information
Applicants are required to attend an information session in order to receive an
application to apply.
Students must call the nursing and allied health coordinator at 815-599-3679 to register for an information session.
All sessions are held in the HCC Natural Science and Math Center, Room N-166.
The application deadline for Spring 2018 is October 1, 2017.
PREREQUISITES AND SUPPORT COURSES
(Priority admission will be granted to students with all support courses completed prior to admission)
|Spring 2017||Fundamentals (NURS 191)||
|Summer 2017||Pharmacology (NURS 103)
|Fall 2017||Health & Illness I (NURS 192)||
|Spring 2018||Family Nursing (NURS 291)
|Summer 2018||Psychiatric Nursing (NURS 293)||
|Fall 2018||Health & Illness II (NURS 292)||
|Spring 2019||Health & Illness III (NURS 294) Leadership (NURS 298)||
*NURS Elective course can be taken any semester prior to graduation.
BSN options are available through our partner schools. Students interested in completing a BSN should contact Heather Moore at 815.599.3483.
Nursing Administration and Advisor
Jennifer Grobe, PhD(c), MSN, RN, CCM, CNE, Interim Associate Dean of Nursing and Allied Health , 815.599.3688
Alicia Kepner CMA, AAMA Coordinator, Nursing Program and Lab, 815.599.3679
Heather Moore, Nursing Program Student Advisor, 815.599.3483
Our Nursing Faculty:
Jessica Larson, MSN, RN, 815.599.3467
Christine Sanders, MSN,RN., 815.599.3439
Shelly Morgan MSN, RN 815.599.3727
Nursing Scholarship Opportunities:
Carl D. Loescher Memorial Scholarship
Emmert and Florence Klaas Scholarship
Dr. and Mrs. Ozro Hill Scholarship
Dr. N.C. Phillips Scholarship
Louise A. Neyhart ADN Scholarship
Marion Byram Scholarship
Eduard Buss Natural Science and Health Scholarship