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Nursing

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Registered Nurse (Stackable)

Certified
Nursing
Assistant
Certificate*

6
Credit Hours

52
Additional Hours

Associate in Applied Science Degree
(72 credit-hour program)

Practical Nursing (Stackable)
 

3
Credit Hours

Prerequisite Courses

34
Additional Hours

Practical Nursing**
Certificate

29
Additional Hours

Associate in Applied Science Degree***
(72 credit-hour program)

Limited enrollment program

*Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate – successful completion qualifies students to sit for the Nurse Aide Competency Exam.
http://www.idph.state.il.us/nar/cnafacts.htm

**Practical Nursing – qualifies the graduate to sit for the NCLEX-PN exam
https://www.ncsbn.org/testplans.htm

***AAS in Nursing - qualifies the graduate to sit for the NCLEX-RN exam
https://www.ncsbn.org/2013_NCLEX_RN_Test_Plan.pdf

Additional Resources

For more information about this career program contact, Health Careers Division, 847-925-6533.
For a Personalized Degree/Certificate Progress Report visit the MyHarper Student Portal.
View more information about Early College Credit Opportunities.
For counseling about which path is right for you:
New students, contact the Center for New Students at 847.925.6208
Current students, contact Academic Advising at 847.925.6393