Practical Nursing Certificate | Southwestern Illinois College

Course Sequence

Practical Nursing Certificate (025C)*

This is a 37-credit-hour, accredited certificate program that can be completed in one year.

The curriculum includes practical nursing courses and assigned clinical experiences.

Course Information

Clinical Education Experiences

Clinical experiences may be scheduled during the day, evening and/or weekends at hospitals/clinics located throughout Southern Illinois and in the St. Louis region. Students may be required to travel outside the college district for clinical experience courses. Specific clinical placement cannot be guaranteed, and specific clinical schedules may be changed during courses.

Students should check location and schedule of classes to ensure availability and access. Students are responsible for their own transportation and attendance at any of the classes and clinicals assigned by the program.