JWCC Seeking Applicants for Nursing Program

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February 4, 2021

Individuals interested in pursuing a nursing career are encouraged to apply to John Wood Community College by February 15th. Classes will begin in Fall 2021.

“Nurses are incredibly in demand, in all health care settings. We have new graduates working in community, ambulatory, acute, and long-term settings, making premium wages while making the human connections that make the role so rewarding,” said Laura Routh DHSc, MSN, RN, administrative chair, health sciences.

JWCC offers a 2-year associate degree in nursing and a practical nurse certificate. Other health-related programs offered include medical assistant, medical office, nursing assistant, surgical technology and office technology with a medical option.

Graduates have found employment locally at Blessing Hospital, Hannibal Regional Hospital, Quincy Medical Group, Sunset Home and Illinois Veterans Home, among others.

For more information on JWCC’s health sciences programs, visit jwcc.edu/programs/courses/health-sciences/. To start the application process, call JWCC Advising at 217.641.4355 or email advising@jwcc.edu.

John Wood Community College is the educational link between business and community. JWCC collaboratively creates innovative and relevant academic and training programs with business leaders to educate young people and the workforce for today's needs and tomorrow's opportunities. JWCC has centers in Quincy, Pittsfield, Baylis and Mt. Sterling, Illinois. Programs include a comprehensive baccalaureate transfer curriculum, customized business training, career/technical degrees, certificates, and personal enrichment courses.