Academics

Medical Corpsman to Practical Nurse

This is an intense eight week program designed through a cooperative effort by Illinois Central College, College of DuPage, and Joliet Junior College in collaboration with the Illinois Department of Veteran’s Affairs and the National Governors Association for Veterans who have completed the Medical Education and Training Campus (METC) Basic Medical Technician Corpsman Program* and seek to earn a practical nurse certificate. The program addresses differences in competencies between the rigorous METC Basic Medical Technician Corpsman Program components including didactic, clinical, and skills validation learning experiences. Upon successful program completion, students will be awarded a practical nurse certificate and may apply for licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse by successful completion of the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN)

Admissions to the Program

  • Successful completion of the Medical Education and Training Campus (METC) Basic Medical Technician Corpsman Program* and seek to earn a practical nurse certificate.

* Navy B-300-0010 Hospital Corpsman (HM-0000), Air Force Phase 1 L8AQJ4N031 01AA, Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice Course (4N031)