Healthcare Professional to RN Completion

Associate in Applied Science

The Healthcare Professional to RN program is specially designed for Licensed Practical Nurses and Paramedics who want to advance their career and take more responsibility for patient care as a Registered Nurse.

options to become a Registered Nurse through ICC programs

This program provides theory, laboratory, and clinical learning opportunities to develop the student’s knowledge, skills, and attitudes to transition into the professional registered nurse role. Graduates are eligible to apply to take the NCLEX-RN exam for licensure as a registered nurse (RN). After obtaining licensure, students will be prepared to join the workforce.

A Quality Education

The program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).

Get Involved

Get recognized for your accomplishments and network with your peers through the Alpha Delta Nu (IOADN) chapter of the Student Nursing Honor Society.

Career Opportunities

Registered Nurse in hospitals, ambulatory care clinics, military, extended care facilities, physician offices, home healthcare agencies, private duty care, and schools


24 Months

if Full Time

6 Semesters
61 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2022-23

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


15 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Meet Our Students and Alumni

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Sara Owens

Nursing is an intellectually challenging profession that requires a commitment to life-long learning to remain aware of ever-changing technological trends.

Mischelle Monagle, Associate Dean – Nursing
Let’s Get Started ▸

How Do I Get Into the Healthcare Professional to RN Completion Program?

You want to take your experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse or a Paramedic and take steps to become a Registered Nurse. Connect with an Admissions representative to learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy.
  2. Submit supplemental application.
  3. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  4. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 600 scholarships.
  5. Applicants must have graduated from a state-approved Practical Nursing Program or Paramedic Program.
  6. Applicants must have an active Illinois license as Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Paramedic.

What Can I Expect As a Healthcare Professional to RN Completion Program Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?


  • Mon-Fri: 8 am – 4:30 pm

    Virtual Stretch Hours
    Mon-Tue: 4:30 pm – 6pm