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Certificate Programs

Practical Nursing (LPN)

Certificate Program

The Practical Nursing program is designed to develop attitudes, skills and theoretical basis for competent entry-level practice as a Practical Nurse. Graduates are eligible to apply to take the NCLEX-PN licensure examination, and upon successful completion of the NCLEX-PN and with approval from the Missouri State Board of Nursing, become a Licensed Practical Nurse. Successful completion of the Practical Nursing program does not guarantee licensure (see section 335.066 RSMO).

Program Length: 3 Semesters / 48 weeks
Program start date: We take new students for this program every spring semester. We begin accepting applications for this program one year in advance.
Download or view handbook: Practical Nursing Handbook
Download or view: Gainful Employment
Prerequisites: None

 

Medical Assistant

Certificate Program

The Medical Assistant program is designed to provide the student with fundamental skills that will enable them to function at entry level as a Medical Assistant in the health care setting.  The student will possess a broad range of administrative skills to educate patients and support business aspects of the medical organization.  The classes listed below are not necessarily taught in the sequence shown.  The Medical Assistant student will possess the requisite skills and knowledge to obtain a national Medical Assistant certification at the end of course study.

Program Length: 2 Semesters / 32 weeks
Program start date: We take new students for this program every semester.
Download or view: Gainful Employment
Prerequisites: None

 


If you’re unsure which path is right for you, take a look at our Which Program is Right For Me? page and call (417) 777-5062 to schedule a meeting with our admissions staff to answer questions.