MCC nursing programs are designed to build on each other and may be transferred to bachelor of science and graduate-level programs. Supporting courses can accommodate full or part-time schedules, and we offer classes days, evenings, weekends and online.
Find out how to get started! Attend a nursing information session.
Just starting your education? Complete your Basic Nurse Assistant Training Certificate and you'll be eligible to take the written State Nurse Aide Competency Exam. Pass the Nurse Aide Competency Exam and your name will be added to the Healthcare Worker Registry so you can be employed as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).
Ready to take your nursing career to the next level? Our LPN to RN Bridge course provides an efficient pathway for practicing LPNs to pursue their RN degree at MCC.
After completing the bridge course at MCC, you could earn your AAS within three semesters!
Want to prepare for your career as a Registered Nurse (RN) without incurring unnecessary debt? Graduate from MCC's AAS in Nursing program and take your National Council of State Boards of Nursing Examination (NCLEX-RN®), the final step to licensure as an RN.
Do you already know you plan to pursue a BSN? The RN to BSN Partnership Program provides an efficient pathway for MCC students who have been admitted to MCC’s AAS in Nursing program to pursue direct admission into the Aurora University-Woodstock Center RN to BSN program.
You could earn your BSN within 15 months of graduating from MCC!
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