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Practical Nurse

CCCTC Practical Nurse Graduation slated for 9/2022
CCCTC Medical Assistant, Graduate 2015
Jessica attended CCCTC in 2015 for Medical Assistant. She was quickly hired and worked as a Phlebotomist locally at SRMC and also then at Mercy Healthcare. According to Jessica, medical assistant was just supposed to be a stepping stone. Although it took her seven years to return to school, she is now over half way through the Practical Nurse Program and doing extremely well.   Jessica said she chose to return to CCCTC for her nursing program, for several reasons; it was close to her home, CCCTC had the lowest tuition, and she found the staff and faculty to be friendly and helpful.  It just seemed like the right choice.

 Practical Nurses provide to individuals and groups the nursing care requiring the application of basic knowledge of the biological, physical, behavioral, social, and nursing sciences at the direction of a licensed physician, dentist, podiatrist, optometrist, or registered nurse.

Practical Nursing emphasizes general nursing skills including medication administration and IV Therapy. This program prepares students to take the state licensing examination. Employment opportunities in practical nursing continue to be abundant.

We admit students on a rolling basis. Scoring in a successful range on the WorkKeys test will qualify you for the next round of screening. Schedule to take the admission test now!

Once test is completed you will meet with financial aid to review your options.  Once this is completed you will be scheduled for an Information Session where the program and policies will be reviewed.  Once the Information Session is complete you can pay your $100.00 non-refundable seat fee to reserve your seat in the program.   

 The final selection of candidates for admission is based on meeting criteria and availability of seats at time admission documents are received.  Enrollment is limited. 


Curriculum will include:

 Quarter 1Quarter 2
- Nursing 101- Nursing 102
- Anatomy & Physiology
- IV Therapy
- Pharmacology I- Pharmacology II
Quarter 3   Quarter 4 
- Nursing 103- Nursing 104  
- Maternal Child Nursing 
- Professional Development

Scholarship Opportunity:

If you are a graduate of the CCCTC High School Health Academy or other High School program in the last four years, you are eligible for a $4000 scholarship in the Practical Nurse program at CCCTC Adult Education. The classes run for twelve months and are held from 9 am to 3:30 pm. You would receive $1000 off your tuition each quarter! This scholarship would make your total program cost UNDER $10,000!! Compare that to other area colleges and universities and you will see what a great opportunity it is for you.

 Length of Program:
12 Month program / 1,200 Hours (Next start September 2024)
18 Month Part-time program / 1,200 Hours (Next start March 2025)

 Dates & Times of Class:
Fall 2024
Mandatory Orientation:                  TBA
First Day of Classes:                       TBA
Daytime program.
Class times 9 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Classes will be five days a week.

Evening Part-Time program: Next start date March 2025
Class times 3pm-9:30pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

Financial aid is available to those who qualify.
ALL lab fees MUST be paid in full prior to the semester starting.

 Pre-requisites: Work Keys Entrance Exam and all students enrolling will be required to have the COVID vaccine.

Entrance testing for the 2024-2025 cohort is listed below.  The cost of the entrance exam is $100 
Testing fee is waived for the month of April 
Friday, April 12, 2024  9am-12pm
Wednesday, April 24, 2024   1-4pm
Tuesday, May 7, 2024  4-7pm
Friday, May 17, 2024  9am-12pm
Wednesday, June 5, 2024  1-4pm
Thursday, June 13, 2024  4-7pm
The test administered is the Work Keys test. The three areas tested are Workplace Documentation (Level 5 required), Graphic Literacy (Level 4 required) and Applied Mathematics (Level 5 required).  

There is a One-time opportunity to re-test if any of the sections are not passed.  The cost is $33.00 per section for the re-take.

Call 330-424-3520 with questions and to register for the entrance exam

As a minimum requirement all CCCTC Adult Education programs require students to hold a High School Diploma or GED. See Handbook (under helpful links & forms) for specific admission requirements.


Students are offered instruction on using specific computer applications needed for all programs.  However, it is helpful for students to be familiar with use of a personal computer to navigate computer applications used in all CCCTC Adult Education programs.


The  CCCTC Student Consumer Handbook has all of the specific information regarding programs at CCCTC. This handbook answers many questions not found elsewhere and is used to guide our policies and procedures for CCCTC Adult Education Programs. The Handbook may be found by clicking the Helpful Links and Forms tab. 

 October 2021- September 2022
 CCCTC has the following
 Completer Rate 89%
 Placement Rate 100%
 Licensure Rate 92%

For Potential Students

Emily Deack, MSN, RN
Program Administrator 
Practical Nurse Program

Office Phone:
 (330) 424-9562 x 183

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