Department of Nursing

Due to the testing schedule for the Illinois CNA competency exam, the ADN application deadline has been extended. All required documents for FALL 2017 admission must be submitted by Friday, March 10, 2017. This applies only to the applicants who are scheduled to take the Illinois CNA competency exam and have completed the prerequisite courses prior to or during the FALL 2016 semester.

Two (2) additional preadmission testing dates have been added: Wednesday, March 29 and Thursday, March 30, 2017. Applicants who have paid for the HESI A2 exam may change their test date by notifying the Nursing Department in writing.

All applicants will be notified in writing of their admission status by Friday, April 21, 2017.

If there are any questions, you may contact the Nursing Department at (708) 596-2000 ext. 2260.

Nursing students
This is a full time program. The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program provides students with specialized training to acquire a basic knowledge of nursing theory and practice. Registered Nurses provide services to the community in a variety of capacities to deliver health care. Upon completion of the program, students are prepared to take the National Council of Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).

Program Approval

The ADN program at South Suburban College is approved by the:

State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)
320 W. Washington
Springfield, IL 62786


For more information concerning application acceptance into the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program at SSC.