As long as there continue to be people, there will be a need for nurses! Nurses make a difference in the lives of multitudes of people by promoting health, preventing disease and saving lives. Nurses are the backbone of our healthcare system.

Nurses are caregivers, teachers, researchers, critical thinkers, informants, policy makers, advocates, counselors, team players, managers, administrators, encouragers, community leaders, organizers, specialists and professionals.

The Nursing Department at Kaskaskia College has prepared over 1800 graduates for a career in nursing. The Associate Degree Nursing program is fully accredited by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation ( and by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (

Kaskaskia College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participating Institution of the Higher Learning Commission

Higher Learning Commission
A Commission of the North Central Association
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411

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