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Beacon Health System School of Nursing


Learn to care for patients and qualify to work in hospitals, home health, and more

Work toward an LPN or ASN

Partnerships with four-year universities and colleges if you want to transfer to pursue your BSN or MSN

Free long-term certificate through Next Level Jobs if you qualify



  • Students in the nursing program at Ivy Tech gain valuable skills and experiences by caring for real patients in a variety of clinical settings including lab simulations. The growing use of simulations in nursing schools allows students to assume roles that are typically unavailable in a clinical setting, allowing students to make critical choices and see the results of those decisions.

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  • The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is an integral part of the health care team. The Technical Certificate in Practical Nursing can be earned on the way to acquiring the Associate of Applied Science degree. Many available jobs require this certificate. This program provides education in conceptual and technical skills in preparation for the role of a Licensed Practical Nurse. Curriculum is designed to develop competency in the comprehension of general and technical nursing skills and concepts. The Practical Nursing program leads to a Technical Certificate that can be completed in one year.

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  • The certificate in Pre-Nursing Studies leads to certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Short-term certificates are sequences of technical and professional courses that are industry focused and designed for work- force preparation. They provide access to targeted, short-term training in a discipline, and completers may sit for specific certification exams. Courses in certificate programs also apply toward technical certificates and associate degree programs in Nursing.

    Learn more about the Pre-Nursing Studies program here →

Questions About Our Programs?

Interested in joining a program in the Beacon School of Nursing? Speak with our team to learn more about what an Ivy Tech education can do for your future and how it can fit in your life now.

South Bend Admissions Team
574-289-7001, ext. 6858

South Bend Admissions Office
220 Dean Johnson Blvd.
South Bend, IN 46601

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