About Prairie State College
Prairie State College was established in 1957 as a comprehensive public community college representing Illinois Community College District 515. The first Associate of Applied Science in Nursing was awarded to students in 1966.
Prairie State College Nursing Program is a rigorous academic and professional training program preparing men and women for careers in nursing. As a graduate of the program, you will function as a practitioner of nursing in a variety of health care settings, providing and managing direct care through well-defined nursing practices. Our graduates have been praised as being caring, competent and dedicated to their profession.