Applications for KCC’s Advanced Placement Part-Time Nursing Program are due March 1; KCC offers the only local Part-Time Nursing Program

A KCC Nursing student works on another student during class

Kellogg Community College is accepting applications for the next cohort of students for its Advanced Placement Part-Time Nursing Program. Applications are due on Wednesday, March 1.

KCC’s Advanced Placement Part-Time Nursing Program is designed for students who have a current Michigan LPN and who are seeking to complete Level II coursework to earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing. Graduates of the program will be eligible for the NR-NCLEX.

The Advanced Placement Part-Time Nursing Program at KCC designed for students with busy personal or professional schedules. KCC’s Nursing Program is the only local associate degree Nursing Program to offer a part-time program option in addition to the traditional full-time program.

Students in the program will begin classes in August 2023 and continue for five semesters (two fall and spring semesters and one summer semester). Application materials and detailed information about applying to the Advanced Placement Part-Time Nursing Program are available on the KCC website at

The Nursing Program and Profession

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, registered nurses in the U.S. earned an average of $77,600 per year in 2021, the latest year statistics are available.

KCC Nursing graduates themselves consistently report an excellent job placement rate; program graduates responding to the College’s latest graduate survey reported a 100% job placement within six to nine months after graduation.

The KCC program prepares students for careers in the nursing field using state-of-the art, high-fidelity patient simulators in every Nursing course, along with comprehensive clinical experiences at health care facilities across Southwest Michigan.

Accreditation and Admissions

The KCC Nursing Program is approved and authorized by the Michigan Board of Nursing, and the College’s Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Program is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. (For more information about the ACEN, contact the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing at 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, or at 404-975-5000 or visit

These accreditations let students and future employers know that KCC’s program meets the most rigorous and highest national standards of nursing education, and provide graduates with further employment, educational and scholarship opportunities only available to students from nationally accredited nursing programs.

Admission to KCC’s Nursing programs is selective due to space limitations, enrollment limitations imposed by regulatory bodies and program admission requirements, and a limited number of applicants are accepted to the programs each year. Applicants seeking admission into KCC’s health programs must first fill out a general KCC application and complete the required courses for each program before submitting a program-specific application.

For general information about KCC’s Nursing Program, visit For more information about admission to KCC’s Nursing Program, including links to applications and other important admissions materials, visit

Additional information is also available by contacting KCC’s Selective Admissions office at or 269-565-2625.

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