Prospective students are strongly encouraged to set an appointment with an academic advisor before starting any prerequisite testing and coursework. Contact the OneStop to make an appointment with an academic advisor by calling Student Services at (269) 927-8128.
Contact the Health Sciences Office for more information about the Nursing Program using the button above or find them at:
Health Sciences Office
2755 E. Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022
Why Study Nursing at LMC?
Registered Nurse Career Opportunities
As a Registered Nurse (RN), you will provide primary care to clients of all ages in a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, clinics, offices, nursing homes, home healthcare settings, schools, research facilities, or community agencies.
You will be responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating a plan of care for clients and assisting them in achieving their health goals through effective communication, decision-making, problem-solving, management, and technical skills. When providing direct patient care, you will observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress; assist physicians during treatments and examinations; administer medications; and assist in health promotion, convalescence, and rehabilitation.
The Associate in Applied Science Nursing Program is approved by the Michigan Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326. The ACEN phone number is 404-975-5000. The web site is www.acenursing.org. This agency is a resource for information about length of programs and required tuition and fees. The Nursing Program at Lake Michigan College has been accredited since 1981.
The Lake Michigan College Nursing program has partnerships with several four-year institutions that will allow graduates to complete the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree in two years or less following graduation from LMC. Lake Michigan College has agreements with Bethel College, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Indiana-Wesleyan University, Siena Heights University, University of Michigan – Flint, University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, and Western Michigan University.