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Career Center of Southern Illinois

Also known as Beck Area Career Center

6137 Beck Rd, Red Bud, IL

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Career Center of Southern Illinois (CCSI) is located in Red Bud, IL. CCIS provides technical training for high school students, adults, and “at risk” students. CCSI believes in providing a quality education in a safe and nurturing environment while maintaining diversity and equity for all.

For adults, CCSI offers a diploma for students entering the LPN nursing program. Classes are taught fulltime M-F averaging around 25+-40 hours per week over a period of eleven months. Along with regular classes, students may have clinical assignments, seminars, and other requirements where attendance is necessary. Estimated tuition and fees for this program for 2013 are $13,750. This does not include room and board, books, or transportation expenses.

The Nursing curriculum includes:

  • Nursing Fundamentals
  • Working Relationships   
  • Medical-Surgical Nursing   
  • Pediatrics   
  • Maternity Nursing   
  • Growth & Development   
  • Anatomy   
  • Microbiology   
  • Pharmacology   
  • Mental Health Nursing   
  • Nutrition   
  • Community Health
CCSI also offers vocational programs for high school students that range from Auto Repair, Childcare, Healthcare, Law Enforcement, and Welding. Financial aid is available but interested students will need to contact the school for more information. The CCSI homepage can be found at http://www.gotoccsi.org/Home

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Career Center of Southern Illinois by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Health and Clinical Professions

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,100. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid76%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships76%$3,145
Receiving Student Loans19%$7,107

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 5%.

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Student Services

To help students and alumni, Career Center of Southern Illinois may offer services to students like:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Assistance to find work

Other Technical Colleges Nearby

The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Career Center of Southern Illinois.