Education

SIU School of Medicine – Founded in 1970, SIU School of Medicine has 288 medical students in training with 216 based in Springfield and is a national leader in training primary care physicians.

Lincoln Land Community College Capital City Training CenterThe Capital City Training Center (CCTC) is a partnership among Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC) and Central Management Services (CMS).  The Capital City Training Center’s professional staff develops customized courses, workshops and seminars; coordinates individual or group training; assists with conferences; and provides hand-on learning using state-of-the art equipment.

St. John’s School of NursingSt. John's College in is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and offers a upper division baccalaureate nursing degree program for students who have completed the prerequisite liberal arts and science courses at any accredited college or university. It also offers continuing education programs to serve nurses and allied health professionals in Central and Southern Illinois. 

UIS School of Nursing – The UIS School of Nursing is part of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing (UIC CON) and its newest campus.  The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing is consistently ranked in the top 10 for nursing schools nationally and was recently awarded a #2 ranking in research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The UIC College of Nursing is accredited through the commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CNNE).  The UIC CON has partnered with the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) and Memorial Health Systems and by fall 2016 will start offering students an opportunity to earn a UIC Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree on the Springfield campus.

Memorial Center for Learning & Innovation - The Memorial Center for Learning (MCLI) and Innovation was designed specifically to foster communication, education, collaboration and innovation among the healthcare workforce.  The MCLI has state of the art Workforce Development Simulation Center where students and healthcare professionals can learn in simulated patient care environments capable of mimicking real world scenarios.