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Public Service Programs

Public Service Programs

You must contact the Admissions and Records Office to obtain information about general admission to John A Logan College.

Program Guides and Course Descriptions will open as PDFs.

ASL Deaf Studies

The American Sign Language/Deaf Studies program offers American Sign Language courses, courses in Deaf Culture, Classifiers, Fingerspelling and Numbers, and American Sign Language Linguistics. This program is open to anyone wanting to learn the language, and to deaf and hard of hearing people wanting to learn more about their language.

Course Descriptions for American Sign Language

Advisor for ASL Deaf Studies: Valarie Shaw

Cosmetology

The Cosmetology Program is designed to give students thorough training in the arts, skills, and applied sciences that deal with the adornment through care and treatment of the hair, nails, and skin.

Course Descriptions for Cosmetology

Advisor for Cosmetology: Nancy Jo Crowell

Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice Program prepares the student for transfer to many universities in the field of criminal justice or administration of justice, including Southern Illinois University, Southeast Missouri State University, Murray State University and many others. Completion of the program satisfies 60 hours toward the 120 hours required for a bachelor’s degree and by many hiring agencies.

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Criminal Justice book marker/brochure

Course Descriptions for Criminal Justice

Advisor for Criminal Justice: Brennan Stover

Early Childhood Education

Graduates of this two-year Early Childhood Education Program will be trained to provide education and care for children in public child care settings to include the following: maintaining a safe and healthy learning environment; providing experiences to promote physical, intellectual, social/emotional, and language/literacy development; using positive guidance/discipline strategies; establishing positive and productive relationships with families; and operating a well-run program for children that adheres to legal requirements and a professional code of ethics.

Additional Early Childhood Education Information

Early Childhood Education book marker/brochure

Course Descriptions of Early Childhood Education

Advisor for Early Childhood Education: Marilyn Toliver

Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Service (EMS) courses are structured to train students as intermediate and advanced first responders and provide a continuum of training after becoming certified as a basic Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT-B).

Additional Emergency Medical Services Information

Course Descriptions for Emergency Medical Services

Advisor for Emergency Medical Services: Leslie McKenzie

Interpreter Preparation Program (IPP)

The Interpreter Preparation Program prepares graduates to work as ASL/English interpreters in education and other settings.

Additional Interpreter Preparation Program (IPP) Information

IPP Program brochure

Educational Interpreting Program brochure

Program Guide for Interpreter Preparation

Course Descriptions for Interpreter Preparation

Advisor for Interpreter Preparation: Valarie Shaw

Massage Therapy

The Massage Therapy Program trains students in therapeutic massage to reduce stress, assist in injury recovery, and improve overall wellness for clients they serve. The Program offers a certificate of completion after a successful full year of coursework. Courses topics include ethics, human anatomy and physiology, therapeutic communication, Swedish massage, neuromuscular triggerpoint therapy, sports massage, deep tissue massage, and myofascial release.

Massage Therapy is a Restricted-Entry Program. Click here for Restricted Entry Program Information. All new students need to see an Advisor through Services.

Additional Massage Therapy Information

Program Guide for Massage Therapy – Certificate

Course Descriptions for Massage Therapy

Advisor for Massage Therapy: See advisor page