Jethro Healthcare School and Placement Services

650 West Algonquin Road
2nd Floor
Des Plaines, IL 60016

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Main telephone 847.258.5783
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Contact person name Joviel Christian S.Reyes
Contact person e-mail Email
Contact person phone 847.258.5783
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Public or private Private
Type of school Allied Health, Nursing, Occupational/Physical Therapy, Electronic Health Records
Date founded 2005
Degrees offered Certificate
School accreditation Approved by Illinois Board of Higher Education; Illinois Department of Public Health; National Health Careers Association, BONENT
Specialized accreditation BONENT - Basic and Advanced Dialysis Course; NHA- Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy/EKG Tech, Electronic Health Record Specialist, Patient Care Tech; IDPH- Basic Nursing Assistant
Setting Suburban (within commuting distance of a large city)
Closest major metropolitan area Chicago
Population of city the school is in 500,000
Public transportation to campus Metra
Pace bus
Student parking on campus Yes
Campus size 5 -7 classrooms
County Cook
School visit availability Mon -Fri, 10AM -6PM; Sat /Sun 9AM -3PM
Contact to set up school visit Laurence
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Number of full time, male students 700
Number of full time, female students 980
Total number of full time students 1,680
Total number of male students 700
Total number of female students 980
Total number of students 1,680
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0%
Asian 20%
Black 10%
Hispanic 20%
White 40%
These figures reflect responses of people who chose to indicate their racial-ethnic background. All categories except Hispanic represent non-Hispanic students. International students are not included in these figures so they may not add up to 100 percent.
Percentage of students 25 or older 80%
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Costs (for proprietary schools) Most Programs/Courses include fees, uniform, materials, supplies, books, and exams where applicable

Basic Nursing Assistant Course: $950
Certified Nursing Assistant Program: $1,253
Restorative Nursing Assistant Course: $625
Pharmacy Technician Course: $1,070
Medical Spanish Translation: Part A: $600 ; Part B: $2,553
Phlebotomy & Dialysis Clinical Lab: $1,800
Patient Care Technician Course: $2,500
Physical/Occupational Therapy Aide: $2,163
Phlebotomy/EKG Technician Course: $2,376
Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist Course: $1,525
CPR Course: $40 ; Renewals: $25

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Deferment plan (you can pay part of your tuition at the start of the term and the rest at the end of the term) Yes
Installment plan (you can pay tuition in several payments over the course of the term) Yes
Pre-payment plan (if you pay your entire tuition when you enroll, you don't have to pay higher prices if tuition increases) Yes
Tuition guarantee (you aren't affected by tuition increases; the tuition you pay your first year is the amount you pay all years) Yes
Other tuition payment plan information Monthly payment plan available; credit card payment accepted; weekly installments accepted.
Veterans Yes
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Financial aid contact person Laurence Palacpac/Joviel Reyes
Financial aid contact e-mail Email
Financial aid phone 847.258.5783
Need-based scholarships and grants
Merit-based scholarships and grants
Other merit-based scholarship information Other options include merit-based scholarships - scholarship or Workforce Development Board Program
Veteran's benefits
Veteran's benefits, such as the GI Bill, are honored Yes
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Admissions contact person Joviel Christian S.Reyes
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Admissions phone (local) 847.258.5783
Electronic application website Find more information on this website
For incoming students Minimally difficult (about 95% of applicants accepted)
Entrance difficulty level for these groups Minimally difficult (about 95% of applicants accepted)
High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.
Application deadline One week before start of class
Application fee $150
Submit these items:
Application Required for all students
College transcript Required for all students
High school GPA Required for all students
High school transcript or GED certificate Required for all students
Interview Required for all students
Letters of recommendation Required for some students
Written essay or personal statement Required for some students
Admissions contact person #2 Laurence Palacpac
Admissions contact e-mail #2 Email
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Certificate or diploma Yes
To get a catalog Jethro Healthcare School
Academic calendar Pharmacy Tech - 50 hours; Certified Nursing Assistant - 126 hours; Dialysis Technician - 120 hours; LPN Prerequisites - 44 hours each class; Introduction to Healthcare - 44 hours; Phlebotomy/EKG - 140 hours; Medication Tech - 100 hours; Physical/Occupation therapy - 160 hours; Dialysis Technician Review - 20 hours
Grading system Numerical
Number of faculty on campus 10
Student faculty ratio 10 :1
Average class size
Lecture 10
Laboratory 10
Evenings Yes
Part time Yes
Short-term courses Yes
Summer school Yes
Weekends Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes
Computer lab available to students Yes
Online registration for classes Yes
Audio tape Yes
Conference/Workshop Yes
Video tape Yes
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Academic advising Yes
English as a Second Language (ESL) program Yes
Reading and study skills courses Yes
Remedial education courses Yes
Tutoring Yes
Other information about academic services Board Exam Review; Job Fair
Basic job skills Yes
Orientation Yes
Placement testing Yes
Other services other Job Fair, job recommendation, Board Exam Review
Barrier-free campus Yes
Designated parking Yes
Registration assistance Yes
Tutors Yes
Low-income students Yes
Minorities Yes
Veterans Yes
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Career contact e-mail address Email
Career contact phone 847.258.5783
Had a full-time job offer within six months of graduation 90%
Was counseled by the career services office 90%
Alumni networking and mentoring Yes
Career counseling Yes
Job bank Yes
Job fairs Yes
Job interviews Yes
Job interview preparation Yes
On campus recruitment by employers Yes 3
Placement assistance Yes
Résumé preparation assistance Yes
Résumé referral to employers Yes
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security. If you have questions or concerns about the information displaying please contact Illinois Career Information System.