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.
Advisor for ASL Deaf Studies: Valarie Shaw
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.
- Program Guide for Cosmetology – Associate in Applied Science
- Program Guide for Cosmetology – Certificate
- Program Guide for Cosmetology Teacher – Certificate
Advisor for Cosmetology: Nancy Jo Crowell
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.
- Program Guide for Criminal Justice – Associate in Applied Science
- Program Guide for Criminal Justice – Associate in Arts
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.
- Program Guide for Early Childhood Education
- Program Guide for Early Childhood Education (Career)
- Program Guide for Director’s Credential – 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).
- Program Guide for Emergency Medical Services
- Program Guide for Emergency Medical Services – Certificate
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.
Advisor for Interpreter Preparation: Valarie Shaw
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.
Advisor for Massage Therapy: See advisor page