Education and Training


Clinical Education

St. John's College of Nursing

The world-class clinical sites and educational facilities at St. John's College can prepare you for many different nursing career options.

St. John's Hospital School of Clinical Laboratory Science

More than 30 certified medical laboratory scientists, specialists and pathologists provide classroom and individual clinical instruction at the School of Clinical Laboratory Science throughout the 42-week program. This program fulfills the senior year baccalaureate degree requirement for 10 college/university academic affiliates.

SAMIC - St. John's Emergency Medical Services System
Springfield Area Mobile Intensive Care System, or SAMIC, was established at St. John's in 1976 as one of nine statewide regional trauma centers. SAMIC provides continuing medical education and other services for the more than 1,400 EMTs, Advanced EMTs and Paramedics in our 14-county region.

Pharmacy Residency Program

The Pharmacy Residency Program at St. John's prepares pharmacist clinicians for Patient Care positions, Adjunct Faculty positions and PGY2 Residency training in the area of choice.

Clinical Pastoral Education at St. John's Hospital

St. John’s is a nationally accredited clinical pastoral education training center for persons pursuing board certification as professional chaplains, clergy wishing to enhance their pastoral skills, students of ministry who need a clinical component for their formal studies and qualified lay persons who want to assist with and participate in pastoral care ministries.