Healthcare

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Start your career in Healthcare today

Why Healthcare? 

Employment of healthcare occupations is projected to grow 19 percent from 2014 to 2024, adding about 2.3 million new jobs. Healthcare occupations will add more jobs than any other group of occupations.

At BRCC you can earn degrees or certificates in Nursing, Surgical Technology, Healthcare Billing and Coding, Nurse Aide, Medical Aide, Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy, EKG Technician.

With our academic programs and resources at the Health Sciences Center, BRCC can help you jump-start your healthcare career.

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About the Programs

Our Healthcare programs, located at the new Health Sciences Center in Hendersonville, are designed to fully engage students in hands-on learning. In addition to classroom hours, students gain clinical experience at area hospitals, treatment centers and labs.

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Healthcare Degree Programs

Healthcare
Continuing Education Programs
Healthcare Transfer Agreements

 

Our Healthcare Degree Programs

Nursing

 
Associate Degree Nursing

Faculty Contact

Deb Henry
(828) 694-1908
dr_henry@blueridge.edu

General Education - Nursing Associate in General Education

Nurse Aide

Also offered:
View Nurse Aide Continuing Education Courses

Faculty Contact

Jay Alley
Dean, Health Sciences and Emergency Services
(828) 694-1729
jaya@blueridge.edu

Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (RIBN)

Faculty Contact

Carol Douglas
(828) 694-1841
c_douglas11@blueridge.edu

To schedule an appointment, please visit:  https://ribn.youcanbook.me

Surgical Technology

Faculty Contact

Stephanie Kanupp
(828) 694-1831
sn_kanupp@blueridge.edu

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Our Healthcare Continuing Education Programs

EKG Technician/Monitor ▶

Contact Us

Blue Ridge Community College

Healthcare Program Office

 

Jay Alley
Dean, Health Sciences and Emergency Services
(828) 694-1729
jaya@blueridge.edu

(828) 694-1750
sl_merrill@blueridge.edu

Healthcare Billing and Coding ▶

Medical Assistant

Medical Administrative Assistant Prep/Review ▶
Medical Assistant Entry Level ▶
Medical Assistant Prep/Review ▶

Nursing

Medication Aide ▶

Nurse Aide (CNA I) Orientation ▶

Also offered:
View Nurse Aide Certificate Program

Nurse Aide I (CNA I) ▶
Nurse Aide II (CNA II) ▶
Nurse Aide I Refresher (CNA III) ▶
Phlebotomy ▶

Phlebotomy Prep/Review ▶

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Healthcare Transfer Agreements

  • Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (RIBN) Program
    Associate in Applied Science Degree (BRCC) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree at Western Carolina University
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant - 1 + 1 Articulated Program with South College
  • Physical Therapist Assistant - 1 + 1 Articulated Program with South College
  • Pharmacy - Associate in Science Pathway to Wingate University School of Pharmacy
View Program Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, & Certificates

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