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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, Medication 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

Continuing Education Programs
Healthcare Transfer Agreements


Our Healthcare Degree Programs


Associate Degree Nursing

Faculty Contact

Deb Henry
(828) 694-1908

General Education - Nursing Associate in General Education

Nurse Aide

Also offered:
View Nurse Aide Continuing Education Courses

Faculty Contact

Leigh Angel
Dean of Health Sciences
(828) 694-1729

Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (RIBN)

Faculty Contact

Susan Greco
(828) 694-1841

Surgical Technology

Faculty Contact

Stephanie Kanupp
(828) 694-1831

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Our Healthcare Continuing Education Programs

EKG Technician/Monitor ▶

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Blue Ridge Community College

Healthcare Program Office


Erika Reinhardt-Roggow
Allied Health Program Coordinator



(828) 694-1750

Healthcare Billing and Coding ▶

Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant Entry Level ▶
Medical Assistant Prep/Review ▶


Medication Aide ▶

Nurse Aide I (CNA I) ▶

Also offered:
View Nurse Aide Certificate Program

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

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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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