Caption: "We know healthcare." BRCC Healthcare Programs students

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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Our Healthcare
Degree Programs

Associate Degree Nursing

Faculty Contact

Deb Henry
(828) 694-1908


Surgical Technology

Faculty Contact

Stephanie Kanupp
(828) 694-1831


Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (RIBN)

Faculty Contact

Carol Douglas
(828) 694-1841

To schedule an appointment, please visit:

Our Healthcare
Continuing Education Programs

EKG Technician/Monitor ▶

Healthcare Billing and Coding ▶

Medical Administrative Assistant Prep/Review ▶

Medical Assistant Entry Level ▶

Medical Assistant Prep/Review ▶

Medication Aide ▶

Nurse Aide (CNA I) Orientation ▶

Nurse Aide I (CNA I) ▶

Nurse Aide II (CNA II) ▶

Nurse Aide I Refresher (CNA III) ▶

Phlebotomy ▶

Phlebotomy Prep/Review ▶

Contact Us

Blue Ridge Community College
Healthcare Program Office


Jay Alley
Dean, Health Sciences and Emergency Services
(828) 694-1729


(828) 694-1750

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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