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Some of the academic programs at Blue Ridge require or prepare students to sit for applicable licensure and/or certification examinations in North Carolina. Out-of-state students seeking to enroll in a program leading to a professional licensure or certification need to contact the appropriate department at Blue Ridge to discuss enrollment and professional licensure options available.

Blue Ridge Professional Licensure Programs

Contact Information

Program Contact Phone Email
Automotive Transportation Technologies Brian Johnson
Eric Stephens
(828) 694-1835
(828) 694-1659
bp_johnson@blueridge.edu
ed_stephens@blueridge.edu
Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Deb Henry (828) 694-1908 dr_henry@blueridge.edu
Collision Repair/Refinishing Technology Joe Shook (828) 694-1686 jd_shook@blueridge.edu
Cosmetology Darlene Cope
Lori Allen
(828) 694-1873
(828) 694-1747
d_cope@blueridge.edu
la_allen@blueridge.edu
Early Childhood Education Shelah Combs
Brenda Blackburn
(828) 694-1819
(828) 694-1773
sk_combs@blueridge.edu
bc_blackburn@blueridge.edu
Emergency Medical Science Troy Stauter (828) 694-1732 t_stauter@blueridge.edu
Esthetics Darlene Cope
Lori Allen
(828) 694-1873
(828) 694-1747
d_cope@blueridge.edu
la_allen@blueridge.edu
Nurse Aide I Rachel Adams (828) 694-4759 rf_adams@blueridge.edu
Surgical Technology Stephanie Kanupp (828) 694-1831 sn_kanupp@blueridge.edu

Licensure by State*

It is highly recommended you also contact the state in which you plan to practice to verify any state requirements before beginning your program at Blue Ridge:

Licensure Information, by Profession*

The US Department of Education provides information about most licensed professions by states.

Contacts for programs not listed on the DOE site

*Hyperlinks provided lead to websites of public and private organizations not associated with Blue Ridge. Such links are provided solely for the user’s convenience.

Blue Ridge Community College provides full disclosure of all Consumer Information, and specific information regarding State Authorization including the Student Complaint policy for out of state online students.