Blue Ridge graduate Jessica Garcia-Lopez works at a local hospital.

Nursing at Blue Ridge Community College

Featured photo: Blue Ridge graduate Jessica Garcia-Lopez works at UNC Health Pardee. (Photo by Rich Keen, Marketing & Communications Dept.)


Marketing & Communications Dept.

In this latest video created by the Blue Ridge Community College Marketing & Communications team, Blue Ridge graduate and UNC Health Pardee employee Jessica Garcia-Lopez describes how she found a passionate career and second family through the nursing program at Blue Ridge.

“Nursing gives my life purpose. It makes me feel as though I am making a difference in the lives of others,” she said.

Get a jump start on your nursing career by applying during the early application period (now through Feb. 1, 2024) for the Fall 2024 nursing cohort. Garcia-Lopez highlighted the two-year program’s outstanding pass rates (currently 100%!) for the National Council Licensure Examination. Application information can be found at www.blueridge.edu/nursing.

Want to reach your goals even more quickly? The one-year Spring 2024 Practical Nursing cohort is accepting applications now through Nov. 17. Application information can be found at www.blueridge.edu/practical-nursing.

Information about all of Blue Ridge’s healthcare programs is available at www.blueridge.edu/healthcare. For more information, call the College’s admissions office at 828-694-1800.