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Carolinas College Academic Programs

At Carolinas College of Health Sciences (CCHS) students participate in a small-school atmosphere yet have access to world-class hospital opportunities. Our strong programs enable graduates to consistently achieve licensure and certifications pass rates well above state and national norms.

General Studies

Liberal arts and science courses which count toward program curriculum requirements, may qualify for transfer to other colleges, or may be taken individually for personal enrichment.  
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Histotechnologists prepare  tissue samples for microscopic examination in the treatment and diagnosis of disease. There is currently a high demand for histotechnologists in hospitals, labs, clinics, and industry.
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Medical Laboratory Science

Medical laboratory scientists perform complex laboratory tests and procedures for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.
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Registered nurses assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement care plans, and communicate with patients on health maintenance and prevention.
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Designed for students who are considering a career in nursing, the pre-nursing program allows students to enroll in co-requisite courses or to earn a guaranteed space in the nursing program.
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Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapists administer radiation to specific areas of treatment within the body. Students learn and practice in state-of-the-art cancer facilities within Carolinas HealthCare System and Levine Cancer Institute.
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Radiologic Technology

Radiologic technologists take x-rays and scans for the diagnosis of illness or injury, position patients for procedures while monitoring conditions, and take measures to protect patients and staff from radiation.
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Surgical Technology

Surgical Technologists assist in surgeries by setting up the operating room, passing instruments and other supplies to the surgeon, and assisting in various aspects of the surgical procedure. Students gain experience in the latest cutting-edge technologies and can complete the program in 12 or 18 months.
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Other Programs

The college also offers many non-credit courses and programs, some as short as a day or as long as eight weeks. Information about programs such as Nurse Aid I and II, Phlebotomy, Healing Touch, Anesthesia Tech, Blood Banking Specialist, and many more can be found under Continuing Education.
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