Updated facilities, sophisticated technology, and advanced science and clinical research are just a few of the reasons Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) is an exciting place for future healthcare professionals. In addition to offering a well-rounded curriculum, we are committed to a spirit of care that reflects the mission of the system and makes CHS a regional leader in medical care.
Nationally Recognized Programs for Education
Carolinas HealthCare System has partnered with the University of North Carolina School of Medicine to designate Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) as the university's Charlotte, N.C. campus. This partnership emphasizes the mission of CHS, which is to provide comprehensive healthcare services and serve the people of North Carolina through leadership in medical education and research. CMC is one of only five teaching hospitals in North Carolina.
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences received national recognition for community service from the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Cabarrus College of Health Sciences, located in Concord, N.C., offers baccalaureate and associate degrees as well as diploma and certificate-level education in healthcare fields such as nursing, occupational therapy, imaging, surgical technology, nurse aide and other areas of high workforce need.
Carolinas College of Health Sciences in Charlotte, N.C. has ranked first among community colleges by StateUniversity.com. Graduates of Carolinas College of Health Sciences consistently exceed state and national certification testing standards, demonstrating their exceptional preparedness for careers in medical laboratory science, nursing, radiation therapy, radiologic technology and surgical technology.
Carolinas Simulation Center is the region's only facility to achieve dual accreditation by the American College of Surgeons and Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The Simulation Center allows healthcare professionals at all levels the opportunity to use interactive, lifelike manikins and other equipment to simulate procedures and situations in a safe learning environment.