Carolinas HealthCare System

Welcome From The President

Ellen Sheppard, Ed.D., President, Carolinas College of Health ScienceEllen Sheppard, Ed.D.

Carolinas College of Health Sciences, in Charlotte, N.C.,  has a proud tradition of educating the region’s best nurses and allied health providers. We offer a small-school environment with big-hospital opportunities and experiences.

Our talented faculty focus on student success. We hold students to high standards of academic achievement and patient care while never forgetting that our most important job is to teach, develop and mentor the healthcare providers of tomorrow.

As a result, our graduates consistently achieve licensure and certification pass rates well exceeding state and national norms.

I invite you to visit our campus. If purposeful and worthwhile work are what you’re seeking, and if you’re ready for an academic challenge, Carolinas College of Health Sciences may be a perfect fit for you!


Carolinas College of Health Sciences is a subsidiary of Carolinas Medical Center (CMC), which is part of Carolinas HealthCare System.

Our College is on the campus of Carolinas Medical Center (CMC), the area's only Level I trauma center. The college features a well-equipped computer lab, simulation labs and biology labs.

Ellen Sheppard
BS, James Madison University
MEd, Tarleton State University
Certificate, Vocational Training Specialist, Texas A & M University
EdD, Nova Southeastern University

Janice Terrell
BS, Illinois State University
MEd, University of Maine
EdD, University of Central Florida

Dean, Student Services and Enrollment Management
Hampton Hopkins
BS, Winthrop University
MS, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
EdD, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Dean, Business, Finance, and Technology
Kim Bradshaw
BS, Winthrop University
MEd, Jones International University

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