Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

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Healthcare Professions

Healthcare Professions

In the face of an aging population, new treatments and technologies, allied health careers are on the rise.  Our healthcare professions degree program positions you for success in a variety of medical fields.  Our program acquaints you with medical knowledge and terminology, and refines your communications and life skills, social awareness, and critical and analytical thinking abilities.  Within the program, you may select a concentration in nursing, paramedicine, or physical therapy.  The curriculum within each concentration emphasizes practical skills and hands-on learning.

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What are my career options?

Upon achieving a degree, you may seek employment in hospitals, clinics, home health agencies, or physicans’ offices.  If you seek a more specific career path in fields such as nursing, medical assisting, paramedicine, or physical therapist assisting, explore other health science degree programs  here.

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