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Blue Ridge CTC’s Associate of Applied Science in Healthcare Professions program is designed by experienced faculty members. It allows students to learn essential workforce-ready skill sets to reach career objectives in a shorter duration.
Build a solid foundation for a promising career with our Associate degree in Healthcare Professions. Blue Ridge CTC offers a blend of real-world knowledge and additional workforce skills employers look for in qualified applicants.
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The Medical Field
The Healthcare Professions degree is designed for students who are seeking broad knowledge in the medical industry.
Students may pursue the Healthcare Professions program if they are planning to transfer to an intensive medical training program and first must complete required prerequisites.
Students who are unsure of their pathway in healthcare may pursue a general healthcare professions program.
And 34% employment was achieved by our alumni after completing Associate Degree programs.
With Blue Ridge CTC’s Healthcare Professions program, students experience workforce readiness, career advancement opportunity, and preparedness for a four-year program in healthcare. The degree allows students to:
Looking forward to making a rewarding career in healthcare disciplines? The associate degree in Healthcare Professions allows students to learn the essential job responsibilities, life skills, and analytical thinking capabilities to become successful healthcare professionals.
Throughout the Healthcare Professions Associate degree program, students learn to demonstrate appropriate verbal, non-verbal, therapeutic, professional, and technological communication skills. These skills prepare students well to work in a variety of healthcare settings, gain proficiency in using sound clinical decision-making to plan safe and effective client care.
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With Blue Ridge CTC’s Healthcare Professions associate degree, students learn the necessary workplace abilities for seeking employability and career advancement opportunities.
The Associate degree in Healthcare Professions teaches students the fundamental concepts required to succeed in healthcare occupations or plan a pathway for four-year programs. Students gain sound medical knowledge, essential life skills, and transferable skills . The curriculum lets students:
Blue Ridge CTC offers an industry-focused approach to learning, leading to a path-breaking career and continuing education opportunities.
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Blue Ridge CTC acts as a catalyst to career goals, gives students exposure to real-time career prospects, and provides a learning environment supporting personal and professional growth.
Effective faculty is the backbone of any school. Our faculty are committed teachers and scholars who:
Deliver real-world learning to shape a students’ job market competency.
Impart teaching that promotes creativity and sets the base for further 4-year programs.
Extend a smart learning model that raises job prospects.
Integrate best-in-class learning formats and resources to drive focused learning.
We provide comprehensive Student Support Services to promote student success.
Student Services provides a variety of support, including tutoring, accessibility accommodations, and more!
We provide high-tech classes, supporting labs, and study areas to promote a balanced education.
We recognize talent and celebrate performance with awards and acknowledgments.
We have supportive staff to help with personal, professional, and academic challenges.
We support students from admission through the career search! Career Services assists students:
Find the right kind of job with a career inventory assessment.
Get assistance on resume writing and referral to participating employer partners.
With interview preparation to boost their morale and get prepared with the right narration to win job negotiations.
Get a holistic learning environment, where they are nurtured to become the next set of professionals entering the workforce.
As a community of students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders, we strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campuses, both inside and outside of the classroom.
Campus diversity encourages open dialogue on campus.
Equity removes barriers and ensures equal opportunities are afforded to all.
Our campus offers an inclusive, welcoming environment where all are valued, celebrated, and included.
The campus community promotes diversity and inclusion through a variety of speakers and events.
We are committed to providing students with real-time training and internship opportunities to enter the workforce directly after graduating.
We provide industry expert instruction to strengthen job-specific skills needed for real-world challenges.
We assist students with internship opportunities to find their way to a successful career.
We provide industry-certified expert supervision and guidance to raise students’ job prospects in the Government and Private sectors.
Our campus is well equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, machinery, hardware, and software required to provide the technical skills needed for real jobs.
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With the Healthcare Professions Associate degree, students learn to:
Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.