Herring Hall brings together all of Wilkes Community College’s health sciences programs – both curriculum and continuing education – creating an integrated learning environment. These programs prepare students for success in the following careers in healthcare:

  • Associate Degree Nursing
  • Dental Assisting
  • Emergency Medical Science
  • Human Services Technology
  • Medical Assisting
  • Nurse Aide
  • Phlebotomy
  • Radiography
  • Respiratory Therapy

Additionally, the facility offers space for future expansion of these programs and the addition of new programs.

Healthcare is one of North Carolina’s fastest growing industries. A report from The Economic Modeling
Specialists International projects a 16% increase in healthcare jobs between 2013 and 2018 – rising from 67,673
to an anticipated 78,189 positions. Herring Hall’s 58,000 square feet of space with its state-of-the art simulation
technology allows us to equip, engage, and empower a pool of credentialed workers for 2,352 healthcare
establishments and businesses in Wilkes, Ashe, Alleghany, and eight other regional counties in Northwest
North Carolina.

Contact Information

Wilkes Community College – Herring Hall
127 Executive Park Drive
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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Dean-Health Sciences & Director-Respiratory Therapy
Phone: 336-838-6496

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