Health Sciences

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Health Sciences

Wilkes Community College’s Health Sciences Division is housed in Herring Hall, the new state-of-the-art health sciences facility. Herring Hall brings together all of the 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
  • Radiography
  • Respiratory Therapy

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

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Billy Woods, MAEd,RCP,RRT,RRT-NPS
Dean-Health Sciences & Director-Respiratory Therapy
Phone: 336-838-6496
wdwoods000@wilkescc.edu

Academic Calendar

november 2019

11novAll Day03janOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students - Spring Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

11novAll Day20decNew and Returning Student Advising & Registration - Spring Semester 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

11novAll Day28mayOnline Registration for Currently Enrolled Students - Summer Term 2020WCC Calendars:Academic,Getting Started

27novAll Day29Thanksgiving Holiday - No ClassesWCC Calendars:Academic

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