Carolinas College of Health Sciences
Carolinas College of Health Sciences is a public 2-year college located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Established in 1990, the college is a subsidiary of Carolinas Medical Center and owned by Atrium Health. The school offers programs in nursing, radiologic technology, radiation therapy, surgical technology, anesthesiology technician, medical laboratory science, and various continuing education programs and workshops. In addition to its traditional educational programs, the college is home to the region's only dual-accredited simulation center.
Carolinas College of Health Sciences offers educational programs leading to entry-level employment in health care. These include nursing, radiologic technology, radiation therapy, surgical technology, and medical laboratory sciences. The continuing education department offers non-credit education in nurse aide, healing touch, phlebotomy, CPR of various levels, cancer massage, IV therapy, and other focused areas of health care.
It was ranked the number three 2-year college in the country by Washington Monthly in 2010, based on the college's high graduation rate and responses on a national, standardized survey of student engagement. The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate of Applied Science degree.