School of Health Sciences


In today's economic climate, students are looking for career options in high demand, with financial stability, and offering personal satisfaction. A career in health care can provide all of these, and so much more.

For students wishing to pursue a life-long dream of caring for those in need, or those searching for an exciting and rewarding new career path, Halifax Community College offers five programs in the School of Health Sciences:

  • Associate Degree Nursing (RN)
  • Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene
  • Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)
  • Diploma in Practical Nursing Education (PN)
  • Certificate in Phlebotomy

Please explore the School of Health Sciences webpage to learn more about each program. The links below will describe some of the pros and cons of each type of health care career and help you make a decision on whether or not health care is right for you!

Explore Health Careers
Health Care Careers
AMA Healthcare Careers Directory

Other Useful Links:

North Carolina Board of Nursing
Commission on Dental Accreditation
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)