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CCHS, a college for health professions in Charlotte, NC, offers on-campus & online medical degrees and medical certifications, including nursing programs.

On-Campus and Online Degrees & Certifications

Located Online and in Charlotte, Carolinas College of Health Sciences is a public non-profit college owned by Atrium Health. Our mission is to educate, engage and empower the next generation of healthcare professionals and help our students launch their healthcare careers or advance in their current healthcare roles. The college currently offers a variety of baccalaureate degrees, associate degrees, certificate programs and non-degree and non-credit healthcare programs.

Choosing a healthcare college isn't just about where you'll go. It's about who you'll become. Carolinas College of Health Sciences – part of Atrium Health – empowers big dreamers to unlock their true potential.

  • High certification/pass rates well above national averages.
  • Expert faculty and supportive small-school feel.
  • Being part of Atrium Health means hands-on learning and potential employment after graduation.
  • Education for high-demand careers including nursing, X-ray technology, lab sciences and more.
  • Nationally recognized for the value we offer students.
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Being tied to Atrium Health means...

Job Potential

Many of our graduates step right into jobs within Atrium Health after graduation

Hands-on Education

You'll get a real-world, hands-on clinical education within Atrium Health facilities


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    Student to faculty ratio

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    Job placement in field within 6 months of graduating

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    Pass licensing exam on first try

Awards & Accreditations


Recent Recognitions

14th in U.S. for “most bang for your buck” among colleges with associate degrees/certificates
Associate Degree Nursing – 1st in NC

Nursing Schools Almanac
Associate Degree Nursing – Top 10 in NC
Radiologic Technology – Top 10 in NC

College Factual
Top 15% of U.S. schools for non-traditional students