Middle/High School Students

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Our Center for Health Professions Education provides a number of programs for high school students to increase their awareness of health careers with the aim of expanding the healthcare workforce and diversity in Western North Carolina. We provide practical information to assist students in making informed decisions about potential careers in healthcare.

Due to changes implemented as a result of COVID-19, we are currently prioritizing clinical shadowing experiences for students from affiliated schools and programs based on need and availability.

Health Career Fact Sheets

If you are interested in a career in healthcare, be sure to check out our fact sheets below to explore a variety of health careers and learn what you will need to do to pursue each one. We also share a variety of financial aid, scholarship, and program opportunities that can help make your education and professional training affordable.

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