The Health Sciences Division of Vance-Granville Community College strives to prepare students to enter a diverse, people-oriented field in which professionals work to promote lifestyle wellness, and improve client health education, thereby improving the health status of society.


Associate Degree Nursing

The Associate Degree Nursing Program is a two-year program that provides individuals with theknowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.



The Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technology curriculum prepares the individual to use specialized equipment to visualize cross-sectional anatomical structures and aid physicians in the demonstration of pathologies and disease processes.


The Radiography Program prepares the graduate to be a radiographer, a skilled health care professional who uses radiation to produce images of the human body.The two-year program offers a combination of didactic and clinical experiences in state-of-the-art facilities.


Practical Nursing

The Practical Nursing Program is a one-year (three-semester) program that prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care to children and adults. Students will participate in assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care.

Pharmacy TechnoloGY Degree

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Pharmacy Technology Program at Vance-Granville Community College seeks to provide qualified students with the skills necessary to fill the role of a Validating Technician as defined by the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy Rules, Statutes and Board Policies section 21 NCAC 46.1418.


Pharmacy Technology

The Pharmacy Technology Program is a one year curriculum prepares individuals to assist the pharmacist in duties that a technician can legally perform and to function within the boundaries prescribed by the pharmacist and the employment agency.

Human Services Technology

The Human Services Technology is divided amongest three concentrations. All three programs consist of between 68-72 credit hours and require two semesters of co-op (also called internship) at an approved human services agency.


Human Services Technology/Substance Abuse

The Human Services Technology/Substance Abuseconcentration prepares students to assist in drug and alcohol counseling, prevention- oriented educational activities, rehabilitation with recovering clients, managing community - based programs, counseling in residential facilities, and pursuit of four year degrees.

Human Services TechnologY/Mental Health

The Human Services Technology/Mental Health iconcentration prepares students for job opportunities in the mental health field. The curriculum enables students to understand culturally and emotionally handicapped, developmentally disabled, or addicted clients through a variety of models and diagnoses.


Medical Assisting

The Medical Assisting Program is a “One Plus” program designed to prepare multi-skilled health care professionals to perform administrative, clinical and laboratory procedures in ambulatory care settings. Physicians have come to value this versatility as managed care compels us to control cost and manage human resources more efficiently. The field is rapidly growing.


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