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Selective Health Sciences

The Selective Health Sciences courses through Corporate and Community Education require students to meet certain prerequisites and/or other admission credentials. If interested in a course listed below, please submit the interest form, along with any other application documents identified by that specific course.

To view more available health science and spa service courses please use our online Find A Class & Register option.

Class Offerings & Descriptions

Massage Therapy I

This course introduces concepts basic to the role of the massage therapist in a variety of clinical settings. Emphasis is placed on beginning theory and techniques of body work as well as skill in therapeutic touch. Prepares graduates to work in direct client care settings to provide manipulation, methodical pressure, friction and kneading of the body for maintaining wellness or treating alterations in wellness throughout the lifespan. Prerequisites: Attend orientation; provide proof of vaccinations; and, take the Reading/English Placement Test. For more information email massage@carteret.edu or call (252) 222-6189.

Students must complete the Fall Application Packet (returned to massage@carteret.edu) and attend an online orientation* by August 4, 2023 for the Fall Semester. 

*Students will be assigned an online orientation date after the submission of their application via email.

DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE
8/16 – 12/8
8/14 – 12/7
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM & 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
4:30 PM – 9:30 PM
W & Th-F
M-Th
McGee 263 $212

Massage Therapy I Virtual Orientation

Attend orientation; provide proof of vaccinations; and, take the Reading/English Placement Test. For more information email massage@carteret.edu or call (252) 222-6189.

DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE
5/16
5/31
6/8
6/20
7/7
7/17
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
T
W
F
T
F
M
Online Free

Massage Therapy II

This course provides an expanded knowledge and skill base for the massage therapist in a variety of clinical settings. Emphasis is placed on selected therapeutic approaches throughout the lifespan. Upon completion, students should be able to perform entry level therapeutic massage on various populations. Prerequisites: Completion of Massage Therapy I course. Textbooks: Success from the Start, Business Principles for Massage Therapists and A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Pathology. Prepayment required.

For more information email massage@carteret.edu or call (252) 222-6189

DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE
8/14 – 12/14 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM M-Th McGee 263 $212

Nail Technology I & II

The Manicuring/Nail Technology continuing education program provides competency-based knowledge, scientific/artistic principles, and hands-on fundamentals associated with the nail technology industry. The program offers a simulated salon environment which enables students to develop manipulative skills.

Course work includes instruction in all phases of professional nail technology, business/computer principles, product knowledge, and other related topics. Students must meet the NC Board of Cosmetic Arts Manicure/Nail Technology 300 clock-hour/performance requirements and complete Nail Technology I and Nail Technology II courses to successfully complete the Manicure/Nail Technology Program. This program typically takes 16 weeks to complete

Graduates should be prepared to take the North Carolina Cosmetology State Board Licensing Exam after successful completion of both Nail Technology I & II. Upon passing the state exam, graduates will be state licensed and qualify for employment in beauty and nail salons, as a platform artist, and in related businesses.

Nail Technology I & II

Course Fee: $180/course
Insurance Fee: $22/course
Other Fees: Students are responsible for course book, kit, and uniform. Prices may vary.
Location: McGee Building 253

Fall 2023 Semester

Nail Technology I : Starts August 15 (1st 8-week session)  | Monday – Thursday | 5-10 p.m.

Nail Technology II: Starts October 16 (2nd 8-week session) | Monday – Thursday | 5-10 p.m.

Spring 2024 Semester

Nail Technology I: Starts January 8  (1st 8-week session) | Monday – Thursday | 5-10 p.m.

Nail Technology II: Starts March 6   (2nd 8-week session) | Monday – Thursday | 5-10 p.m.

 

PROGRAM CONTACT

Sharell Allen
Chair, Spa Services
McGee Building, Room 250
Phone: (252) 222-6186
Email: allens@carteret.edu

Nurse Aide I Zoom Orientation

Nurse Aide I Orientation – REQUIRED

 

DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE
05/18
05/25
4:00 PM – 4:45 PM Th Zoom Free

Nurse Aide I

Hands-on clinical experience to better prepare one to work as a professional Nurse Aide with confidence. Students will complete 176 hours inclusive of On-Line, laboratory, and clinical experience consistent with the standards of practice as directed by the NC Division of Health and Human services encompassing the knowledge and skills required under the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) . Upon completion of the program ,graduates are eligible to apply for the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP)exam for listing on the NC Nurse Aide Registry. For more information contact Juanita Parker at 252-222-6019 or parkerj@carteret.edu.

Students must complete the NA I Summer Application Packet and return to parkerj@carteret.edu by May 27, 2023 for Summer Semester.

 

DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE
05/31 – 08/09
05/30 – 08/10
05/30 – 08/09
8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
M/W
T/Th
M/T/W
Wayne West 122a $180

Nurse Aide II

Program prepares students to perform complex skills, in caring for patients, required by the NCBON. Upon successful completion of the program the graduate may apply for certification through the NCBON. For more information contact Juanita Parker at 252-222-6019 or parkerj@carteret.edu.

Students must complete the NA II Summer Application Packet and return to parkerj@carteret.edu by May 27, 2023 for Summer Semester.

 

DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE
05/30 – 08/15 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM T/Th Wayne West 122b $180

Phlebotomy Technician

Learn to perform a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and precautions including: vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture specimen collection. Includes lecture, lab and clinical hours. Upon completion, students are urged to seek Certified Phlebotomy Technician certification through the Association of Clinical Pathology. For additional training and certification, students should consider taking the Medical Lab Assistant course. Textbooks: “The Phlebotomy Handbook plus access code, 10th edition” and “AHA Basic Life Support Provider“. Note: Prepayment required and seats are limited. For more information contact Latesheca Johnson at 252-222-6204 or johnsonl@carteret.edu.

Students must complete the Fall Application Packet and return to johnsonl@carteret.edu by August 4, 2023.

DATE TIME DAY(S) LOCATION FEE
08/15 – 12/15 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM T/Th TBD $202

Selective Health Sciences Interest Form

CCED Interest Form: Selective Health Sciences

CCED Interest Form: Selective Health Sciences

All areas marked with * are required for successful submission. A confirmation email will be sent to the email provided in the form.

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