Health Sciences Division

Mission: The Health Sciences Division will provide quality health care programs that educate and empower graduates with the knowledge, skills, and behaviors to be competent and professional health care providers within their scope of duties.

Message from the Dean

Welcome to the Health Sciences Division at Pitt Community College. The programs offered by our Division help students prepare for employment in the healthcare industry and combine the highest quality instruction with clinical experience in hospitals and other healthcare settings. Each of our programs is designed for students who want to make a difference in the lives of others; have a strong work ethic, ethical ideals, and critical thinking skills; and embrace responsibility and cooperative teamwork.

Pitt Community College is a leader in providing quality health care professionals, particularly for Pitt County and eastern North Carolina. We want you to become a part of our tradition. So, if you’re looking for a challenging career where you will receive job satisfaction and security, respect and recognition, reasonable salary and benefits, and an opportunity for life-long learning, explore our possibilities. I think you will find your fit.

Donna V. Neal, Dean
Health Sciences Division


The Health Sciences Division is committed to preparing the health professional of the future. Our knowledge, skill, and compassion for others are demonstrated to our students, influencing and preparing them to become the leaders of tomorrow while maintaining the level of quality care the healthcare industry demands.


Commitment to serve our students, the health care industry, and the community is the cornerstone of the Health Sciences Division. We strive to attain the highest standards of excellence through assessment, accountability, and continuous improvement. We value the learning experience and the accomplishments that can be achieved through collaboration and service. We value diversity among our students, faculty, staff, and community and celebrate our differences. We value honesty and believe integrity is essential for long-term success. These core values provide the principles and standards for all we do, define our relationships with others, and are reinforced in our students, the healthcare industry, and ourselves.

Health Sciences Scholars

Career and College Promise (CCP) allows eligible high school juniors and seniors to enroll in community college courses tuition free. Health Sciences Scholars is a program directed at prospective CCP students who are interested in health sciences and training for a health career at Pitt Community College.