In Healthcare+, you'll explore healthcare disparities, ethics, disaster medicine, international medicine, and more. Broaden your knowledge through yearly field experiences.


I'm Interested

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Jumpstart Your Healthcare Career

Barton College's Healthcare+ program focuses on real-world experiences that allow students to interact with healthcare providers, establish relationships, and build an understanding of numerous parts of the healthcare spectrum. Each year, the program focuses on a different aspect of healthcare, culminating in an international trip. Healthcare+ provides a pathway into numerous healthcare careers including:

  • Nursing
  • Pre-Med
  • Health Promotion
  • Exercise Science
  • Gerontology
  • Healthcare Administration
  • And many more

With a personalized focus on learning and individual pathways to success, Healthcare+ is a unique building block for a career in healthcare.

GPA Requirement: 3.0


Program Benefits

Acceptance into the Healthcare+ program includes:

  • Relationships with classmates that have similar interests as yours
  • Networking opportunities with healthcare leaders in the field
  • Comprehensive academic conversations regarding the complexities of healthcare
  • Leadership development to expand your capacity to perform in leadership roles
  • Variety of healthcare-related experiences to focus on learning and career development
  • A potential $2,000 Healthcare+ Scholarship to assist with cost of tuition

Opportunities in the Program

  • A variety of hands-on local and regional experiences
  • Developing relationships and networking with healthcare leaders
  • Topical discussions often ignored in typical undergraduate programs
  • International travel in diverse health environments

Contact Us

Office of Admissions

101 Harper Hall, Barton College
P.O. Box 5000, Wilson, N.C. 27893

Cohort Coordinator

Amanda Maynard
School of Allied Health and Sport Studies