Get Prepared for Your Career in Health Care!

Are you ready to take the first step in your health care career? Get your Health Careers Passport today!

As part of our mission to meet the state’s work and workforce needs, NC AHEC created a pipeline for students across North Carolina to become academically prepared for careers in health care. We are navigators who engage, educate, and provide exploration opportunities to pre-college students, parents, educators, and community members to help you learn more about the many careers in the health care workforce.

The NC AHEC Passport to Health Careers (P2HC) Program

By participating in the NC AHEC Passport to Health Careers Program, you have a unique opportunity to gain academic and enrichment hours towards a Certificate of Completion, recognized by academic institutions and employers in North Carolina, that sets you apart from other students in an increasingly competitive environment. NC AHEC’s Health Careers Passport to Health Careers Program curriculum offers you the chance to document and collectively report the health science, community service, and leadership activities you participate in as early as eighth grade.

Request Your Passport to Health Careers Today!

To activate this passport, please contact and gain prior approval from your region’s NC AHEC director of health careers and workforce diversity. Your health careers director will be your tour guide to determining the best way to begin your journey through the many health careers programs offered by NC AHEC. Click on the AHEC region below that serves your county for more information about each region’s health careers program offerings.

Regional AHEC Locations

Area L AHEC – Debby Futrell,
Charlotte AHEC – Michelle Boyd,
Eastern AHEC – Lorrie Basnight,
Greensboro AHEC – Patricia Parrish,
Mountain AHEC (MAHEC) – Jacquelyn Hallum,
Northwest AHEC – Melanee Mills,
South East AHEC (SEAHEC) – Cyndi Meredith,
Southern Regional AHEC – Tonya Burney,
Wake AHEC – Heather Schafer,
Duke AHEC – Monica Taylor,