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Educational Affiliations

Mission Hospital partners with local colleges and universities by providing sites for the training and development of our future nursing workforce. Under the supervision of their clinical instructors and/or hospital-based preceptors, students are provided many guided learning experiences. These range from observation to hands-on total care of the patient and their families.

The following colleges and universities send their students to Mission:

  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (Asheville, North Carolina)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (Flat Rock, North Carolina)
  • Mayland Community College (Spruce Pine, North Carolina)
  • Region A Nursing Consortium, Haywood Community College and Tri-County Community College (Clyde, North Carolina)
  • Southwestern Community College (Sylva, North Carolina)
  • Western North Carolina (Cullowhee, North Carolina) Learn more at
  • Various other local and distance learning schools

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