School of Health Professions

  • Largest provider of undergraduate health care education in the State of Maryland.
  • The Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program is the largest of 14 allied health programs.

Grant Highlights

  • CCBC’s Nursing Program is a leader in supporting Maryland’s effort to increase the number of students who complete a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.
  • CCBC was awarded a second, four-year ATB grant in the amount of $1,085,970. CCBC’s goal is to have 812 nursing students enrolled in a BSN pathway before graduating and realize 320 new BSNs by June 30, 2020.
  • Kaiser Permanente provided $50,000 to support the purchase and installation of a SimView audio visual system to expand the capacity for high fidelity simulations used in nursing and allied health programs. 
  • The Maryland Higher Education Commission provided over $85,000 in funding to enhance or expand programs in shortage areas such as Practical Nursing and Medical Laboratory Technology.
  • With over $10,000 in support from the Delta Dental Foundation, 326 students have provided dental care to over 300 low-income residents of Baltimore County over six years.   
  • Increased the pass rate of students passing the first two semesters on the first try by 43%.
  • Increased the graduation rates among non-whites from 22% to 52%.
  • Implemented student support strategies targeting seven healthcare programs.
  • Trained more than 100 dental hygiene and dental assistant students.
  • Provided free or low-cost preventive dental care to more than 600 community members.
  • 241 students enrolled in nursing and allied health programs received scholarships averaging $1,000 for credit programs and $500 for continuing education programs.

Sample of funded grants

New and Continuing Grant Awards 2013/2014

Grant title

Total

Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Nursing Support Program II (NSP)
Phase 6 Minority Student Retention
$155,876
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Nurse Support Program II (NSP)
Phase 5 Maximizing Nursing Retention and Success
$275,262
Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Carl D. Perkins Reserve Career and Technical Education
Improvement Program Mortuary Science
$19,978
Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Carl D. Perkins Reserve Career and Technical Education
Improvement Program Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
$20,000
CIGNA Foundation Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship $5,000
Kaiser Permanente Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship $200,000
Maryland Hospital Association and MedStar Who Will Care? $200,000
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Health Personnel Shortage Incentive $27,837
Delta Dental of Pennsylvania Strengthening CCBC's Dental Health Program $60,000
Carefirst Foundation Oral Care for Pregnant Women $132,294
Maryland Healthcare Education Institute (MHEI), an affiliate of the Maryland Hospital Association, Inc. - Promise of Nursing for Maryland Faculty Development Grant: Who Will Care? Fund for Nurse Education $24,608
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Nurse Support Program II (NSP)
Phase 4 Sub-grant with Towson University Associates to Masters
$150,000
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Nurse Support Program II (NSP)
Phase 4 Sub-grant with Towson University Associates to Bachelors
$26,000
Total $1,296,855

New and Continuing Grant Awards 2014/2015

Grant title

Total

Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Perkins CTE Respiratory and Paramedic Program          $6,065
Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Carl D. Perkins Reserve Career and Technical Education (CTE) Improvement Program: Mortuary Science          $19,978
Maryland Healthcare Education Institute (MHEI), an affiliate of the Maryland Hospital Association, Inc. Who Will Care? Nursing Student Retention $199,919
Maryland Healthcare Education Institute (MHEI), an affiliate of the Maryland Hospital Association, Inc. Who Will Care? Expanding CCBCs Model for Nursing Success                    $249,773
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Health Personnel Shortage Incentive (HPSIG)          $48,000
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)  NSPII 8 Associates to Bachelors $298,957
Delta Dental of Pennsylvania Strengthening CCBC's Dental Health Program    $80,000 
Maryland Home & Community Care Foundation Eldercare Scholarship Program     $200,000
Kaiser Permanente Allied Health Scholarship           $37,000
Kaiser Permanente Bundled Nursing and Allied Health              $82,961

Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)  Carl D. Perkins Reserve Career and Technical Education (CTE): Nursing Program Improvement Simulation 

$19,904

Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)  Carl D. Perkins Reserve Career and Technical Education (CTE):  Respiratory Therapy and Paramedic Program  

 $6,065
Total $1,248,622

New and Continuing Grant Awards 2015/2016

Grant title

Total

Delta Dental
Strengthening CCBC's Dental Health Program
$10,000
Kaiser Permanente SIM View Project $50,000
Kaiser Permanente Nursing and Allied Health
Endowed Scholarship Fund
$10,000
Kaiser Permanente Nursing and Allied Health Program Support
$15,000
Maryland Healthcare Education Institute (MHEI)
Expanding CCBCs Model for Nursing Success
$103,351
Maryland Healthcare Education Institute (MHEI)
Who Will Care? Fund for Nursing Student Retention
$62,330
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Health Personnel Shortage Incentive Grant (HPSIG) FY2016 Medical Lab Technician and Practical Nursing Programs
$51,000
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
Health Personnel Shortage Incentive Grant (HPSIG) FY2015
Medical Lab Technician and Practical Nursing Programs
$24,000
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
Nurse Support Program (NSP) II 2016 Advancing Nursing and Allied Health through Interprofessional Education
$141,369
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
Nurse Support Program (NSP) II Expanded Pathways to BSN
$353,101

Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)
Nursing Lab Project

$19,930

Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)
Occupational Safety and Health Training

$10,960
Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)
Physician Assistant Lab Project
$19,594
Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)
Respiratory Lab Project
$16,597
Total  $887,232

New and Continuing Grant Awards 2016/2017

Grant title

Total

Delta Dental Dental Health Program
$10,000
Delta Dental Strengthening CCBC's Dental Health Program $10,000
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
Health Personnel Shortage Incentive Grant (HPSIG) FY2017
Medical Lab Technician, LPN, RN, Radiography Programs
$85,785
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
Health Personnel Shortage Incentive Grant (HPSIG) FY2016
Medical Lab Technician and Practical Nursing Programs
$51,000
Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Nurse Support Program (NSP) II Associates to Bachelors (ATB) Degree Program $353,101
Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)
Perkins Reserve Emergency Medical Technician
$17,460
Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)
Perkins Reserve Radiography
$10,000
Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)
Perkins Reserve SIM View
$19,950
Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)
Perkins Reserve Interprofessional Education (IPE)
$9,844
Total  $567,140