Director & Founder


I am Shante Taylor, Owner of Next Level Healthcare Institute.  As a graduate of SC State University, I bring you 19 years of experience as a Registered Nurse.  I furthered my education at Webster University where I received my Master's in Health Administration & Management. 
My most recent accomplishment in April of this year is receiving my second Master's Degree in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Church:  Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church
* Youth Director

Organizations & Affiliations:
Rising Star Chapter No. 284 (OES)
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. (Zeta Eta )
Carolinas Referral Group (CRG-Rock Hill)
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"Sometimes we're tested not to show our weaknesses, but to show our strengths."

The faculty & Staff of Next Level Healthcare Institute are eager to meet you. We are proud to have a staff of instructors that are passionate about making a difference in the lives of our students through tireless dedication to education. Here's to getting to know us a little better!

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Meet our Staff

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Dr. Marilyn Martin
(Billing & Coding Instructor)


Anoquesha Gaither, RN

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Nicole Taylor, CPT

(CPT Clinical Instructor)

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Dequita Ashley, CPT, CNA
(Admin. Assistant-Lead)
Rock Hill Office

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Louise Pinkney, BA; MA/HRM
(Administrative Assistant-Lead
Barnwell Office

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Engaged Learning Center | Focused On Your Success

A Community of Passionate Educators and Learners

Preparing for the brightest future, Next Level Healthcare Institute, LLC is pioneering the field of health education through our dedication and commitment to our students’ needs. We offer a unique educational experience designed to enhance intellectual growth and promote participatory engagement. We welcome all prospective students for a visit anytime. Let us help change your career & life in just a few weeks!

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Medical Assistant Instructor (LPN or R/CCMA)

Tuesday & Thursday 

4p - 8 pm

Hybrid + Onsite Clinical

If interested, please email your resume to

Nursing Assistant Instructor 

(LPN or RN)

Monday & Wednesday

9 am to 3 pm

Hybrid + Onsite Clinical

If interested, please email your

resume to

Part-Time Document Specialist
15-20 hours a week
$10-$15hr based on experience

M-W Schedule 
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If interested, please email your resume to

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Insurance Agent

Blue Cross Blue Shield-SC
AFLAC Supplemental Insurance

All staff are eligible for health & supplement benefits after 30 days of employment.  You have access to a telehealth MD 365 days/year.  We also offer life insurance and long and short-term disability benefits.  We value our employees and want to make sure you are living your best life on purpose.