The College of Health Sciences at Jackson State University is committed to providing advanced quality education. We provide a learning environment that supports interdisciplinary communication, development of professional public health concepts, values, and the resolution of healthcare issues. We prepare to be outstanding leaders and practitioners in professional careers in public health, healthcare administration, speech language pathology, communicative disorders, speech and hearing sciences, and social work.
The College of Health Sciences academic programs include four departments – Behavioral and Environmental Health, Communicative Disorders, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Policy and Management/Healthcare Administration — and a School of Social Work. The College offers the Bachelor of Science (Communicative Disorders, Healthcare Administration, and Social Work); Master of Science in Communicative Disorders; Master of Public Health; Master of Social Work; Doctor of Public Health; and Ph.D. in Social Work
The Mission of the College of Health Sciences is to provide quality teaching, research, and service to produce team-oriented leaders who think critically and address health and societal issues that impact quality of life and well-being in communities at the local, state, national and global levels.
Jackson State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
The Master of Public Health (MPH) and Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree programs in the College of Health Sciences (“A CEPH Accredited School of Public Health) is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health which accredits Public Health Programs and Schools of Public Health nationally.
The Communicative Disorders Master of Science degree program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA).
The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and Master of Social Work (MSW) degree programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
The College of Health Sciences is proud to offer a new Bachelor of Science in Public Health so JSU students can continue to grow to meet the needs of the changing health care landscape.
Each of our 5 departments provide engaging academic programs taught by our supportive and diverse faculty members.
Earn a professional certificate in Epidemiology or Biostatistics completely online with JSU. Advance your health care career and help meet the growing needs across the industry from the comfort of your own home.