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College of Health Sciences


Jackson State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The College of Health Sciences is also accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) which accredits Public Health Programs and Schools of Public Health nationally. Based on deficiencies reflected in the accreditation report, the Council acted to confer probationary accreditation through July 1, 2026.

We remain committed to satisfying all of the CEPH requirements and will be undergoing another review before July 1, 2026. To guarantee graduation from an accredited school, students must graduate by July 1, 2026. For additional information, you can download the letter from [Student Notification of Accreditation Status].

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).

College of Health Sciences


College of Health Sciences
Jackson Medical Mall
350 West Woodrow Wilson Drive Suite 301
Jackson, MS. 39213

Phone:  601-979-6387
Fax:   601-979-1422