On behalf of Jackson State University’s College of Health Sciences, it is my pleasure to extend a warm welcome to you and thank you for your interest in Jackson State University and our distinguished College and its programs. My name is Dr. Russell L. Bennett, Interim Dean of the College of Health Sciences and I am committed to ensuring that you have enough information to make an informed decision to join our family.
Our programs are committed to providing advanced quality education through a learning environment that supports interdisciplinary communication, development of professional health sciences concepts, values, and the resolution of health and social issues. We prepare graduates to be outstanding leaders and practitioners in professional careers in public health, healthcare administration, speech language pathology and audiology, and social work.
The faculty has designed a rigorous curriculum with innovative classrooms, simulated/real life clinical practicums and community-based experiences to meet the public health and healthcare needs of a diverse healthcare system.
As you decide your future as a health science professional and practitioner, you can choose from a complete range of nationally recognized, accredited degree programs, in undergraduate and graduate studies. An outstanding educational experience awaits you that will enrich your life and enhance your career opportunities in the ever-growing field of health sciences. During your time in the College of Health Sciences’ programs, you can become involved in a wide- range of research activities with our esteemed faculty and staff.
We are excited to have you join our Tiger family and are committed to supporting your health and well-being throughout your college years. So please, take a look at our website and the many programs we have to offer, that can put you one step closer to your dream professional career.
Again, thank you for taking the time to visit our website and if you have any questions, need additional information, or would like to speak to someone, you may contact us at 601-979-6387 or email us at CHS@jsums.edu .
Dr. Russell L. Bennett~
Interim Dean of the College of Health Sciences
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 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.