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College of Health Sciences

Renowned 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 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

Quality Education

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 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).



Bachelor degrees
awarded in 2020.



ranked HBCU by
College Consensus.



alumni worldwide.

Explore Our Programs

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.

Undergraduate Programs

The College of Health Sciences is proud to offers five undergraduate programs that span Communicative Disorders, Public Health, Social Work, and more.

Graduate Programs

The College of Health Sciences offers seven master’s programs and four doctoral programs that suit your interests including: Health Policy and Management, Social Work, Biostatistics, and more.


Each of our 5 departments provide engaging academic programs taught by our supportive and diverse faculty members.

JSU students

Taking Health Care Education Online

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.


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