Welcome to Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Jefferson College of Health Sciences is one of the top 10 healthcare degree-granting institutions in Virginia. It provides quality training in the growing healthcare professions, with excellent clinical opportunities, extensive distance learning offerings, and continuing education and volunteer opportunities near campus and abroad. Jefferson College is focused on attracting the best students and faculty with a wide range of abilities.

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WHO IT'S FOR

People who have trouble typing, moving a mouse or reading due to a variety of conditions such as:

  • Stroke/paralysis
  • Arthritis
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • Dyslexia
  • Mild visual impairment
  • Limited profiency in English
  • Literacy deficiencies
  • Other learning or reading issues

HOW IT WORKS

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Be Inspired

Interested in becoming a part of the Jefferson family at one of the most exciting times in the institution's history? As a fully integrated institution with one of the nation’s largest healthcare systems, Jefferson provides its 1,100 undergraduate and graduate students with an unparalleled experience. It boasts excellent licensure pass rates in its professional programs, and earns high student satisfaction ratings. Let Jefferson prepare you to transition from the classroom to the operating room – or wherever your education leads you.


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Be Challenged

"Inspiring better health" is not just a phrase. It’s a promise Jefferson makes every day to its patients, their families and its students. Jefferson is committed to providing high-quality, comprehensive, compassionate healthcare to the communities it serves. Each employee is valued for their individual talents, because Jefferson knows that it takes a diverse blend of skills and dedication to make it a premier healthcare organization. Learn more about becoming part of the Jefferson team.


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Be Prepared

Jefferson College offers a rich learning environment with the opportunity for every student to be at their best. Jefferson’s Disability Services Office provides a wide range of accommodations to support students to succeed in their academic performance and student life. Find out what you can expect.


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