Jackson State University

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Jackson State

Jackson State University (JSU) an urban HBCU is located in Jackson, Mississippi. Students develop a strong sense of self in a challenging yet nurturing environment that empowers them for personal and professional success.

The College of Health Sciences (A CEPH Accredited School of Public Health) and is committed to providing advanced quality education. There are three academic departments in public health – Behavioral and Environmental Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Health Policy and Management/Healthcare Administration. The College includes the department of Communicative Disorders and a School of Social Work. The College offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Communicative Disorders, Healthcare Administration, and Social Work; Master of Science degrees Communicative Disorders, Public Health, Social Work; Doctor of Public Health (DrPH); and Ph.D. in Social Work.

Our College featured grants are: Graduate Training Education Center (GTEC) as a part of Jackson Heart Study, and Public Health Informatics and Technology Workforce Development, Digital Telehealth.