About Us

The Jefferson College of Health Professions (JCHP) is committed to educating healthcare professionals of the highest quality and ethical standards for contemporary practice in the global community. The College, representing inter-professional programs across the health professions, offers natural opportunities for students to develop professional behaviors within a community of learners. JCHP offers degrees ranging from a bachelor of science through clinical doctorate across several academic departments:

  • Counseling and Behavioral Health
  • Health Sciences Programs
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences & Biotechnology
  • Midwifery & Women's Health
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Medical Imaging & Radiation Sciences
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Respiratory Therapy

JCHP also offers academic certificate programs, master’s degree programs and continuing education opportunities through the Institute of Emerging Health Professions.

We seek to be responsive to the changing needs of the healthcare system.

  • Curriculum is based on a set of core competencies that are essential to effective practice.
  • Programs continually make innovative curricular changes to prepare students to function as outstanding health professionals in the dynamic environment of health care.
  • Faculty develop learning and training experiences to ensure that students have the knowledge, skills and experience to be an evidence-based practitioner.
  • As an integral part of a major academic health center, students have many inter-professional opportunities focused on working together, understanding one another's contributions, and effectively communicating in order to provide the best possible care for patients.

Academic Programs by Departments




Accelerated & Dual Degree

IEHP and Continuing & Professional Studies