Jefferson College of Health Sciences is authorized by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) to offer postsecondary education in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Jefferson College of Health Sciences is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate, Baccalaureate, Masters and Doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Jefferson College of Health Sciences.

In addition to institutional accreditation, the following programs maintain professional accreditation and/or approval:

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The Emergency Services program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).
 
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763, 727-210-2350, www.caahep.org
CoAEMSP, 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312, Rowlett, TX 75088, 214-703-8445, www.coaemsp.org
 
The Emergency Services program is also accredited by the Virginia Department of Health Office of Emergency Medical Services (VAOEMS), 1041 Technology Park Drive, Glen Allen, VA. 23059, phone 1-800-523-6019

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Emergency Services program
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The Medical Laboratory Science program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119. Website: https://www.naacls.org/

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Medical Laboratory Science program
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The baccalaureate and master’s degrees in nursing at Jefferson College of Health Sciences are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, Washington DC 20001, (202)887-6791 . (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).


The pre-licensure and accelerated baccalaureate nursing programs are approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing. Virginia Board of Nursing, Perimeter Center, 9960 Maryland Drive, Suite 300, Richmond Virginia 23233-1463, (804) 367-4515, Fax: (804) 527-4455, Complaints: (800) 533-1560, e-mail: nursebd@dhp.virginia.gov, website: http://www.dhp.state.va.us/nursing.

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Nursing
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The Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) located at: ACOTE c/o Accreditation Department; American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) 4720 Montgomery lane, Suite 200; Bethesda, MD 20814-3449, phone(301) 652-2682. (www.acoteonline.org)

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Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant programs
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The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Physician Assistant program sponsored by Jefferson College of Health Sciences. Accreditation –Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards.
 
Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The approximate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be March 2023. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy.

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Physician Assistant program
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The Physical Therapist Assistant program of Jefferson College of Health Sciences is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, Phone: 703/684-3245 , e-mail: accreditation@apta.org, website: http://www.capteonline.org.

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Physical Therapist Assistant program
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The Respiratory Therapy program, CoARC program number 200312, baccalaureate degree, Jefferson College of Health Sciences is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), www.coarc.com

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Respiratory Therapy program
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The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs,  25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33763, 727-210-2350 www.caahep.org

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Surgical Technology program