School of Graduate & Professional Studies

This is an exciting time at Jefferson College of Health Sciences as we offer dynamic and challenging graduate programs designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of healthcare practitioners.

We currently offer the Master of Science in Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Physician Assistant. Please click below for more information on these programs and details about the application process.

We look forward to working with you as you pursue your graduate degree.

Graduate Program:


The purpose of the Graduate School of Jefferson College of Health Sciences is to provide well-qualified students with the opportunity to obtain graduate degrees and to provide members of the healthcare professions with the opportunity to enhance their competencies and knowledge in areas associated with their professions.

The College strives to provide excellence in graduate studies in the healthcare disciplines. Upon completion of the requirements for a graduate degree, students will demonstrate a broad knowledge of the literature of their field and the specialized knowledge, skills and critical thinking abilities to practice and contribute to their professions. The graduate programs emphasizes the following as the basis for effective, professional practice:

  • Leadership.
  • Communication.
  • Technological competency.
  • Interprofessional education.
  • Information literacy.
  • Evidence-based knowledge.
  • Ethical practice with respect for diversity.