Graduates earn 390 degrees, certificates from Jefferson College of Health Sciences


About 95.9 percent of the 390 degrees and certificates handed out by Jefferson College of Health Sciences in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private not-for-profit institution in Roanoke conferred 200 bachelor's degrees and 111 master's degrees in health professions and related programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in registered nursing/registered nurse. Data shows the school gave out 111 bachelor's degrees in registered nursing/registered nurse, followed by 40 master's degrees in physician assistant and 33 master's degrees in health/health care administration/management.

The college enrolled 1,151 students for 2017-18, including 775 in undergraduate programs and 376 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
111
-
-
-
111
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
12
-
33
-
45
Physician Assistant
-
-
40
-
40
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
-
28
-
-
28
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
22
-
-
-
22
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
19
-
-
-
19
Occupational Therapist Assistant
-
19
-
-
19
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
-
-
18
-
18
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
10
-
-
6
16
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
13
-
-
-
13
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
13
-
-
-
13
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
-
-
10
-
10
Nursing Administration
-
-
10
-
10
Surgical Technology/Technologist
-
9
-
-
9
Public Health, General
-
-
1
-
1
Bioethics/Medical Ethics
-
-
-
-
-
Health Professions and Related Programs total
200
56
112
6
374
95.9
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
7
-
-
-
7
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
7
-
-
-
7
1.8
Biomedical Sciences, General
5
-
-
-
5
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
5
-
-
-
5
1.3
Health/Medical Psychology
4
-
-
-
4
Psychology total
4
-
-
-
4
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