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Thank you for considering Southside College of Health Sciences as you make decisions and plans about your education and future. We are pleased that you are considering one of our programs to further your educational goals. Health care is a challenging, demanding, yet rewarding career. You have chosen to enter the field during an exciting time.

Southside College of Health Sciences offer small classes, individualized support and qualified faculty and staff to assist you in achieving your educational goals. Since 1895, the School has graduated hundreds of individuals who have made many remarkable and valuable contributions to the communities in which they live and work.

The faculty recognizes the need to admit students who have the academic preparation and skills necessary to be successful in the program of their choice. Therefore, students are admitted on a competitive basis in each program.

Our Mission

To offer individuals the opportunity to acquire knowledge, skills and competencies necessary for entry into practice in their chosen health discipline. We promote an environment that fosters individual learning and excellence in practice.

Our Philosophy

Health care education today involves much more than the transfer of information and technical skills to the student. Our faculty and staff are committed to providing a high quality environment which fosters student success through institutional integrity, ethical practices and a commitment to continuous improvement in the quality of teaching and learning. We are charged with and committed to protecting the health and well-being of the public by ensuring that their graduates are prepared to provide safe and effective care. We believe that education is a life-long, continuous process, one in which all must join together to improve the environment in which they live, work and learn.

Career Paths

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Radiation Sciences

Registered Nursing

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Colonial Heights, VA 23834
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