James Madison University


The Athletic Training Education Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

The Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

The Health Services Administration Program is approved as a Full Certified undergraduate program by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).

The Public Health Program is approved by the Society of Health and Physical Educators and the American Association for Health Education.

The Occupational Therapy Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), of the American Occupational Therapy Association.


  • How to declare a Health Sciences Major
  • Health Sciences has BLACKOUT dates of September 15th and February 15th. You must be declared by September 15th to add HTH courses in the following Spring semester and by February 15th for the following Fall semester. There are NO exceptions.
  • JMU Summer Hours
    Monday – Thursday
    8:00 – 5:00
    Friday 8:00 – Noon
  • August 28
    First Day of Classes

Welcome from Health Sciences

PHOTO: Herb AmatoHealth is one of the most important disciplines in today’s world. Given the current and future global demand for well trained and passionate health professionals, now is an ideal time to study in our department. We urge you to learn about our programs to see where your future ambitions fit. More >