Jefferson College of Health Sciences is a professional college that offers more than 10 associate and baccalaureate degrees in nursing and allied health care programs. It is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and is certified by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. The college offers various student services, such as tutoring, counseling, study skills development and residence life. It offers a range of athletic activities that includes volleyball, tennis, softball and basketball. The college offers various degree programs, including biomedical sciences, health care management, physician assistant, health and exercise science, nursing and respiratory therapy. Jefferson College of Health Sciences, founded in 1914, is located in Roanoke, Va.