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Jarvis Christian University

Mission Statement

Jarvis Christian University is a historically Black liberal arts, four-year institution affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The mission of the university is to prepare a diverse population of lifelong learners intellectually, socially, spiritually, and personally through providing interactive services and using varied modalities of instructional delivery.

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Jarvis Christian University

Majors & Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Criminal Justice
    • Kinesiology
    • MASS Communications
    • Mathematics
    • Nursing (dual degree)
  • Bachelor of Social Work
    • Social Work
  • Bachelor of Science (Teacher Cert.)
    • Business Education (6-12)
    • Elementary Education (EC-6)
    • English/Reading/Language Arts (4-8)
    • English/Reading/Language Arts (8-12)
    • History (8-12)
    • Life Sciences (8-12) Biology
    • Mathematics (4-8)
    • Mathematics (8-12)
    • Physical Sciences (8-12) Chemistry
    • Science (4-8)
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Jarvis Christian University

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JARVIS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY WELCOMES FORMER GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY BAND DIRECTOR DR. LARRY J. PANNELL

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Jarvis Christian University is excited to announce that former Grambling State University music department chair and director of bands Dr. Larry J. Pannell is JCU’s new interim band director for... Continue Reading

JARVIS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY NAMED FULBRIGHT HBCU INSTITUTIONAL LEADER

Monday, September 19, 2022
Jarvis Christian University is proud to be named a Fulbright Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Institutional Leader for 2022. The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural... Continue Reading

JARVIS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY TO MAKE BIG TRANSFORMATION ANNOUNCEMENT SEPT. 8

Tuesday, September 06, 2022
Jarvis Christian University will make a big transformation announcement at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 8, 2022 in the Meyer Auditorium on the university main campus at Hwy. 80 East and PR 7631. The public is invited. A reception in the Meyer Center will follow the short event.Speakers will include Jarvis Christian University President Dr. Lester C. Newman, Hawkins City Mayor Susan Hubbard, Wood County Economic Development Commission Executive Director Christophe... Continue Reading

JARVIS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY TO HOST DIETRA Y. TRENT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF WHITE HOUSE INITIATIVE

Monday, August 22, 2022
Jarvis Christian University will host Dr. Dietra Y. Trent, the White House’s new chief advocate for Historically Black Colleges and Universities at a luncheon at noon, Thursday, August 25, in... Continue Reading
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Jarvis Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Jarvis Christian University. To view PDFs, you may download Adobe Reader here.