The College is the pre-licensure, pre-certification residential education component of Bon Secours Southside Medical Center. The College is comprised of the following academic departments and the Pollard Library:
- Professional Nursing
- Medical Imaging Technology
- Radiation Sciences/Radiologic Technology
- Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Southside College of Health Sciences (SCHS) is owned by Bon Secours Mercy Health Richmond, LLC. The President of Southside Medical Center is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the hospital, which includes the College.
The College is a private, post-secondary institution with its primary purpose being that of providing health care educational programs to the Tri-City and surrounding communities. Operating within the legal framework of the Commonwealth of Virginia, SCHS is committed to educating skilled, compassionate healthcare professionals and expanding clinical knowledge and practice.