Major requirements and their VCCS equivalents (and RBC equivalents if applicable)
See advising notes
James Madison University Department of Nursing offers an RN-BSN program of study with the option to proceed to the MSN program once additional admission criteria have been satisfied.
The RN-BSN program is available to currently licensed RNs who have earned an associate degree or Diploma in Nursing from a state approved program. Students who graduate from a Virginia community college with an associate degree in nursing will be granted credit for both general education and upper-level nursing courses taken as part of their associate degree. Credit for work-related experience may also be granted.
High School – Community College Guaranteed Admission Agreements: Students following a high school to community college articulation and who earn an Associate's degree with a major in Nursing from Blue Ridge, Lord Fairfax, Piedmont Virginia or J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 will be guaranteed admission to the JMU RN-BSN program. Applicants must be licensed RN's in order to qualify.