JMU offers a 4-year program leading to a Bachelor of Nursing degree.

  • Students entering the university as freshman, complete the General Education Program, prerequisite courses, electives, and nursing electives during the first two years prior to applying to the BSN program.
  • Students transferring to the university from another college or university need to complete one full time semester at JMU prior to applying to the BSN program.
  • Students who hold a bachelor’s degree from another institution may not earn a second bachelor’s degree through JMU.

The BSN program prepares entry-level generalists nurses. The curriculum exemplifies the School of Nursing Student Learning Outcomes

A complete listing of all core and elective courses is available in the nursing program section of the official JMU Undergraduate Catalog.

  • Classroom courses
  • Varied practicum activities
  • Health Assessment & Skills labs
  • Simulation Lab Experiences
  • Learning: Theory, Skills, Application

Students may choose to participate in the Honors College, complete a minor, or complete a concentration in addition to their major requirements.

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