The JMU School of Nursing (SON) commits to engage with communities, locally and globally, through inclusive, dynamic, and innovative nursing education, practice, and scholarship to create health equity.


To be a School of Nursing nationally recognized for academic excellence and innovative contributions to health care.


We are committed to…

  • Integrity: being honest, sincere and just in all of our endeavors
  • Caring: sharing compassion, kindness and authenticity with those we encounter
  • Excellence: pursuing the highest quality in teaching, learning, scholarship and service
  • Collaboration: cultivating partnerships built on respect, trust and commitment
  • Advocacy: providing a voice for those we serve and promoting policies that improve healthcare for all
  • Inclusivity: honoring the richness that diverse perspectives bring to our world
  • Resilience: achieving inner strength and wisdom by adapting to life's challenges

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