James Madison University

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Accreditation Process - Request for CCNE Third-Party Comments

November 29th - 6:30 p.m. MSN and DNP On-Campus Information Session

UPDATED Application Deadline and Process for all MSN Nurse Practitioner Concentrations and the Nurse Midwifery Concentration: Completed applications are due on January 15 at 5pm (EST). GRE or MAT testing is no longer required for program entry. Applications submitted after the January 15th deadline may be considered based on merit and availability in the program. Applicant interviews will be held on February 11 and 12, 2019.

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PHOTO: Becca Wilson

Student interview series - #CHBSChats with Rebecca Wilson

April 23, 2018

Wilson shares the impact of participating in her white coat ceremony and the goals she wants to accomplish during her time in the nursing program.

PHOTO: Julie SanfordJMU School of Nursing director testifies before Congress

July 12, 2018

JMU School of Nursing director Julie Sanford testified before the U.S. Senate on the growing shortage of healthcare professionals in rural areas and potential solutions to fill this critical, national need.

PHOTO: Nursing StudentsSchool of Nursing gets $2.7 million grant

June 14, 2018

JMU Nursing will receive $2.7 million in federal grant money over the next four years to recruit, admit and retain students interested in pursuing nursing and working in underserved primary care environments in Page County.

students packing suppliesStudents work together to provide healthcare at homeless shelters

April 27, 2018

For the past year, students in the nursing, physician assistant and dietetics programs have volunteered with the mobile healthcare service that provides treatment to the local homeless population.

PHOTO: Duke JobsHonors nursing students starting careers at Duke University Hospital

April 25, 2018

Four senior honors students, all graduating from the nursing program in May, have accepted positions at Duke University Hospital, which is nationally ranked as one of the best hospitals in the U.S.

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