The School of Nursing offers these undergraduate and graduate degree programs
that are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree
- Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree
- Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree - The Doctor of
Nursing Practice Program will begin in the fall of 2011. The School of Nursing
is in the process of seeking CCNE accreditation for this program.
Consistent with the mission of Jacksonville University, the School of Nursing
is committed to the success of each student as a self-assured, competent, caring
professional nurse, who practices in an evolving, complex health care
environment, provides leadership to promote health among culturally diverse
people and promotes the advancement of nursing knowledge through evidence-based
practice and life-long learning.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree is based on a strong liberal
arts and science foundation and is offered to traditional and nontraditional
students. The School of Nursing prepares professional nurses as self-assured,
competent generalists who think critically, engage in clinical inquiry,
communicate effectively, and access and manage the health needs of clients in a
variety of settings.
The Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) and the Doctor of Nursing Practice
(DNP) degrees build upon the generalist knowledge and skills of the BSN graduate
to prepare nurses for advanced practice roles.