Department of Nursing

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Empowering exemplary nurses to care for anyone, anytime, anywhere.


Become empowered to provide care for anyone, anytime, and anywhere with a top-quality Bachelor of Science in Nursing education from the JSU Department of Nursing.
- Practicum Orientation for Preceptors 
Deans’ Scholars Program for Early Acceptance

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STEP RN to BSN Program

Have an Associate’s degree in nursing? Get started advancing your career today! This 100% online program will prepare you to become a leader in healthcare and prepare you for advanced nursing education. 

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MSN  – Population HealthBest Online Master’s in Public Health Degrees

Experience the distinctiveness of Population Health Nursing in the 21st century. The Masters of Science in Nursing is 100% online program and is designed to prepare advanced population health nurses to address the health needs of your community and beyond. It is 100% online!

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MSN  – Concentration in Nursing Education

The Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a Concentration in Nursing Education degree program is designed to prepare advanced community health nurses to teach in schools and colleges of nursing or clinical agencies and hospitals. It is also 100% online!

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MSN – Concentration in Emergency Management

In the 21st century, healthcare organizations need to be prepared for anything. Obtain advanced knowledge and skills in emergency preparedness, planning, and management from the nurse coordinator perspective. It is also 100% online!

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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Application/Admission process will remain open until March 1, 2018 for Fall 2018 semester admissions. Applications accepted after that date if space is available.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice-CCNE Third Party Comments

The Jacksonville State University Department of Nursing will host the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) from November 14th, 2018 through November 16th, 2018 when CCNE conducts their accreditation site visit of our Doctor of Nursing Practice program.

CCNE provides the opportunity for our communities of interest, i.e., students, alumni, faculty, employers, clinical agencies, and the community at-large to provide written input regarding our nursing program. Your feedback is valuable and appreciated.

You are cordially invited to submit your written feedback no later than twenty-one (21) days prior to the site visit. All written and signed feedback will be accepted by CCNE until October 24th, 2018 and should be directed to:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comment
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
665 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, D.C. 20001

Distance Education

Jacksonville State University strives to provide quality nursing education to a wide network of current and future healthcare providers. Each state has its own process for approving out-of-state distance education programs. All JSU Nursing programs may not be available in all states. Please contact the Jacksonville State University Department of Nursing for more information about availability of JSU distance education programs in your state.

Tammy Johnson ( (256) 782-8489
Leah Stuart ( (256)782-5423

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