24 months
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1184 USD/credit 22496 USD/year
1184 USD/credit 22496 USD/year
466 USD/credit 8854 USD/year
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About

All concentrations offered at James Madison University are designed to meet the Essentials of Masters Education in Nursing.

Overview

About this Degree

Students are admitted for full-time or part-time study. Full-time students can complete the Nursing program at James Madison University in four full-time academic semesters. The FNP (or Family / Across the Lifespan) concentration requires 49 credits. The FNP concentration meets the competencies outlined by the National Organization of the Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Students complete 650 contact practicum hours. The AGPCNP concentration requires 46 credits. The AGPCNP concentration meets the competencies outlined by the National Organization of Nurse Practitioners (NONPF) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Students complete 650 contact practicum hours.

The leadership options are Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL), which requires 38 credit hours or Nurse Administrator (NA), which requires 32 credit hours of study for applicants who have a BSN. The Essentials of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. A graduate of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing. During this transcript review, the plan of study may include up to 11 extra credits. Graduates of the CNL are providing leadership in providing direct clinical care. The NA concentration prepares graduates to assume management positions within health care organizations. Students are admitted for full-time or part-time study. The CNL option is designed to meet the competencies established by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN); and the Nurse Administrator is designed to meet the competencies established by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). Students complete 400 hours of practicum experience. Graduates of the CNL program are eligible to take the CNL certification examination offered by the Commission on Nurse Certification.

The Nurse Midwifery Concentration is offered in conjunction with Shenandoah University. Students complete the first year of study (22 credits) at James Madison University and the second year of study at Shenandoah University (19 credits). The JMU credits can be taken part-time or full-time. The second year of nurse midwifery is taken in full-time at Shenandoah University. Upon completion of the full curriculum, students will graduate with an MSN degree from James Madison University and a Post Graduate Certificate in Nurse Midwifery from Shenandoah University.

The Psychiatric Mental Health Concentration is offered by Shenandoah University. Students complete the first year of study (22 credits) at James Madison University and the second year of study at Shenandoah University (29 credits). The JMU credits can be taken part-time or full-time. The second year of psychiatric mental health is taken in full-time at Shenandoah University. Upon completion of the full curriculum, students will graduate with an MSN degree from James Madison University and a Post Graduate Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health from Shenandoah University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Health Assessment' 
  • Advanced Concepts in pathophysiologyl 
  • Advanced Clinical Pharmacotherapeutics 
  • Research for the Advanced Health Professional 
  • Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice 
  • Epidemiology and Population Assessment 
  • Health Policy for Practice and Advocacy 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Completed applications should be received at least 6 weeks prior to the start of the semester in which the student intends to enroll.

Credits

38 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.8
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit all required documents 
  • Have a Bachelor's degree in nursing or another field*, with a cumulative GPA of 2.8.(3.0 required for NP and Nurse Midwifery applicants)
  • Hold a current unrestricted Registered Nurse License.
  • Have relevant professional clinical experience
  • Have taken undergraduate or graduate course in Statistics with a grade of C or higher.
  • Hold current CPR certification and health records.
  • Meet the School's technical standards for admission.
  • Provide evidence of personal and professional qualifications in form of two (2) professional recommendations.
  • Participate in an interview, upon request.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1184 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    22496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1184 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8854 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 466 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Harrisonburg

1050 - 1715 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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