Jacksonville State University

Lurleen B. Wallace College of Nursing and Health Sciences

College Type: Four or more years, Public

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BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Program Name: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 88.2%
Average number of students tested annually: 92
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Jacksonville State University as reported by Alabama state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 96 83.3 90.26
2011 92 85.9 88.43
2010 87 95.4 85.21
2009 115 93.9 89.47

RN to BSN Program

Courses in the professional component of the B.S.N. program are delivered through Internet. After completion of general studies requirements, nursing courses may be completed in one calendar year online.

Entrance into the upper division of nursing requires that the student has

  • been admitted to Jacksonville State University with all current transcripts on file
  • been individually advised, since each may have different educational needs
  • unencumbered current registered nurse license in the United States
  • minimum 2.5 GPA on prerequisite courses
  • completion of all prerequisite and general studies coursework with a "C" or better
  • evidence of successful completion of a United States accredited diploma or associate degree nursing program

Deadline for Admission to the STEP program:

  • Fall Semester- Deadline is August 1st
  • Spring Semester- Deadline is December 1st
  • Summer Semester- Deadline is April 1st

 

Program Name: STEP (RN-BSN)
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

Masters Program

The Jacksonville State University Master of Science in Nursing Degree program is a CCNE accredited program that prepares advance community health nurses.

The program provides students with advanced knowledge and skills in health planning, community needs assessment, program development, analysis of aggregate data, program development, implementation and evaluation.    

Students in the program are able to select a focus group for practical study.

Students can complete the 38 semester hours required for this program on a part time or full time basis. Students enrolled on a full time basis can complete their coursework in four semesters.

Admission Requirements:

  • A BSN Ddegree from a regionally accredited university and a professionally accredited nursing program
  • Official Transcripts
  • Official GRE or Miller Analogies Test
  • Current unencumbered RN license
  • Written Essay stating professional goals
  • Professional Recommendations

All courses in the program are delivered in an online format with students having the option to enter the program at the beginning of the spring, fall, or summer semesters. Students are required to sit for a comprehensive examination administered on campus during the final semester.

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Program Name: Master of Science in Nursing

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
Specility Tracks
Tracks Credit hours
Community Health 38

RN to MSN

Program Name: RN-BSN-MSN STEP Program in Nursing

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

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Jacksonville State University
700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265