Major in Nursing

Become a registered nurse • Earn a competitive salary • Make a difference

Nursing is a demanding career. JBU will equip you to succeed.

Being a nurse is mentally, physically and emotionally demanding. It's also incredibly rewarding, and the need for nurses is growing. JBU will prepare you to succeed in this unique field.

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Discover how JBU will help you become an excellent nurse

Learn the basics of healthcare

Develop the knowledge, skills and experience you need to provide safe, patient-centered care. You'll learn to use appropriate technology and how to organize critical information.

Prepare to pass the NCLEX

JBU's senior capstone course and its internship component specifically prepares students to pass the NCLEX exam for obtaining licensure as a registered nurse.

Land a great job

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for registered nurses will increase 15% by 2026.

Nursing at JBU – What you'll get:

A personalized approach to education

With a 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio, JBU's top-notch professors will know your name and personally invest in your success – academically, spiritually and professionally.

Preparation for the NCLEX

JBU's senior capstone course and its internship component specifically prepares students to pass the NCLEX exam for obtaining licensure as a registered nurse. Our most recent graduating class had a first-time pass-rate of 95%.

Real-world job preparation

We'll equip you with the skills to set yourself apart and get a great nursing job right out of college or to get into grad school.

Opportunities to serve on medical missions

During the summer, faculty-led medical mission trips give students hands-on training while providing life-changing medical care in developing countries.

A highly-ranked and valuable education

The Wall Street Journal ranked JBU as Arkansas' #1 University. MONEY ranked JBU as the best value university in Arkansas. U.S. News & World Report ranked JBU as #11 in the South among its peers.

A degree from an accredited program

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at John Brown University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Christ-centered and authentic community

You'll be part of a community who's ultimate mission is to honor God and serve others. You'll connect with others and find plenty of ways to engage in our authentic community.

Prepare for a successful career and a life of purpose

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