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Reasons to Major in Nursing
- Nurses have the opportunity to work in many different settings including general and surgical hospitals, doctors’ offices, outpatient facilities, home health services, the military, correctional facilities, school systems, camps and many more.
- According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of needed employed nurses is projected to increase by 26 percent by the year 2020.
- A Bachelor’s in Nursing also allows students to continue their education with nursing in graduate school.
Why Choose Nursing at JBU
- Highly qualified faculty members teach nursing from a holistic Christian world view perspective.
- Small class sizes allow students to receive individualized instruction and mentoring.
- Be a part of the first class that uses the newly constructed nursing building equipped with a state-of-the-art simulation lab to supplement clinical experiences obtained at area hospitals, medical clinics, nursing homes, home health organizations, public schools and other agencies (Due to begin construction in Fall 2015 and open Fall 2016).
- A capstone nursing course during the senior year encompasses a major internship component as well as prepares students to pass the NCLEX exam for obtaining licensure as a registered nurse and preparing them for entry into practice
- Optional credentialing as a certified nurse’s assistant (CNA) in the sophomore year opens doors to job opportunities during the school year and summer.
- Interdisciplinary collaboration and service learning opportunities in the community prepare students to be caring, compassionate nurses as part of a healthcare team.
- Faculty-supervised medical mission trips during the summer to areas of the world with profound medical need provide life-changing experiences while fulfilling degree requirements.
As part of a summer clinical course option, nursing students will work alongside Guatemalan native Dr. Layla Chanquin, seeing patients in her clinic as well as in local schools and homes. Students can help with patient care, medicine distribution, monitoring growth and health of Guatemalan students and providing home care for people suffering from respiratory, gastrointestinal or other health-related issues. Guatemala City, Guatemala is just one of several partnership opportunities being developed for our JBU nursing students to fulfill part of their required clinical hours.
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