Meet Your Graduate Admissions Officer

Welcome! Our Graduate Programs and Professional Studies Admissions team is excited to chat with you about your academic opportunities at Jacksonville University. Please find your graduate admissions counselor below and schedule a phone or virtual appointment. We're happy to answer any questions you have about the admissions process, financial aid, next steps, and anything else you'd like to know about JU. 

Holly Bouma's headshotHolly Bouma, M.A.

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions  |    +1 904-256-7026

  • Second-Degree Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN)
  • RN-Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN)
  • RN-Master of Science in Nursing (RN-MSN)
  • Practical Nurse

Trevor White's headshotTrevor White, M.B.A.

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions  |    +1 904-256-7862

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech-Language Pathology
  • Pathways to Speech-Language Pathology
  • Communication Sciences & Disorders (pre-requisite courses)

Joel Walker's headshotJoel Walker, M.A.

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions  |    +1 904-256-7428

  • Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI)
  • Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS)
  • Master of Science in Respiratory Care (MSRC)
  • Master of Science in Healthcare Quality and Safety (HQS)
  • Healthcare Quality and Safety (HQS) Post-Graduate Certificate
  • Master of Science and Master of Arts in Marine Science
  • Master in Public Policy (MPP)
  • Executive Master in Public Policy (EMPP)
  • Dual Master in Public Policy / Marine Science
  • Master of Science in Instructional Leadership, Training and Development (ILTD)
  • Instructional Design (ID) Certificate

Ben Southern's headshot Ben Southern, M.B.A.

Associate Director of Graduate Admissions  |    +1 904-256-7293

  • Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA)
  • Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Science in Applied Business Analytics (MSABA)
  • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL)
  • Master of Science in Aviation Leadership
  • Dual Degree Programs
  • Master of Science in Dentistry
  • Comprehensive Oral Implantology Certificate Program
  • Certificate in Orthodontics


placeholderMissy Davenport

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions  |    +1 904-256-7169

  •  Juris Doctor program


Asia ShabazzAsia Shabazz

Assistant Director of Graduate Professional Studies  |    +1 904-256-7472

  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) (Online, Cohort & Nurse Practitioner Programs)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN-DNP)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • Nursing Post-Graduate Certificates
  • MSN-MBA Dual Degree


Kyrstin Switanek's headshot Kyrstin Creswell Switanek

Admissions Counselor  |    +1 904-256-7002

  • Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Choreography
  • Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Visual Arts


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(904) 256-8000