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)

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

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

  • 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

Antonio Starke's headshotAntonio Starke, M.A.

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions  |    +1 904-256-7472

  • Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC)
  • Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP)
  • Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
  • Pathways to Speech-Language Pathology (Pre-Requisite Program)
  • Communication Sciences & Disorders (Pre-Requisites)



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

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

  • Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA)
  • Executive Master of Business Administration in Leadership Development (EMBA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Science in Applied Business Analytics (MSABA)
  • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL)
  • Dual Degree Programs
  • Master of Science in Dentistry
  • Certificate in Orthodontics
  • Non-Degree Certificates (Editing, Social Media)



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 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



Kyrstin Switanek's headshot Kyrstin Creswell Switanek

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions  |    +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