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Keigwin School of Nursing

The Keigwin School of Nursing mission, philosophy and program outcomes are congruent with those of Jacksonville University and consistent with the professional nursing standards and guidelines for the preparation of nursing professionals.

The Jacksonville University Keigwin School of Nursing values diverse student backgrounds and experiences and emphasizes the importance of a liberal arts foundation, scholarly inquiry, engaged learning opportunities and clinical application in the professional socialization and development of nursing students.


 Request for Third Party Comments

In accordance with our application for reaccreditation, Jacksonville University’s Keigwin School of Nursing will be hosting an on-site evaluation November 7 through November 9, 2018.  A team from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)—a nationally recognized accrediting agency for baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs—will review our MSN, DNP, and post-graduate APRN certificates (Family NP, Psych-Mental Health NP, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP).  Program constituents (faculty, students, alumni) and other interested parties (employers, community partners, general public) are cordially invited to submit written third-party comments to CCNE by October 17, 2018 (or no later than 21 days prior to the first day of the on-site evaluation). 

Please forward any comments directly to CCNE who will share them only with the team of on-site evaluators:     


mail:  Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education  Attn: Third-Party Comments 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750 Washington, DC  20001

 Your feedback about our programs is always valued and appreciated!


Programs & Degrees




 ‡ These majors are also available as a post-master's certificate for students who have already completed their MSN degree or doctorate and are interested in pursuing additional education in an alternate specialization area.

Mission Statement

Jacksonville University Keigwin School of Nursing is committed to the success of each student as a self-assured, clinically competent, caring professional nurse, who practices in an evolving, complex health care environment, provides leadership to promote health among culturally diverse people and promotes the advancement of nursing knowledge through evidence-based practice and life-long learning.



The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master's degree in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at Jacksonville University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

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