Keigwin School of Nursing
BRCHS 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.
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.
Vision and Core Values
We will set an example for Clinical Excellence, Compassion, and Collaboration in nursing.
We will be Advocates for the communities we serve.
We will be Respectful and Responsible in our operations.
We will pursue Equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
Programs & Degrees
- RN to Master of Science in Nursing
- Master of Science in Nursing
- APRN Tracks
- Clinical Nurse Educator ‡
- Healthcare Quality & Safety ‡
- Informatics ‡
- Leadership in Healthcare Systems ‡
- Dual Degree Programs
- Doctor of Nursing Practice
- Post Graduate Certificates (APRN)
‡ These majors are also available as a post graduate certificate for students who have already completed their MSN degree or doctorate and are interested in pursuing additional education in an alternate specialization area.
Additional scholarships are available to undergraduate students pursuing a degree in the related fields of healthcare or nursing at Jacksonville University.View Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunities
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program, and post-graduate APRN certificate 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.
This is public notice that Jacksonville University’s Keigwin School of Nursing (KSON) will undergo a reaccreditation site visit by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) on November 1-3, 2023. The purpose of the visit is the reaccreditation of the Baccalaureate, Master of Science, Doctor of Nursing Practice and Post Graduate Certificate programs. The Baccalaureate program was last evaluated for accreditation in 2013. The Graduate programs and Post Graduate certificates were last evaluated for accreditation in 2018.
The CCNE reaccreditation process provides an opportunity for interested parties to submit written comments regarding KSON compliance with national standards and qualifications for reaccreditation. These comments must be submitted in writing to CCNE no later than October 10, 2023, which is 21 days before the scheduled onsite evaluation. Only signed comments written in English are accepted. These third-party comments will be shared with the evaluation team prior to their visit. The comments are not shared with the program.
Please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or, if you prefer, mail comments to:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
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