University of Jamestown offers a bachelor of science degree in nursing, a program that incorporates all the requirements for a nursing major plus liberal arts courses which provide a broad foundation for critical thinking.
Why University of Jamestown?
As a student nurse at University of Jamestown, you will learn and develop professional level skills in the art and science of nursing.Nursing Factsheet
As a freshman, you may have the opportunity to be admitted to the nursing program and thus be assured you will automatically admitted to the nursing program as a sophomore. Certain criteria must be met in order to be eligible for this program.
Find out more – and apply!
Certain criteria must be met in order to be eligible for this program as a sophomore.
Find out more – and apply!
Diverse Clinical Settings
Our students have the opportunity to fulfill their clinicals in a variety of facilities within our community. Sample facilities are:
The University of Jamestown nursing graduates work in all specialty areas such as critical care, pediatrics, geriatrics, and many others. The work placement rate for the University of Jamestown nursing graduates is 100 percent. Our graduates are working as registered nurses throughout the United States. Many top-notch healthcare facilities, including Mayo Clinic, actively recruit our graduates.
International Travel Opportunity
For one of your senior clinical experiences, you may choose to travel to Chogoria, Kenya. You will have the opportunity to work in a remote hospital deep in the jungle at the base of Mount Kenya and travel to remote villages to deliver nursing care and medications. You will visit schools and orphanages and, of course, you will enjoy a safari on the Masaai Mara! Another senior leadership opportunity involves working in a hospital in Nha Trang, Vietnam and Taipei, Taiwan. These hospitals are very modern and the students will experience the best of both western and eastern medicine.
Our Academic Catalogs provide information on policies and procedures, the admissions process, programs of study, and degree requirements.
As course offerings can change from semester to semester, working with the Registrar’s office will ensure that your courses are kept on schedule so that you can graduate in four years.
Certifications/Degrees: BA, University of Jamestown; MS, South Dakota State University, PhD, University of North Dakota
Teaches: Child/Adult Mental Health, Nursing Research, Healthcare & Culture in Kenya (Special Topic), Healthcare and Culture in Malawi (Special topic)
More information about the chair.
Certifications/Degrees: BSN, University of Wyoming; MS in Nursing Education at Minnesota State University Moorhead
Teaches: Child/Adult Health II, Nutrition, Childbearing Family
Certifications/Degrees: BSN, Minot State University; MS, Minnesota State University Moorhead; Certified Nurse Educator
Teaches: Child/Adult Health I and Nursing Foundations
Periodically, departments do employ adjunct faculty when full-time faculty do not have time within their schedules to teach all courses which the university wishes to be taught. Additionally, sometimes there is a community member or member of the staff at the University of Jamestown that holds a skill or has had education which makes it possible to teach a course which cannot otherwise be taught by regular full-time faculty. This list does change semester-to-semester.
Certifications/Degrees: BA, University of Jamestown; MS, University of North Dakota
Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality
Teaches: Nursing Management
Certifications/Degrees: BA, UJ; MS, UP; PhD, U of M; ANCC Certified Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
Teaches: Nutrition, Child/Adult Health II & III, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Pathophysiologic Basis for Pharmacology, Professional Character and Ethics
Certifications/Degrees: BSN, UJ; MS, UND, Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician.
Teaches: Child/Adult Health I
The Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing requires that the Department of Nursing publish the following student achievement data.
UJ Student success rate on the NCLEX licensure exam for the class of 2015 – 86.1%. The National Average for the NCLEX licensure exam 2015-2016 – 84.1%
The student completion rate for class of 2016 was 100%. This means that 100% of the students who graduated did so within 150% of the time of the stated program length which is 6 semesters.
The graduate employment rates are as follows:
- For the class of 2015 – 100% of those graduates who chose to be employed as a nurse were employed within one year of graduation.
- For the class of 2016 – 72% of them were employed as a graduate nurse immediately after graduation.
The nursing student handbook focuses on the nursing students' responsibilities and privileges. It has been prepared to especially facilitate the practical aspects of an education at the University of Jamestown. Helping students fulfill their role as students is part of the University of Jamestown's responsibility.Nursing Student Handbook