Ranked in the top 4% in the nation

Ranked in the top 4% in the nation

The School of Nursing ranked at No. 23 on the U.S. News and World Report undergraduate nursing programs list for 2022, putting the school in the top 4% of 694 ranked programs.
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Research to understand and better treat MS

Research to understand and better treat MS

Ph.D. student Stephanie Buxhoeveden became one of just four nurse practitioners nationwide to earn a grant this year from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, which will help fund her research to understand and better treat multiple sclerosis.
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A streamlined, more affordable pathway to a DNP

A streamlined, more affordable pathway to a DNP

A new offering at VCU will provide students who have earned a bachelor’s in nursing a streamlined, more affordable way to earn a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree, the highest clinical nursing degree. Application opens Sept. 1 for enrollment in our B.S. to DNP program for fall 2022.
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Resolve during uncertainty - Celebrating our newest graduates

Resolve during uncertainty - Celebrating our newest graduates

The School of Nursing recognized 201 new graduates at the Spring 2021 Commencement Ceremony held May 14 at the Siegel Center. This was the first in-person graduation since the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New scholarships for master

New scholarships for master's students

Nicolas Santalucia is following his dream to become a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner with support from a new Helene Fuld Health Trust grant aimed at providing scholarships for nursing master’s students.
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Volunteering to give COVID-19 vaccine shots

Volunteering to give COVID-19 vaccine shots

Nursing students are among the hundreds of VCU students who are answering the call for volunteers to administer COVID-19 vaccine shots. Pictured is nursing student Jennifer Bucknam vaccinating a community member.
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Nurturing future nurse leaders and scientists

Nurturing future nurse leaders and scientists

Eleven stellar students were selected for this year's cohort of the Undergraduate Fellows Program, a highly competitive program that offers a developmental learning experience and full in-state tuition assistance.
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Former combat medic prepares to graduate and become a nurse

Former combat medic prepares to graduate and become a nurse

Sgt. Henneh Adjei is preparing to graduate with an Accelerated B.S. in Nursing in December and hopes to work in a U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs hospital to help his fellow veterans.
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Social distancing and safety measures for our return to campus

Social distancing and safety measures for our return to campus

Dean Jean Giddens shares a message on the school's preparations to ensure a safe environment for students' return to campus. Learn how social distancing and safety measures have been implemented in classrooms, clinical spaces and more.
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Enhanced master

Enhanced master's curriculum reduces number of credit hours

VCU School of Nursing's master's program received approval for a reduction in the number of credit hours for each of its four concentrations, as well as a name change for one concentration, to make it more streamlined and efficient. Changes are effective fall 2020.
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Earn your bachelor's, master's, DNP or Ph.D. at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, ranked one of the nation's top graduate nursing schools by U.S. News and World Report. We shape the future of nursing through the power of education, discovery and collaboration.

Earn your bachelor's, master's, DNP or Ph.D. at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, ranked one of the nation's top graduate nursing schools by U.S. News and World Report. We shape the future of nursing through the power of education, discovery and collaboration.

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