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School of Nursing

We take pride in the academic excellence of our programs, which are grounded in the sciences and liberal arts and built upon the basic competencies from your associate and bachelor degree program.

Welcome to the School of Nursing



As a School of Nursing, our vision is to develop leaders in nursing whose actions, discoveries, and voices lead to strengthening and transforming the healthcare of individuals and communities worldwide.


The mission of the Bluefield University School of Nursing (BU SON) Program represents the mission of Bluefield University as a Christ-centered liberal arts University with the Baptist General Association of Virginia, which reflects the nursing roles of clinical practice, teaching, servant leadership, and research through a collaborative learning environment. Faculty are committed to graduating nursing leaders focused on interprofessional roles to improve healthcare for all populations. By partnering with community leaders, the gap will be bridged between academia and clinical practice. Our graduates are prepared with the breadth and depth of professional nursing knowledge, which reflects a commitment to serve their community with an enhanced focus on healthcare delivery for a diverse and global population.

Education is a journey, and as you continue on this journey within your career trajectory, always remember the time you spend with Bluefield University will open new doors to many professional opportunities. Today more than ever, you are presented with a myriad of exciting possibilities in the field of nursing and healthcare.

We are delighted to provide you with the educational foundation to support your future objectives and your lifelong journey of professional development. We believe nursing must be a force for innovation, learning, and discovery to prepare culturally proficient providers to meet the global community’s complex health care needs. We hope you will join us at Bluefield University.


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree in nursing program, and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Bluefield University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

655 K Street NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001


Undergraduate Programs:

Graduate Programs:


  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Leadership/Education
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Dean – School of Nursing

Dr. Jessica Sharp

Professor of Nursing / Dean of the School of Nursing

[email protected] • 276.326.4472
The Bluefield University School of Nursing is CCNE Accredited.
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