The Judge-McRae School of Nursing

Mission Statements

Judge-McRae School of Nursing
Consistent with the Mars Hill University mission statement, the Judge-McRae School of Nursing is grounded in a rigorous study of the liberal arts, prepares professionals for the world of work, and is committed to character development, health care service, and responsible citizenship. The Judge-McRae School of Nursing embraces its rural, western North Carolina mountain identity and its collaborations with the communities, educational colleagues, and health care partners.

Mission of the MHU BSN Program(s)
The BSN Program(s) at Mars Hill University equip students with the knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions to provide innovative health care across the lifespan through the roles of provider of care, designer of care, member of the profession, and member of the interdisciplinary team. Students will experience an education that:

  • Sharpens critical thinking and clinical judgment  
  • Enhances health promotion and cultural sensitivity perspectives  
  • Insists upon effective, interactive, and interdisciplinary communication
  • Engages with the community

Majors:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Traditional, Pre-licensure)
  • Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Accreditation:

The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Mars Hill University (Judge-McRae School of Nursing) is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Contact

Dean:
Dr. Cathy Franklin-Griffin
Office: 211 Ferguson Health Sciences Center
Phone: (828) 689-1606
Email: cfranklingriffin@mhu.edu
Campus Box: 6678

Administrative Assistant to Dean:
Marlene Gile
Office: 204 Ferguson Health Sciences Center
Phone: (828) 689-1600
Email: mgile@mhu.edu
Campus Box: 6678

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