School of Nursing

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 B.S.N. Program

The B.S.N. programs 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



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

JMSON Overview Presentation


Administrative Assistant:
Audrey Brown
Office: 204 Ferguson Health Sciences Center
Phone: (828) 689-1600