Nursing Program at George Mason University (Mason)

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Nursing Program

The nursing program at George Mason University prepares students for careers in hospitals, convalescent centers, clinics, home care, and physician's offices. The program focuses on knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for the sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Program courses include: administration of medication and treatments, assisting and physician during treatments and examinations, referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance. Get more details below including other Virginia colleges that offer nursing program.

The Nursing program at Mason is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education since 2004.

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Students Enrolled in the Nursing Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. George Mason University has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree198
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate1
Master's Degree48
Doctorate Degree6

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male31
Female222

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Asian40
Black47
Hispanic19
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders2
White120
Multiple Races5
Non Resident Alien5
Unknown14

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Nursing program at George Mason University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Registered Nurses

Description

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Nursing Programs in Virginia

Nursing programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Northern Virginia Community College

Annandale, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 150 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

Stratford University

Fairfax, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 45 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (B)

Marymount University

Arlington, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 150 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (B)
  • Family Practice Nurse (B)
  • Nursing Education (B)
  • Nursing Practice (B)

Chamberlain College of Nursing - Virginia

Arlington, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (B)

Global Health College

Alexandria, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 42 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

Career Training Solutions

Fredericksburg, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 19 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

Germanna Community College

Locust Grove, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 88 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (C,A)

Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 90 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (B)
  • Family Practice Nurse (B)
  • Nursing Midwifery (B)
  • Psychiatric, Mental Health Nurse (B)

Lord Fairfax Community College

Middletown, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 65 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing

Richmond, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (B)

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