Pharmacy Degrees

Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy

The Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy was created in 1995 to respond to the growing need for pharmacists in the health-care system. In so doing, Shenandoah University responded to an unmet need for additional pharmacists, but it did so in a unique way. Combining new ideas in pharmacy education with the use of information technology, it created a new educational model that is even more relevant today.

The four-year Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum is student-centered, competency-based and technology delivered. All curricular materials are developed as Web-based documents making complete sets of notes, lecture outlines, slides, and simulations available to students prior to each class session. Even though the curriculum is delivered through various technologies, our student-to-faculty ratio (10 to 1) offers students the opportunity to receive individualized attention. Each student is assigned to a faculty advisor who works closely with the student across the entire four years of the curriculum. The Dunn School of Pharmacy faculty is committed to providing a positive learning environment where students can grow both professionally and personally.

Admissions Special Requirements

Shenandoah University uses PharmCAS, a centralized application service for schools and colleges of pharmacy, to process all applications for the PharmD program. This process can only be completed by using the Internet site for PharmCAS . We do not accept “paper” applications (except for current Shenandoah University pre-admit pharmacy students). Using this service will allow…Read More

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Nursing Degrees

Shenandoah Nurse Baby Exam

Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing

We’re excited you’re interested in one of our graduate nursing programs! Shenandoah Reviews applications on a rolling basis, which means we will begin evaluating your application once all your documentation has been submitted. Students submitting completed applications before our priority deadlines will be considered first. All applications received after these dates will be considered based on space available.

Before you apply, please review the requirements for your specific program. In addition to program-specific admissions requirements, please review the following information. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at 540-665-4581.

All students admitted to nursing programs are required to complete the following prior to the start of classes:

  • Submit evidence of specific immunizations as required by the Wilkins Wellness Center.
  • Submit proof of TDAP (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis).
  • Submit proof of PPD (Tuberculosis) which is to be renewed annually.
  • Submit Proof of Health Insurance.
  • Submit evidence of generally good physically and mental health.
  • Complete a criminal background check through OneSource.
  • Students should expect to submit to random drug testing required by clinical practice sites.
  • Submit evidence of current Health Care Provider CPR certification from the American Heart Association.

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Health Professions Degrees


Maximize your healthcare potential 

The school includes four divisions: athletic training, occupational therapy, physical therapy and physician assistant studies.

The School of Health Professions relies on the deep experiences of a future-focused faculty and hands-on experiences in clinical rotations. The school partners with a collaborative and close ally, the Winchester Medical Center. Recognized as one of America's "Top 100 Hospitals," the front-edge medical campus has major clinical specialties in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency services, neurosciences, obstetrics/women's services, orthopedic surgery, psychiatric services and rehabilitation services. Students participate in exciting, hands-on clinical rotations throughout the region and the nation, as an important component of many of the graduate programs offered at Shenandoah University. Students also participate in academic research that contributes to the bodies of knowledge within their fields of study.

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Music Degrees

Shenandoah Conservatory 

Shenandoah Conservatory’s focus on professional arts training began 135 years ago as Virginia’s first flagship school of music. Since then, we’ve grown into an institution of international significance. What continues to make us unique? We are an arts school known for distinguished faculty who are as passionate about providing a supportive learning environment as they are committed to rigorous training focused on artistic and academic excellence.

A Shenandoah Conservatory graduate education will elevate your artistry and provide you with a rigorous learning experience. The training you receive prepares you for a satisfying and meaningful professional career as a performing artist, composer, conductor, music educator, arts manager, music therapist or church musician.



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Business Degrees

Harry F. Byrd, Jr., School of Business

An MBA from the Byrd School of Business prepares you for leadership roles in business and other organizations and gives you the knowledge you need to get ahead in your career. There’s no better time to earn your MBA than right now. Today’s competitive global business environment demands the skills of principled leaders who can work individually and in teams and apply problem-solving skills to today’s market needs.

You would like to get an MBA but don’t have the time? MBA Essentials Certificate is designed for you in mind. MBA Essentials is a first step toward the full MBA. Essentials students take their courses with MBA students and admission criterias are the same. p>

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Arts & Sciences | Education & Leadership Degrees

School of Education & Human Development

Shenandoah University's School of Education & Human Development prepares practitioner-leaders by offering programs of study that conform to the following principles: practicing in a spirit of collaboration; thoughtful examination of the foundations, current contexts and future possibilities of the fields of study; encouraging proactive, problem-centered philosophies of educational and professional practice; producing graduates who will be knowledge-driven, competent decision-makers whose thinking is informed by reflective practice; and preparing caring, capable and reflective teachers, administrators, human services and public sectors practitioners. Our master's and doctoral programs are unique in their emphasis on the application of theory to real-world problems and lived experiences.

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