We’re Excited About the Future of Nursing

At Shenandoah, our role is to help you prepare for success in this challenging and satisfying health profession. As a student here, you will have opportunities to share and learn from your fellow students, faculty and practicing nurses, from within the classroom to a range of clinical environments including hospitals, medical practices and pharmacies.

Our programs are challenging, but the rewards of completing your degree and entering this critical profession are many. We are committed to providing an outstanding education to nurses at all levels -- from people entering the profession with a Bachelor's degree in nursing, to advanced practice nurses seeking doctoral-level training. Our programs are dynamic and responsive to the needs of our students and the health care industry. Shenandoah Nursing offers classes in Winchester, Leesburg, and Fairfax. We're excited to share our programs with you.

The Shenandoah Nursing Experience

Bachelor of Science in Nursing


As a freshman or transfer student, you’ll find yourself launching head-first into a rigorous nursing curriculum. With the support of an experienced nursing faculty adviser, you’ll receive academic and professional guidance throughout your nursing education at Shenandoah. You will also have direct access to a full range of student-life activities on and off campus. After you’ve completed your studies, you’ll sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), prepared with the skills and knowledge to apply for entry-level professional nurse positions.

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Nursing Graduate Programs

The curricula for the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs combine important knowledge and skills with a friendly and caring spirit. Students like you share diverse backgrounds and personal and professional experiences with seasoned teaching faculty and clinical preceptors, who contribute to robust classroom discussions and enriching and exciting clinical interactions. Our goal is to prepare and challenge you for that next step in your professional career.

Non-Traditional Education Opportunties

Are you looking for free interprofessional health education opportunities?

Shenandoah University’s Virtual Interprofessional Education (VIPE) Learning Center is for you! The VIPE Learning Center is available to students, faculty members or clinical preceptors. VIPE can be used to access free lectures on interprofessional practice, rural health guidelines, and clinical simulations.


Faculty Make the Difference

There’s a special bond between Shenandoah University students and their professors. You’ll enjoy close relationships with faculty members who will mentor you in and out of the classroom. This remains a hallmark of our nursing education.

Shenandoah’s experienced and practicing faculty take every opportunity to provide you with the academic foundation you’ll need to meet the standards and rising expectations for practice in the nursing profession. They provide an environment where you can be inquisitive, grow and excel.

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Health & Life Sciences Building

As the health care industry moves toward a team model of delivery, universities and colleges must train graduates who are not only well-versed in their specific area of study, but who are also prepared to work as members of a diverse health care team.

Because of this reality, the Health & Life Sciences Building plays an important role in Shenandoah’s ability to give students exactly what they need ­— a place that fosters innovation and collaboration between disciplines.

Northern Virginia Campus - Scholar Plaza

The facility offers programs in Nursing, Respiratory Care, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Education. Facilities include seven classrooms, a 100 seat lecture/activity room, a computer laboratory, a student lounge area, a library study area, 12 staff/faculty offices and three nursing laboratories that contain simulation equipment. The campus also includes a large kitchen and lunch room.


The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master's degree in nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree programs at Shenandoah University are accredited by the following organizations:

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Areas of Study