James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA

James Madison University

800 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
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James Madison University Review

A Excellent
4.375 Based on 8 Reviews
Career Preparation
A-
Students and Culture
A
Facilities
A
Activities and Groups
A

Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at James Madison University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

1646 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
 
 
10
 
 
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
 
6
 
 
 
Art/Art Studies, General
 
101
3
 
 
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
 
 
 
2
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
21
 
 
Education, General
 
 
257
 
 
Education, Other
 
 
 
10
 
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
 
 
 
1
 
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
 
 
 
16
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
 
3
 
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
 
3
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
60
4
 
 
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
 
58
 
 
 
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
 
113
16
 
 
Health Teacher Education
 
 
0
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
237
 
 
 
Mathematics Teacher Education
 
 
1
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
 
45
 
 
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
415
12
 
 
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
 
74
36
 
3
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
 
127
12
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1464 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
 
32
 
 
 
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other
 
 
 
 
5
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
 
467
 
 
 
History, General
 
56
6
 
 
International Relations and Affairs
 
202
 
 
 
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
 
 
 
 
4
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
 
24
 
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
93
16
 
 
Psychology, General
 
228
12
 
4
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology
 
 
 
 
2
Public Administration
 
65
12
0
 
School Psychology
 
 
9
 
 
Science, Technology and Society
 
97
17
 
 
Social Work
 
74
 
 
 
Sociology
 
39
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

829 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
105
63
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
146
54
 
 
Business/Managerial Economics
 
13
 
 
 
Economics, General
 
77
 
 
 
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
 
14
 
 
 
Finance, General
 
157
 
 
 
International Business/Trade/Commerce
 
32
 
 
 
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
 
168
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

494 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
173
11
 
 
Biotechnology
 
29
 
 
 
Chemistry, General
 
28
 
 
 
Geography
 
70
 
 
 
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
40
 
 
 
Mathematics, General
 
78
 
 
 
Physics, General
 
14
 
 
 
Systems Science and Theory
 
51
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

491 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
56
 
 
Athletic Training/Trainer
 
19
 
 
 
Audiology/Audiologist
 
 
 
 
10
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
 
27
 
 
 
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
 
91
 
 
 
Nursing Practice
 
 
 
 
8
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
 
 
22
 
 
Physician Assistant
 
 
30
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
228
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

241 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
 
 
 
2
 
Computer and Information Sciences, General
 
86
2
 
 
Information Science/Studies
 
151
 
 
 

179 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
61
 
 
 
Music Pedagogy
 
 
 
 
6
Music Performance, General
 
54
8
 
 
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
 
41
9
 
 

120 Hospitality Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
 
120
 
 
 

91 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biotechnology
 
29
 
 
 
Engineering, General
 
62
 
 
 

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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at James Madison University.

Program
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
 
 
 
 
Computer and Information Sciences, General
 
 
 
 
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
 
 
 
 
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
 
 
 
 
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
 
 
 
Mathematics Teacher Education
 
 
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
 
 
 
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
 
 
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized Institution Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
  • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Counseling and Student Development Center - Varner House)
  • Professional/Scientific Psychology (PSPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

A- Excellent
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

4.125 Based on 8 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Biology, Class of 2014

    The school simply provided a degree and some biology knowledge relevant to my career.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BA - Commications Studies/Public Relations, Class of 2008

    Career center, alumni visits, huge alumni network

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS, Class of 1997

    Meet and greet, networking opportunities

    4 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

4.375 Based on 8 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Psychology, Class of 2007

    Fun, happy, friendly, altruistic, outgoing

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Biology, Class of 2014

    The students were active, and the culture also felt very energetic.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelor of Business Administration, Class of 1995

    Difficult to describe after 20 years

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    finance, Class of 2000

    all over the road, from athletics to greek to commuter was there. all kinds.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BA - Commications Studies/Public Relations, Class of 2008

    JMU is wonderful, diverse mid-size state school with a great reputation & where anyone can fit in.

    5 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

4.625 Based on 8 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Biology, Class of 2014

    I loved the dining areas and the computer labs in the libraries.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BA - Commications Studies/Public Relations, Class of 2008

    All what I would expect from a major state-funded university.

    5 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

4.375 Based on 8 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Psychology, Class of 2007

    I'm sure it's different now

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Biology, Class of 2014

    I couldn't say, but there were dozens and dozens of organizations to choose from.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Bachelor of Business Administration, Class of 1995

    Lots of various activities for persons from all walks of life

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BA - Commications Studies/Public Relations, Class of 2008

    So many. JMU has an incredible amount of activities for students to join in & the overall student population is very activity focused. But the most unique in my mind are the Orientation program & the Student Ambassador program.

    5 Rated January 2016
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