James Madison University
PHOTO: Jon Thompson

Dr. Jon Thompson

Professor / Program Director,
Health Services Administration

  • Office: HBS 2006
  • Phone: 540-568-3472
  • Email: thompsjm@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4301
    235 Martin Luther King Jr Way
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807


  • Ph.D., Health Services Organization and Research, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • M.S.P., Urban and Regional Planning, Florida State University
  • B.A., Sociology, Florida State University

Teaching Area

  • Health Administration
  • Hospital Administration
  • Managed Care
  • Health Care Marketing
  • Health Administration Internship


  • Financial performance of hospitals
  • Healthcare management competencies
  • Employee engagement and human resources issues
  • Leadership development programs


  • Working out
  • Hiking
  • Reading




  • How to declare a Health Sciences Major
  • Health Sciences has BLACKOUT dates of September 15th and February 15th. You must be declared by September 15th to add HTH courses in the following Spring semester and by February 15th for the following Fall semester. There are NO exceptions.
  • JMU Summer Hours
    Monday – Thursday
    8:00 – 5:00
    Friday 8:00 – Noon
  • August 28
    First Day of Classes

Welcome from Health Sciences

PHOTO: Herb AmatoHealth is one of the most important disciplines in today’s world. Given the current and future global demand for well trained and passionate health professionals, now is an ideal time to study in our department. We urge you to learn about our programs to see where your future ambitions fit. More >