✓ Real Problems.

Using emerging technologies, students from over 35 different majors work directly with client partners on real problems that resist easy solutions.

✓ Real Skills.

By working with people from different areas of expertise, students gain unprecedented experience, knowledge and skills in teamwork, leadership and meaningful problem solving.

✓ Real Impact.

JMU X-Labs students graduate with critical thinking skills that allow them to contribute immediate value as global citizens, earning 33% higher salaries than their peers .

What is JMU X-Labs?

This is the future of education.

Seán McCarthy Assistant Professor of WRTC

I wish education was more like this. It’s so much more rewarding.

Cassandra Hagstoz Computer Information Systems, Class of 2018

This sort of study better prepares students for the real world and gives prospective employers confidence.

U.S. Special Operations Command Army unit

[The students] were well-prepared and extremely articulate about the problem set, their teamwork, and how they arrived at their solution.

Andrea Limbago Chief Social Scientist at Endgame

Since I took the JMU X-Labs H4D class, companies (IBM, Accenture, Deloitte, Booz Allen Hamilton) are amazed when I tell them I’ve done iterative/scrum-type work for a government client already.

Cassandra Hagstoz Computer Information Systems, Class of 2018

“[JMU] X-Labs is an important part of our current, and future, economic ecosystem. Keep growing, creating and innovating, [JMU] X-Labs!”

Harrisonburg Economic Development Harrisonburg, VA

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