Back to Top
  • COVID-19 Update: Campus open to public Monday through Friday, 9AM-12PM and 2PM-5PM.


    As of July 6, campus services are available in person and in remote format. Visitors must follow the signs to health screening upon arrival.


Image result for acen accreditation

The Baccalaureate, RN to BSN and Masters of Science in Nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and/or ACEN.

The Doctor of Nursing Practice is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

This accreditation indicates that the nursing programs within the School of Nursing have clear and appropriate educational objectives and that the School is working to achieve these objectives.


The ACEN accreditation ensures that the School of Nursing meets the following criteria:

  • Heightened awareness and responsiveness by faculty members and administrators to areas needing improvement
  • Support in student recruitment efforts
  • Provision of useful information for career and education decision making
  • Ability for students to apply to graduate programs that require accreditation
  • Assistance to employers seeking graduates who are competent practitioners
  • Professional development opportunities and validation for faculty
  • Facilitation in the transfer of credit using the following considerations:
    • the educational quality of the institution from which the student transfers
    • the comparability of the nature, content, and level of credit earned from the programs offered by the receiving college or program
    • the applicability of the credit earned from the programs offered by the receiving college in light of the student’s educational goals

ACEN Address

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404-975-5000

    Program Outcomes

    Eighty percent of graduates will:

    • Complete the program within one and one half times the length of the program.
    • Express satisfaction with the program.
    • Pass national licensure exam the first time.
    • Be employed in role related professional practice within six months to one year.

    Eighty percent of employers will express satisfaction with graduates' job performance.



    At the completion of the program, graduate will be able to:

    • Demonstrate caring through advocacy for patients by providing compassionate care based on respect for patient's preferences, values, and needs.
    • Collaborate effectively within health care team, to achieve safe, quality patient care in a variety of health care settings.
    • Use nursing judgment based on best current evidence to ensure optimal outcomes for patients and families.
    • Demonstrate professional identity, integrity, and leadership as the coordinator of patient care.


    At the completion of the program, graduate will be able to:

    • Integrate evidence-based practice, ethical decision making and technology into advanced nursing practice.
    • Utilize interprofessional collaboration to provide safe, quality patient-centered care.
    • Lead quality improvement initiatives that affect delivery of advanced nursing practice and health care services.
Shot of three students in online, in person, and hybrid learning formats.

Get Ready for Fall 2020

Cross-campus plans have been developed that allow for in-person, hybrid, and online class experiences that will help you to tailor your schedule in a flexible way that meets your personal needs.

Back to Top