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The Voice of Nursing Education

Application Cycles

Interest in Applying for Pre-accreditation Candidacy

Programs interested in submitting an application for pre-accreditation candidacy must indicate their interest by sending an email to Programs must indicate what application deadline they seek to meet and the program type(s) for which they are seeking pre-accreditation status. CNEA staff will respond with information on how to access the online application. 


NLN CNEA Fall 2017 Accreditation Cycle

The following programs have scheduled Fall 2017 on-site program evaluation visits:

Chamberlain College of Nursing
September 25-27, 2017
Initial Accreditation: Doctor of Nursing Practice program

Ivy Tech Community College
September 25-28, 2017
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing program and Associate of Science in Nursing program

University of Arkansas at Monticello
October 9-11, 2017
Initial Accreditation: Associate of Applied Science in Nursing program and Bachelor of Science in Nursing program

Salem International University
October 16-18, 2017
Initial Accreditation: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) program

Santa Clarita Community College District (College of the Canyons)
October 25-27, 2017
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree Registered Nursing program

The public is invited to submit third-party comments on any of the above listed programs. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Andrea Browning, Manager of Accreditation Services, 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

Programs hosting an on-site program evaluation visit in Fall 2017 will be reviewed by the NLN CNEA Program Review Committee on January 10-11, 2018 and the NLN CNEA Board of Commissioners on February 26-27, 2018.