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Pre-Accreditation Candidacy Application Information

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 accreditation@nln.org. Programs must indicate what application deadline they seek to meet, the number of campuses the nursing program is taught at, 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. 

Pre-Accreditation Candidacy Application Deadlines

NLN CNEA has announced upcoming dates for submission of pre-accreditation candidacy applications.

Pre-accreditation candidacy applications submitted by August 14, 2017 will be considered at the October 19-20, 2017 Board of Commissioners meeting.
 

Pre-accreditation candidacy applications submitted by November 13, 2017** will be considered at a February 26-27, 2018 Board of Commissioners meeting.

Pre-accreditation candidacy applications submitted by April 9, 2018 will be considered at the June 14-15, 2018 Board of Commissioners meeting.

Pre-accreditation candidacy applications submitted by August 13, 2018 will be considered at the October  18-19, 2017 Board of Commissioners meeting.

Pre-accreditation candidacy applications submitted by November 12, 2018 will be considered at the February 2019 Board of Commissioners meeting.

** Please note that the deadline for pre-accreditation candidacy applications to be considered at the February 2018 Board of Commissioners meeting has been revised to November 13, 2017.

Pre-Accreditation Candidates - August 14, 2017 Application Deadline

The following programs have submitted an application for pre-accreditation candidacy:

Bates Technical College – Tacoma, WA
Practical/Vocational Nursing

Dakota County Technical College – Rosemount, MN
Practical/Vocational

Jackson College – Jackson, MI
Associate’s Degree

Pine Technical and Community College – Pine City, MN
Practical/Vocational Nursing

Tyler Junior College – Tyler, TX
Associate's Degree

West Shore Community College – Scottville, MI
Practical/Vocational Nursing and Associate's Degree

Wharton County Junior College – Wharton, TX
Associate's Degree

The public is invited to submit third-party comments on programs pursuing pre-accreditation candidacy. Written third-party comments may be submitted directly to NLN CNEA, attention Andrea Browning, Manager of Accreditation Services, 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037  by August 24, 2017.