Purdue University Global School of Nursing programs receive 10-year accreditation approval from CCNE



WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University Global School of Nursing The Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs have received 10-year accreditation approval from the Commission on College Nursing Education (CCNE).

“Through the dedication and hard work of our faculty and staff, Purdue Global has demonstrated its commitment to excellence in nursing education and a culture of continuous improvement in academic quality,” said Melissa Burdi, Vice President of Purdue Global and Dean of the School of Nursing. “I am happy that CCNE has recognized our collective efforts and the commitment we make to our students.

Officially recognized by the US Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency, CCNE is an autonomous accreditation agency, contributing to the improvement of public health. CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, master’s and residency nursing programs. CCNE serves the public interest by evaluating and identifying programs that engage in effective educational practice. As a voluntary self-regulatory process, CCNE accreditation supports and encourages continuous self-assessment by nursing programs and supports the continued growth and improvement of college professional training and nursing residency programs. nurses.

Students with a degree from an accredited program are more competitive in the job market because employers know their education has adhered to national standards.

While the School of Nursing will continue to submit routine reports and updates to CCNE regarding the progress of its academic programs, Purdue Global will not engage in another accreditation site visit for these two. programs before 2030. This is the maximum accreditation approval amount granted to institutions of higher education in nursing.

The master’s degree in nursing and postgraduate sciences RNs in advanced practice Purdue Global’s certificate programs are also accredited by CCNE.

About Purdue University Global

Purdue University Global provides personalized online education tailored to the unique needs of adults who have work or life experience beyond the classroom, enabling them to develop essential academic and professional skills with the support and flexibility that they need to achieve their career goals. It offers personalized pathways for students to earn an associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree, depending on their work experience, desired pace, military service, previous college credits, and other considerations, no matter where they are in their life journey. Purdue Global serves 34,000 students (as of April 2021), most of whom graduate online. Purdue Global is a Higher Learning Commission accredited, public, nonprofit university. It is affiliated with the flagship institution of Purdue University, a leading public research university located in West Lafayette, Indiana. Purdue University also operates regional campuses in Fort Wayne and northwest Indiana, as well as science, engineering, and technology students at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus. For more information visit purdueglobal.edu.

Editor / Media contact: Tom Schott, 765-427-1721, [email protected]

Source: Melissa Burdi


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