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Nursing Accreditation Information

Nursing Accreditation Information

The University of Providence’s Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing programs are fully accredited through regional and national accrediting boards. The accrediting and approval agencies regulating UP’s nursing degrees are listed below.

View the 2022 – 2025 Strategic Plan for the Division of Nursing to learn more about UP Nursing’s strategic goals, program themes, vision, mission, and more.

Please use the following information to contact these agencies:


2024 CCNE Accreditation Evaluation

The University of Providence’s Masters of Science in Nursing programs are currently undergoing a scheduled accreditation evaluation facilitated by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The evaluation includes an on-site evaluation in October 2024.

Site Visit Dates: Monday, October 28, 2024 – Wednesday, October 30, 2024

In accordance with CCNE’s on-site review process, CCNE provides the opportunity for program constituents, key stakeholders, and the general public to submit, third-party comments concerning the program’s qualifications for accreditation. Third-party comments must be received by CCNE no later than 21 days prior to the first day of the on-site evaluation.

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, October 07, 2024

Comment submissions must relate to the CCNE Standards for Accreditation of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing Programs. All third-party comments submitted to CCNE must:

  • Identify the university and program(s) in question.
  • Signed by the commenter with their full name.
  • Submitted in English

 

All submitted comments are shared only with the CCNE evaluation team appointed to reviewing the University of Providence’s Master of Science in Nursing programs. Comments are NOT shared with the program at any time during the accreditation evaluation process.

To submit a third-party comment to CCNE at thirdpartycomments@ccneaccreditation.org. Comments can also be submitted through mail using the following CCNE postal address:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Attn: Third-Party Comments

655 K Street, NW, Suite 750

Washington, DC 20001

Access the Third-Party Comments for Current Accreditation Reviews page for more information


Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

The University of Providence is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Comments can be directed to the NWCCU staff at the following address:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

8060 165th Avenue NE, Suite 100

Redmond, WA 98052

(425) 558-4224  

www.nwccu.org

 

The NWCCU accredits the following nursing programs.

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN)

Masters of Science in Nursing, Nurse Educator (MSN-NE)

Masters of Science in Nursing, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (MSN-AGNP)


Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

The baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in nursing at the University of Providence are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

https://www.ccneaccreditation.org

Comments can be directed to the CCNE staff at the following address:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

655 K Street, NW, Suite 750

Washington, DC 20001

(202) 887-6791

www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE

 

The CCNE accredits the following nursing programs.

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN)

Masters of Science in Nursing, Nurse Educator (MSN-NE)

Masters of Science in Nursing, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (MSN-AGNP)


Montana Board of Nursing

The University of Providence is accredited by the Montana Board of Nursing

Comments can be directed to the Montana Board of Nursing staff at the following address:

Montana Board of Nursing

PO Box 200513

Helena, MT 59620-0513

(406) 841-2380

https://boards.bsd.dli.mt.gov/nursing/

 

The Montana Board of Nursing accredits the following nursing programs.

Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Masters of Science in Nursing, Nurse Educator (MSN-NE)

Masters of Science in Nursing, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (MSN-AGNP)

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