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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 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.

NLN CNEA April 2019 Pre-Accreditation Cycle

The following programs have applied for Pre-Accreditation during the April 2019 Cycle and will be considered by the NLN CNEA Board of Commissioners at its June 13-14, 2019 meeting.  The public is invited to submit third-party comments on any of the programs listed below by April 26, 2019. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Lusetha Rolle, Manager, 2600 Virginia Avenue, 8th Floor, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

​Kirkwood Community College - Cedar Rapids, IA
Associate Degree in Nursing

Health & Technology Training Institute - Philadelphia, PA
Practical Nursing

Standard Healthcare Services College of Nursing - Falls Church, VA
Practical Nursing

Standard Healthcare Services College of Nursing - Falls Church, VA
Associate Degree in Nursing (LPN-to-RN)

Wilkes Community College - Wilkesboro, NC
Associate Degree in Nursing

NLN CNEA Spring 2019 Accreditation Cycle

The following programs have scheduled Spring 2019 on-site program evaluation visits. The public is invited to submit third-party comments on any of the programs listed below. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Lusetha Rolle, 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

Beckfield College

January 16-18, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: January 2, 2019

Beckfield College
January 16-18, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate in Applied Science in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: January 2, 2019

Minnesota State Community and Technical College
February 13-15, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: January 30, 2019

Minnesota State Community and Technical College
February 13-15, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: January 30, 2019

St. Cloud Technical and Community College
March 4-6, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: February 18, 2019

Montcalm Community College
March 11-13, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: February 26, 2019

Mesabi Range College
March 25-27, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: March 11, 2019

Forsyth Tech Community College
March 27-29, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: March 13, 2019

Forsyth Tech Community College
March 27-29, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: March 13, 2019

Union County College
April 2-4, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: March 19, 2019

Mid Michigan College
April 8-10, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: March 25, 2019

Bates Technical College
April 9-11, 2019
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: March 25, 2019

Dakota County Technical College
April 15-17, 2019  
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: April 1, 2019


NLN CNEA Fall 2018 Accreditation Cycle

Andrew College
September 17-19, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: September 3, 2018

Northland Community and Technical College
September 17-19, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: September 3, 2018

Centra College
September 24-26, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: September 10, 2018

Centra College
September 24-26, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: September 10, 2018

Centra College
September 24-26, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-to-BSN; via distance education)
Third-party comment deadline: September 10, 2018

Central Lakes College
October 3-5, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: September 19, 2018

Central Lakes College
October 3-5, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: September 19, 2018

Carroll College
October 15-17, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: October 1, 2018

Northeast Iowa Community College
October 17-19, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: October 3, 2018

Northeast Iowa Community College
October 17-19, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: October 3, 2018

City College at Montana State University Billings
October 22-24, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: October 8, 2018

Bellevue College
October 24-26, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: October 10, 2018

Pine Technical and Community College
October 24-26, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: October 10, 2018

Pine Technical and Community College
October 24-26, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: October 10, 2018

Western Oklahoma State College
October 29-31, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: October 15, 2018

Alexandria Technical and Community College
November 5-7, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: October 22, 2018

Alexandria Technical and Community College
November 5-7, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree in Nursing
Third-party comment deadline: October 22, 2018 


NLN CNEA November 2018 Pre-Accreditation Cycle

The following programs have applied for Pre-Accreditation during the November 2018 Cycle and will be considered by the NLN CNEA Board of Commissioners at its February 21-22, 2019 meeting.  The public is invited to submit third-party comments on any of the programs listed below by November 26, 2018. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Lusetha Rolle, 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

Geneva College – Beaver Falls, PA
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-to-BSN)

Northwest Missouri State College - Maryville, MO
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-to-BSN; delivered via distance education)

North Central Missouri College - Trenton, MO
Associate Degree in Nursing  (LPN-to-RN; delivered via distance education)

Pima Medical Institute - Tucson, AZ
Practical Nursing 

Pima Medical Institute - Tucson, AZ
Associate Degree in Nursing

Salem University – Salem, WV 
Master of Science in Nursing (delivered via distance education)