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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, 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 Spring 2018 Accreditation Cycle

The following programs have scheduled Spring 2018 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.

Central Ohio Technical College
January 24-26, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Associates Degree Registered Nursing program (System Wide)
Third-party comment deadline: January 10, 2018

Peninsula College
February 26-28, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Associates Degree Registered Nursing program
Third-party comment deadline: February 12, 2018

Itasca Community College
March 26-28, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing program
Third-party comment deadline: March 12, 2018

Owensboro Community & Technical College
April 16-18, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Associates Degree Registered Nursing program
Third-party comment deadline: April 2, 2018

Hondros College of Nursing
April 23-26, 2018
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing program (System Wide)
Third-party comment deadline: April 9, 2018


NLN CNEA Fall 2017 Accreditation Cycle

Davis & Elkins College
December 6-8, 2017
Initial Accreditation: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) program
Third-party comment deadline: November 22, 2017