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NLN CNEA Fall 2017 Accreditation Cycle

The following programs have scheduled Fall 2017 on-site program evaluation visits:

Chamberlain College of Nursing
September 25-27, 2017
Initial Accreditation: Doctor of Nursing Practice program

Ivy Tech Community College
September 25-28, 2017
Initial Accreditation: Practical Nursing program and Associate of Science in Nursing program

University of Arkansas at Monticello
October 9-11, 2017
Initial Accreditation: Associate of Applied Science in Nursing program and Bachelor of Science in Nursing program

Salem International University
October 16-18, 2017
Initial Accreditation: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) program

Santa Clarita Community College District (College of the Canyons)
October 25-27, 2017
Initial Accreditation: Associate Degree Registered Nursing program

The public is invited to submit third-party comments on any of the above listed programs. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA, attention Andrea Browning, Manager of Accreditation Services, 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

Programs hosting an on-site program evaluation visit in Fall 2017 will be reviewed by the NLN CNEA Program Review Committee on January 10-11, 2018 and the NLN CNEA Board of Commissioners on February 16-17, 2018.

Pre-Accreditation Candidacy Application Deadlines

NLN CNEA has announced upcoming dates for submission of pre-accreditation candidacy applications to be considered by the next NLN CNEA Board of Commissioners meeting.

Pre-accreditation candidacy applications submitted by April 10, 2017 will be considered at the June 22-23, 2017 Board of Commissioners meeting.

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 2018 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.