SNU School of Nursing Earns Accreditation for Ten Years

The Southern Nazarene University School of Nursing learned on May 2 that they are nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education in Washington D.C. for the next ten years.

“Accreditation by a national agency means that we meet the standards of excellence that are required of nursing schools. Ten years is the maximum length of time to be accredited,” Dr. Ann Ferguson, School of Nursing Chair, said.

The School of Nursing was reviewed by the CCNE evaluators last October for three days. The evaluators took their report to the CCNE Review Board who made a recommendation to the Commission.

“We are all so excited! What we’ll do now is set more long term goals such as a graduate program. Our faculty will also be engaged in doctoral studies. This will also allow our graduates to have an easier time getting accepted in graduate schools,” Ferguson said.

The Southern Nazarene University School of Nursing is one of only two schools in Oklahoma that is accredited by the CCNE for ten years.

For more information about the School of Nursing in Bethany, call 405.491.6365 or email jdavis@snu.edu. For information about the School of Nursing in Tulsa, call 918.664.4100.