The McNeese State University College of
Nursing and Health Professions’ baccalaureate nursing degree program has been
granted continuing accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing
Education (CCNE) following an extensive review process that culminated with a
campus site visit last fall by CCNE evaluators, according to Dr. Peggy
Wolfe, dean of the college.
The CCNE - the accrediting body of the
American Association of Colleges of Nursing – officially accredited
McNeese’s baccalaureate nursing program at its spring meeting in April and the accreditation
runs through 2027.
"Accreditation ensures a nursing
program’s curriculum meets strict national standards and assures the public
that the nursing program meets the quality and commitment toward these high
standards,” said Wolfe. "This accreditation highlights our
commitment to quality nursing education.”
explained that during the evaluation process CCNE site visitors examine every
aspect of an institution’s nursing education programs, including mission and
governance, institutional commitment and resources, curriculum and
teaching-learning practices, and assessment and achievement of program outcomes.
accreditation demonstrates that our approach here at McNeese, which combines
technology and competency-based learning with comprehensive clinical experience
offered by a highly qualified faculty, produces nursing graduates who are well
prepared to fulfill their roles in patient care, nurse education and leadership
roles,” explained. Wolfe. "The McNeese College of Nursing and
Health Professions offers a nursing program designed to meet the needs of the health care industry
McNeese’s Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in nursing are accredited
by CCNE. More information about the CCNE is available at www.ccneaccreditation.org.
more information about nursing programs in the McNeese College of Nursing and
Health Professions, call 337-475-5820.