Nursing Department News
Beginning in Fall 2022, elite seniors will have the chance to complete a year of graduate work before finishing their undergraduate degree. Read more.
Program Accreditation and Regulation
The Department of Nursing adheres to the expectations of program accreditation and regulation. Programs are reviewed on a regular schedule (annually and every 5 or 10 years upon accreditation renewal).
Higher Learning Commission
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) serves as the regional accreditor to CSB/SJU. HLC reviewed and approved the graduate programs in nursing on July 16, 2021.
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. The Department of Nursing holds membership in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). The MSN and DNP programs in nursing are undergoing processes for initial accreditation with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education as per their usual schedule.
Minnesota Board of Nursing
The Department of Nursing and its programs are approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing. The most recent approval occurred in 2017 for the baccalaureate and 2021 for the DNP-Family Nurse Practitioner program.