On July 10-11, 2014, the ACEN Board of Commissioners met to review nursing programs applying for continuing and initial accreditation that were visited in the Spring 2014 Accreditation Cycle and Follow-Up Reports. The following lists the accreditation decisions from that meeting.

Accredited nursing programs are afforded the opportunity to forward comments regarding the Commission decision to the ACEN by *August 31, 2014.

Programs Reviewed for Initial Accreditation
Programs Reviewed for Continuing Accreditation
Commission Actions Based on Programs Submitting a Follow-Up Report

* unless otherwise specified in the public disclosure

Programs Reviewed for Initial Accreditation

Governing Organization

State

Program Type

Next Review

AmeriTech College Utah Baccalaureate Deny Initial Accreditation pending appeal filed August 2014
Brookline College – Albuquerque New Mexico Baccalaureate Spring 2019
Chipola College Florida Baccalaureate Spring 2019
Chipola College Florida Associate Spring 2019
Dalton State College Georgia Baccalaureate Spring 2019
Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science Ohio Baccalaureate Spring 2019
King Abdulaziz University Saudi Arabia Baccalaureate Spring 2019
Nightingale College Utah Associate Spring 2019
North Shore Community College Massachusetts Practical Spring 2019
Southern Adventist University Tennessee Clinical Doctorate Spring 2019
SUNY Canton New York Baccalaureate Spring 2019
University of New Mexico – Gallup New Mexico Associate Spring 2019
Wingate University North Carolina Baccalaureate Spring 2019

(Accreditation Manual, Policies, p.8)
POLICY #4: Types of Commission Actions on Applications for Accreditation

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Programs Reviewed for Continuing Accreditation

Governing Organization

State

Program Type

Next Review

Alvin Community College Texas Associate Spring 2022
Assabet Valley Regional Technical School Massachusetts Practical Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2016
Bainbridge State College Georgia Associate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Barton County Community College Kansas Associate Fall 2016 with Warning
Bluegrass Community & Technical College Kentucky Associate Spring 2022
Bryant & Stratton College – Milwaukee West Wisconsin Associate Fall 2016 with Warning
Carl Sandburg College Illinois Associate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Carl Sandburg College Illinois Practical Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2016
Central Community College Nebraska Associate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
College of Saint Elizabeth New Jersey Master’s/PMC Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
College of Saint Elizabeth New Jersey Baccalaureate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Crawford County Career and Technical Center Pennsylvania Practical Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2016
Cuyahoga Community College Ohio Associate Spring 2022
Davis & Elkins College West Virginia Associate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Delaware County Intermediate Unit #25 Pennsylvania Practical Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2016
East Central University Oklahoma Baccalaureate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
ECPI University – Virginia Beach Virginia Baccalaureate Spring 2022
Fortis College – Centerville Ohio Associate Spring 2022
Francis Tuttle Technology Center Oklahoma Practical Spring 2022
Golden West College California Associate Spring 2022
Indian River State College Florida Baccalaureate Spring 2022
Indian River State College Florida Associate Spring 2022
Indiana State University Indiana Baccalaureate Spring 2022
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Associate Spring 2022
Long Beach City College California Associate Spring 2022
Los Angeles Valley College California Associate Fall 2016 with Warning
Mansfield University Pennsylvania Baccalaureate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Marywood University Pennsylvania Baccalaureate Spring 2022
Mercyhurst University Pennsylvania Associate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Metropolitan Community College Nebraska Associate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Metropolitan Community College – Penn Valley Missouri Associate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Midway College Kentucky Associate Spring 2022
Minot State University North Dakota Baccalaureate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Mississippi Associate Spring 2022
Morgan Community College Colorado Associate Spring 2022
Mount Wachusett Community College Massachusetts Associate Fall 2016 with Warning
Mount Wachusett Community College Massachusetts Practical Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2016
National American University – Kansas City/Zona Rosa Missouri Associate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University North Carolina Baccalaureate Continuing Accreditation with Warning; deferral of the Spring 2014 Cycle accreditation decision pending the outcome of the review to be conducted by the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina System
Northeast State Community College Tennessee Associate Spring 2022
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Oklahoma Associate Fall 2016 with Warning
Northern Oklahoma College Oklahoma Associate Spring 2022
Notre Dame of Maryland University Maryland Master’s Spring 2022
Oklahoma City Community College Oklahoma Associate Spring 2022
Piedmont Technical College South Carolina Associate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Pitt Community College North Carolina Associate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Provo College Utah Associate Deny Continuing Accreditation
San Joaquin Delta College California Associate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Rogers State University Oklahoma Baccalaureate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Ryder Memorial Hospital, Inc. Puerto Rico Practical Spring 2016 with Warning
Salem Community College New Jersey Associate Fall 2016 with Warning
Snead State Community College Alabama Associate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Southeast Arkansas College Arkansas Associate Spring 2022
Springfield Technical Community College Massachusetts Associate Spring 2022
Stevens-Henager College Utah Associate Deny Continuing Accreditation, Fall 2012 decision of Continuing Accreditation with Warning is continued pending appeal filed August 2014.
Texarkana College Texas Associate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Tri-County Technical College South Carolina Practical Spring 2022
Trocaire College New York Associate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
University of Tennessee at Martin Tennessee Baccalaureate Spring 2022
York County School of Technology Pennsylvania Practical Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Spring 2016
Youngstown State University Ohio Master’s/PMC Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016
Youngstown State University Ohio Baccalaureate Spring 2022 with Conditions
Follow-Up Report – Fall 2016

(Accreditation Manual, Policies, p.8)
POLICY #4: Types of Commission Actions on Applications for Accreditation
Accreditation with Conditions or Warning Status

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Commission Actions Based on Programs Submitting a Follow-Up Report

Governing Organization

State

Program Type

Commission Action

Next Review

Alderson Broaddus University

West Virginia

Baccalaureate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Baptist Health Schools Little Rock

Arkansas

Practical

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Spring 2020

Blackhawk Technical College

Wisconsin

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Brookdale Community College

New Jersey

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Calhoun Community College

Alabama

Practical

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Spring 2020

Clark State Community College

Ohio

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Colegio Universitario de San Juan

Puerto Rico

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Delaware State University

Delaware

Baccalaureate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Delta College

Michigan

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Essex County College

New Jersey

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Gateway Technical College

Wisconsin

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Great Basin College

Nevada

Baccalaureate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Great Basin College

Nevada

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Heartland Community College

Illinois

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Horry-Georgetown Technical College

South Carolina

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Indiana State University

Indiana

Master’s/PMC

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

JFK Health System, Inc.

New Jersey

Diploma

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Keiser University – Jacksonville

Florida

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Keiser University – West Palm Beach

Florida

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Lakeshore Technical College

Wisconsin

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Madison Area Technical College

Wisconsin

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Northampton Community College

Pennsylvania

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Northwest College

Wyoming

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Riverside Health System

Virginia

Diploma

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Rockford University

Illinois

Baccalaureate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Savannah Technical College

Georgia

Practical

Deny Continuing Accreditation

South Plains College

Texas

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma

Baccalaureate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

SUNY College of Technology at Delhi

New York

Associate

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Tennessee Board of Regents

Tennessee

Master’s/PMC

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2019

Tulsa Technology Center

Oklahoma

Practical

Deny Continuing Accreditation

Walla Walla University

Washington

Baccalaureate

Deny Continuing Accreditation

Fall 2011 decision of Continuing Accreditation with Conditions is continued pending appeal filed August 2014.
Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center

Pennsylvania

Practical

Affirm Continuing Accreditation

Spring 2020

(Accreditation Manual, Policies, p.8)
POLICY #4: Types of Commission Actions on Applications for Accreditation
Follow-Up Report

For more information on the topics listed above, refer to the ACEN Accreditation Manual

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Commission Actions Based on a Focused Visit

Governing Organization

State

Program Type

Commission Action

Alderson-Broaddus University

West Virginia

Baccalaureate

Extend continuing accreditation to the online RN-to-BSN program option with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes
Boise State University

Idaho

Master’s/PMC

Extend continuing accreditation to the adult-gerontology nurse practitioner program options and the post-master’s certificate options for the adult-gerontology nurse practitioner options
Bossier Parish Community College

Louisiana

Associate

Affirm continuing accreditation following an increase in enrollment of greater than 25% with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff and Standard 6 Outcomes
Cardinal Stritch University

Wisconsin

Master’s

Extend continuing accreditation to the new teaching location and the nurse leadership option with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes
Case Western Reserve University

Ohio

Master’s/PMC

Extend continuing accreditation to the nurse educator program option and the acute care pediatric nurse practitioner program option with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes
Case Western Reserve University

Ohio

Baccalaureate

Affirm continuing accreditation following a decline in the licensure examination pass rates with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes
Chicago Public Schools

Illinois

Practical

Affirm continuing accreditation following a change in the program’s status with the state regulatory agency with monitoring of Standard 4 Curriculum and Standard 6 Outcomes
Community College of Beaver County

Pennsylvania

Associate

Affirm continuing accreditation following an increase in enrollment of greater than 25%
Delaware Technical & Community College – Jack F. Owens Campus

Delaware

Associate

Affirm continuing accreditation following the decrease in licensure examination pass rates with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes
Eastern Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma

Associate

Affirm continuing accreditation following a decrease in the licensure examination pass rates and reported non-compliance with Standard 2 Faculty and Staff with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff and Standard 6 Outcomes
Florida State College at Jacksonville

Florida

Baccalaureate

Affirm continuing accreditation following a change in the curriculum and an increase in enrollment of greater than 25% with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes
Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital

Pennsylvania

Diploma

Affirm continuing accreditation following a change in ownership of the governing organization and a change in the governing organization’s participation in the Higher Education Reauthorization Act Title IV funding program with monitoring of Standard 4 Curriculum and Standard 6 Outcomes
Georgia Highlands College

Georgia

Associate

Affirm continuing accreditation following reported non-compliance with Standard 2 Faculty and Staff with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff and Standard 6 Outcomes
Helene Fuld College of Nursing

New York

Associate

Affirm continuing accreditation following a decline in the licensure examination pass rates with monitoring of Standard 4 Curriculum and Standard 6 Outcomes
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

Indiana

Associate

Extend continuing accreditation to the new and relocated teaching locations and affirm continuing accreditation following a decline in the licensure examination pass rates at the Richmond Campus with monitoring of Standard 4 Curriculum and Standard 6 Outcomes
Lenape Technical School

Pennsylvania

Practical

Extend continuing accreditation to the new teaching location with monitoring of Standard 1 Mission and Administrative Capacity and Standard 6 Outcomes
Minnesota West Community and Technical College

Minnesota

Associate

Affirm continuing accreditation following a planned curriculum revision and a decrease in the licensure examination pass rates with monitoring of Standard 4 Curriculum and Standard 6 Outcomes
Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital

New York

Associate

Affirm continuing accreditation following a change in ownership of the governing organization and a change in the name of the nursing education unit
Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma

Baccalaureate

Extend continuing accreditation to the new teaching location and the online RN-to-BSN program option
Pasco-Hernando Community College

Florida

Associate

Extend continuing accreditation to the new teaching location with monitoring of Standard 4 Curriculum and Standard 6 Outcomes
Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania

Master’s/PMC

Extend continuing accreditation to the nurse administrator option and the re-alignment of courses for the nurse educator option
Roxborough Memorial Hospital

Pennsylvania

Diploma

Affirm continuing accreditation following the onsite review related to the program’s compliance with the Higher Education Reauthorization Act Title IV eligibility and certification requirements with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes
Shawnee State University

Ohio

Baccalaureate

Extend continuing accreditation to the pre-licensure program option with monitoring of Standard 6 Outcomes
Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

Kentucky

Associate

Affirm continuing accreditation following a change in the program’s status with the state regulatory agency with monitoring of Standard 2 Faculty and Staff and Standard 6 Outcomes
St. Catherine University

Minnesota

Master’s/PMC

Affirm continuing accreditation following the changes in the curriculum and program length for the adult-gerontology and the pediatric nurse practitioner program options and extend continuing accreditation to the entry-level master’s program option
St. Catherine University

Minnesota

Baccalaureate

Affirm continuing accreditation following a 25% increase in enrollment and extend continuing accreditation to the RN-to-BSN online program option and the additional locations

(Accreditation Manual, Policies, p.22)

POLICY #14: Reporting Substantive Changes

Focused Visits

Withdrawal of Accreditation (Accreditation Manual, Policies, p.15)

POLICY #7: Withdrawal

For more information on the topics listed above, refer to the ACEN Accreditation Manual

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