Accreditation Commission
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the leading authority for nursing education accreditation

Congratulations, Dr. Linda Miles!

The ACEN is honored to announce Linda Miles, EdD, RN, as the recipient of the 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award!

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The votes are in!

Effective October 1, 2024, there are newly elected and re-elected Commissioners who will join the Board and a newly elected representative joining the Nominating Committee.

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The new ACEN Immersive Experience offers hands-on engagement in the application of the Standards and Criteria!

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The decisions from the April 2024 ACEN Board of Commissioners meeting are now available.

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Your ACEN Accreditation Journey Starts Here

The ACEN is recognized as the accrediting body for all types of nursing education programs by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Why ACEN Accreditation

ACEN accreditation indicates to the general public and to the educational community that a nursing program has clear and appropriate educational objectives and is working to achieve these objectives.

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