Accreditation Commission
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the leading authority for nursing education accreditation

Registration is open for the Fall 2024 Self-Study Forum!

Dive deeper into the ACEN Standards and Criteria at the Fall 2024 Self-Study Forum on October 23-24, 2024, in Atlanta, Georgia!

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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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Board Actions

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


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Read the ACEN's latest news and updates.

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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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