College of Nursing and Health Care Professions Accreditations

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), recognized by the Department of Education, assesses the quality and integrity of nursing programs. The CCNE is an independent organization that serves to ensure the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate and nursing residency programs. Self-assessment of nursing programs is encouraged to promote internal growth, while the CCNE’s peer review process holds member nursing programs accountable to all interested parties. To be accredited by the CCNE, the mission, goals, resources and integrity of the program must be analyzed and approved.

The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions will host a re-accreditation review visit by The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) on Nov. 4-6, 2020.

CCNE will be conducting an on-site evaluation of the undergraduate nursing programs, the graduate nursing programs, the Post-Master’s certificate programs and the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs.

In accordance with CCNE’s procedures, the Commission provides the opportunity for program constituents and other interested parties to submit, in writing, third-party comments concerning our programs’ qualifications for accreditation.

Third-party comments may be submitted to:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 200001

OR

thirdpartycomments@ccneaccreditation.org

Third-party comments must be received by Oct. 14, 2020.

All comments must be signed, related to accreditation standards and be written in English in order to be accepted by CCNE.

Please note that CCNE shares third-party comments with members of the evaluation team prior to the visit, but at no time during the review process are these comments shared with the program.

If you have any questions regarding the third-party comment process or any aspect of the accreditation process, please contact Priya Lorenzen at plorenzen@ccneaccreditation.org.

Thank you,

Lisa G. Smith, PhD, RN, CNE
Dean and Professor
GCU College of Nursing and Health Care Professions

The following programs in the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 887-6791
www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE

 

CCNE Accreditation

Each of the baccalaureate degree programs in nursing, the master’s degree programs in nursing, the Doctor of Nursing Practice programs and the post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Grand Canyon University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. (ccneaccreditation.org)

 


Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)

Recognized by CHEA, the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) assesses and recognizes excellence in athletic training. The CAATE serves to uphold high standards of education within athletic training programs in order to ultimately enhance clinical practice. Woven within their mission are the values of transparency, accountability and excellence, which serve as a foundation for accredited athletic training education programs. CAATE accredits GCU’s Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training program.

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100
Austin, TX 78731-3184
Phone: 512-733-9700
caate.net

Society for Simulation in Healthcare Accreditation (SSH)

The Grand Canyon University Pre-Licensure Nursing Immersive Simulation has been granted Provisional Accreditation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH). The SSH accreditation is a peer-reviewed, customized evaluation of the simulation program. With obtaining accreditation, GCU is recognized for its expertise in simulation above and beyond domain expertise.

Society for Simulation in Healthcare Accreditation (SSH)
2021 L Street, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 866-730-6127
https://www.ssih.org/

Grand Canyon University has been fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1968. If you would like more information about this accreditation and how it and others help to serve the greater purpose of GCU, visit our University Accreditation page.

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