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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

College of Nursing

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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

SUNY Downstate Medical Center, College of Nursing

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center, College of Nursing's baccalaureate degree, master’s degree, and post -graduate advanced practice nursing (APRN) programs at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
    One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
    Washington, DC 20036
    Telephone:(202) 887-6791
  • In 2015, the baccalaureate degree, master’s degree, and post -graduate APRN programs received re- accreditation by CCNE for the maximum period of ten years (2015-2025). The baccalaureate and master’s degree programs were initially accredited in 2005 by CCNE for the maximum period of ten years (2005-2015).

  • Prior to the programs’ accreditation by CCNE, the baccalaureate degree program was initially accredited in 1969 and was continuously re-accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly known as the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) through 2005. The master’s degree program was initially accredited in 1989 and continuously re-accredited by ACEN (formerly NLNAC) through 2005.

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center, College of Nursing's Nurse Anesthesia Master of Science program is also accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
    222 S. Prospect Avenue
    Park Ridge, Ill. 60068-4001
    Telephone: (847) 655-1160
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center, College of Nursing's Nurse Midwifery Master of Science program is offered in collaboration with SUNY Downstate Medical Center, College of Health related Professions' Advanced Certificate Program in Midwifery, which is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME)
    8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    Telephone: (240) 485-1803

Registration Recognition:

All of SUNY Downstate Medical Center, College of Nursing's programs are approved and registered through the New York State Education Department's Office of the Professions.