SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
- State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Health Sciences University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, College of Nursing
- The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, Doctor
of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Downstate
Health Sciences University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
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Washington, DC 20001
- 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.
All of SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, College of Nursing's programs are approved and registered through the New York State Education Department's Office of the Professions.