Professional Standards

Initial Accreditation 2010 - 5 years


The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Bethel University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036 202-887--6791. The 26 Key Elements that are evaluated for accreditation of a BSN nursing program were found to be satisfactorily met with no compliance issues noted.  The following copy of the self-study submitted to the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education shares information about institutional support for and organization of the department of nursing, faculty preparedness as nursing educators, curriculum implementation and program outcomes.  This document was provided to support granting of initial accreditation.


Accreditation/Self Study


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          CCNE Accreditation Standards


         Essentials of Baccalaureate Education


          ANA Standards