College of Nursing Accreditation

College of Nursing

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is a member of and accredited by the The Higher Learning Commission. The baccalaureate program of the College of Nursing is approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing science, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing are accredited by the  Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).


Last Accreditation: 2015

Accreditation Cycle: 5 years initial program accreditation; 10 years for continuing accreditation

Accredited Through: 2020 (DNP program); 2025 (BSN, master’s and post-graduate APRN completion programs)

Self Study: CCNE Narrative 2015 UAMS

Accrediting Body Reports: BSN Certificate of Accreditation, MNSC Certificate of Accreditation, DNP Certificate of Accreditation

Agency address: One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington D.C. 20036-1120.