“The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master's degree in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at The University of Southern Mississippi is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation, and the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning."
THIRD PARTY COMMENTS
The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) College of Nursing (CON) is preparing for an accreditation site visit by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The visit will occur on March 22 to 24, 2017. As part of that preparation CCNE provides program constituents the opportunity to submit comments concerning the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Post-graduate certificate program qualifications for accreditation status. Third-party (constituent) comments will be received by CCNE until March 1, 2017.
Information may be submitted via mail or e-mail to the following address:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing EducationAttn: Third-Party CommentsOne Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530Washington, DC 20036
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