University and Nursing Program Accreditations
At Northeastern University, we uphold a continuous commitment to academic excellence—and it shows with the accreditations and approvals we maintain at both the institution and nursing school level. As one of our nursing students, you can feel confident that your education follows practices that best serve the public interest and aligns with current healthcare demand.
Northeastern University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), located at 3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100, Burlington, MA 01803-4514. Serving more than 2,000 learning institutions, NEASC is an independent, voluntary, nonprofit membership organization that serves to establish and maintain high academic standards at all education levels. A globally recognized standard of excellence, NEASC accreditation verifies the quality of education provided by a learning institution. To learn more about NEASC accreditation, please visit www.neasc.org or call 781.425.7700.
The Baccalaureate, Master’s and Doctor of Nursing Practice nursing programs at Northeastern University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), located at One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036. CCNE is a national accreditation agency officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education. To learn more about CCNE accreditation, please visit www.aacn.nche.edu or call 202.887.6791.
State Nursing Approval
Northeastern University is in excellent standing with the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing, located at 239 Causeway Street, Suite 500, Boston, MA 02114. The board serves to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the Commonwealth through the fair, consistent application of the statutes and regulations governing nursing practice and nursing education. To learn more about the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing, please visit www.mass.gov or call 617.973.0900.
School of Nursing Recognition
The School of Nursing at Northeastern University currently holds the National League for Nursing (NLN) Center of Excellence in Nursing Education designation. The honor recognizes the school’s commitment to “creating environments that enhance student learning and professional development.” To learn more about the NLN and this designation, please visit www.nln.org or call 800.669.1656.
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