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The College of Nursing is accredited by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) through their accreditation arm Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530,Washington, DC 20036 (202) 887-6791.

AACN is the national voice for America's baccalaureate and higher-degree nursing education programs.

AACN's educational, research, governmental advocacy, data collection, publications and other programs work to establish quality standards for bachelor's and graduate degree nursing education.  The programs also assist deans and directors to implement the standards, influence the nursing profession to improve health care and promote public support of baccalaureate and graduate education, research and practice in nursing — the nation's largest health care profession.


State Board of Nursing

Wisconsin State Board of Nursing

The Wisconsin State Board of Nursing licenses and regulates nurses.  Their mission is to provide professional, quality services to members of occupations and professions regulated by the state in order to safeguard consumer health, safety and well-being.


Higher Learning Commission

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).  Founded in 1895, NCA is one of six regional institutional accrediting associations in the United States It is committed to developing and maintaining high standards of excellence.

HLC accredits, and thereby grants membership to, educational institutions in the nineteen-state North Central region — Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, New Mexico, South Dakota, Wisconsin, West Virginia and Wyoming.

HLC is recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).






University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
College of Nursing
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Oshkosh, WI 54901 8660
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