Program Accreditation

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The Department of Nursing is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations (IDFPR). The program received an initial eight-year accreditation from the National League for Nursing (NLN) in 1981, and was re-accredited in 2007 by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. The office is located at 3343 Peachtree Road NE,Suite 850 Atlanta ,GA 30326 Tel. 404-975-5000 Fax. 404-975-5020.Website: www.nlnac.org .

Graduates of the Department of Nursing are able to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) administered by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).  After successful completion of this examination, the individual will be a Registered Nurse and will be fully qualified to practice professional nursing.