Baccalaureate Program

The Baccalaureate Program has Full Accreditation with Indiana State Board of Nursing and Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

In years past, Ball State nursing graduates have boasted annual pass rates of 94 to 100 percent on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Employers note that new graduates from this program are very well prepared for their careers.

Master's Program

The master's program, established in 1971, has full accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Doctorate in Nursing Practice Program

The DNP program, established in 2009, has full accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Contact information:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-463-6930
Fax: 202-785-8320

What is CCNE Accreditation?

CCNE Accreditation
This type of accreditation indicates that the program has chosen to be evaluated and has been approved by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Programs also must be evaluated and approved by their state board of nursing.

Employers know
Graduating from an CCNE approved program assures that your education and practical experience meets with the highest national standards of nursing education. Graduates of CCNE accredited programs are well prepared to meet the challenges of nursing in the 21st century.

Interested in financial assistance?
Some federal financial assistance and state entitlement programs require enrollment in an CCNE accredited program.

Portability of your credentials
Graduates of CCNEC approved programs know that they can take their credentials anywhere, either in the workplace or for advanced nursing training.

USDOE recognized
CCNE is fully recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), the national organization that coordinates accreditation activity in the U.S.