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Boise State University’s nursing programs have been accredited since 1969. With the addition of a doctoral program, the School of Nursing transitioned in 2015 from accreditation with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) to accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).CCNE Logo

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing*, the Master of Nursing, the Master of Science, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice at Boise State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (
–Effective March 11, 2015

*The Bachelor of Science is available through the BS-Nursing Program (on campus track) and the RN-BS Completion (online track).


CCNE Press Release | January 29, 2016

For more information about Boise State’s move from ACEN to CCNE accreditation, please view the Press Release Announcement.

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Simulation Center Accreditation

The Boise State College of Health Sciences Simulation Center is accredited by The Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH).


For more information about School of Nursing accreditation, please contact the School of Nursing.