Accreditation

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has granted accreditation to UAMS College of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for 10 years, extending to December 31, 2030.

UAMS and College of Nursing Accreditation

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is a member of and accredited by the The Higher Learning Commission. The baccalaureate program of the College of Nursing is approved by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing. The baccalaureate degree (accredited in nursing, master’s degree in nursing science, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The Nurse Anesthesia Program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing is accredited through the fall of 2025 by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA). The COA offices are located at 222 S. Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge, IL 60068-4037; Phone: 847-692-7050; Fax: 847-692-6968. http://coacrna.org.

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