MDC's School of Nursing Receives Initial Accreditation for its Bachelor’s Degree Program in Nursing
Miami, November 15, 2011 -
Miami Dade College’s (MDC) School of Nursing recently received the initial maximum five-year accreditation for its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program by the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC).
NLNAC is responsible for the specialized accreditation of nursing education programs (Clinical Doctorate, Master’s, Baccalaureate, Associate, Diploma, and Practical programs).
The Commission has authority and accountability for carrying out the responsibilities inherent in the application of standards and criteria, accreditation processes, and the affairs, management, policy-making, and general administration of the NLNAC.
MDC’s BSN program gives students the knowledge and skills needed for professional nursing practice in all clinical settings. Students in the program also gain skills for advanced nursing practice leadership, management and education positions in a multicultural society.
The program is designed for licensed registered nurses (R.N.) who already have an Associate in Science in Nursing from an accredited program.
For more information about MDC’s School of Nursing, visit http://www.mdc.edu/medical/nursing or call 305-237-4101.
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