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MDC's School of Nursing Receives Initial Accreditation for its Bachelor’s Degree Program in Nursing

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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 or call 305-237-4101.

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Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611,, MDC communications director
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Tarnell Carroll, 305-237-3359,, media specialist
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710,, media specialist
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Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
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