Nursing

Accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

The baccalaureate, Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, located at One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C., 20036 (202-887-6791).

All programs were accredited for 10 years in 2016 and will undergo reaccreditation in 2026.

Note: The programs listed below have additional certifying bodies.

MSN in Nurse Midwifery

Our Master of Science in Nursing in Nurse Midwifery is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME), 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD, 20910-6374. For information about accreditation, contact ACME directly at 240-485-1802 or acme@acnm.org

3-Year Midwifery Program AMCB Results
  2015 2016 2017 3-Year Total
All Test Takers
89.3% 95.7% 83.3% 89.33%
1st Time
91.3% 95.5% 80% 89.2%
2nd Time
80% 100% 100% 80%

Of students who begin the midwifery program specialty courses, 99 percent graduate.

DNP in Nurse Anesthesia

Our Doctor of Nursing Practice in Nurse Anesthesia is fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA), 222 South Prospect Ave., Park Ridge, IL, 60068-4001. Contact COA at 847-692-7050.

Program Data:

  • 100 percent employment of graduates
  • Awarded the maximum 10-year accreditation by the COA during the last review in 2011. The next review will take place in 2021.