Nursing Program Accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Ohio Northern University's baccalaureate degree program in nursing (BSN) has received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Accreditation is valid for five years. Our next site visit is April 10th - 12th, 2013.
To receive this distinction, the ONU program met four accreditation standards. The standards include three program quality areas: mission and governance; institutional commitment and resources; and curriculum and teaching learning practices. The fourth is a measure of program effectiveness in student performance and faculty accomplishments.
CCNE is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency. The accreditation process is designed to ensure the quality and integrity of baccalaureate and graduate education programs in preparing effective nurses. As a voluntary, self-regulatory process, CCNE accreditation supports and encourages continuing self-assessment by nursing education programs and the continuing growth and improvement of collegiate professional education.
The Nursing Program and Department received full approval from the Ohio Board of Nursing for the program on July 24, 2009.
The present average pass rate for NCLEX is 94.4 percent.