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Clarke Nursing Program gets CCNE Accreditation

June 18, 2013: The Clarke University baccalaureate degree nursing program has been accredited by the Commission on College Nursing Education (CCNE).

Because it now meets required standards, the Clarke nursing program’s accreditation has been extended to June 30, 2021.

“We are extremely pleased to be given this prestigious accreditation,” said Joan Lingen, Clarke provost/vice president of academic affairs. “The Clarke nursing program is one of the premier programs in the Midwest and this confirms our commitment to excellence.”

According to its website, CCNE is an autonomous accrediting agency, contributing to the improvement of the public's health. The commission ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate and residency programs in nursing. The commission serves the public interest by assessing and identifying programs that engage in effective educational practices.

CCNE accreditation is a non-governmental peer review process that operates in accordance with nationally recognized standards established for the practice of accreditation in the United States.

For more information, contact the Clarke University Marketing and Communication Office at (563)588-6318.

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