Accreditation information for Nursing
The UWF Department of Nursing was granted full accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In 2007, the UWF Department of Nursing received the 10 year, maximum accreditation from CCNE for its Baccalaureate program. In 2013, the UWF Department of Nursing received the 5 year, maximum accreditation from CCNE for its Master of Science in Nursing program. The Florida Board of Nursing has approved the bachelor's degree and master's degree in nursing programs. The Department of Nursing is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). The AACN, the national voice for baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs, recognizes the B.S.N. degree as the minimum educational requirement for professional nursing practice.