Nursing program accreditation

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education accreditation seal


MSU Denver’s nursing program is nationally accredited by the Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) through June 2027.

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History of accreditation of the Department of Nursing at MSU Denver:

  • NLNAC (1976-2004)
  • ACEN (2004-2021)
  • CCNE (2021-current)

Why is accreditation important?

Board of Nursing

The MSU Denver nursing program is approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing.

Licensure in other states

Our program meets licensure requirements in most states

Students who live in a state other than Colorado, or wish to relocate outside of Colorado, should be aware of professional licensure considerations or restrictions. Students are encouraged to review the National Council of State Boards of Nursing website for additional information.