Accreditation and Approvals
SON Program Accreditation
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program at the School of Nursing at California State University, Fullerton are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org ).
Individual Program Approvals
Each educational program within the School of Nursing at CSUF is approved by additional accrediting bodies as appropriate.
Southern California CSU DNP Consortium Program
The Doctor of Nursing Practice Program is a consortium of California State Universities Fullerton, Long Beach, and Los Angeles. The Doctor of Nursing Practice program offered through the Southern California CSU DNP Consortium is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org ). Additionally, each member school of the Southern California CSU DNP Consortium is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner
The MSN Women’s Health Care Concentration is approved by the National Certification Corporation (NCC ). Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the Women's Health NP certifying exam through the NCC. Graduates are also eligible for certification as a Nurse Practitioner through the California Board of Registered Nursing.
Women's Health Care Nurse-Midwife
The CSUF midwifery program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME ), 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910-6374; Tel:240-485-1802, http://www.midwife.org/acme .
To date, 100% of our nurse-midwifery graduates have passed the AMCB examination.
Graduates are also eligible for certification as a Nurse-Midwife/NP through the California Board of Registered Nursing.
School Nurse Credential
The School Nurse Credential is approved by the CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC ).
Nurse Anesthesia Concentration
The Nurse Anesthesia Concentration is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA ).