CCNE grants accreditation for Southern Wesleyan University nursing degree

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) granted accreditation for the RN to BSN degree program at Southern Wesleyan University.

“This was a major program initiative at Southern Wesleyan over the past two or more years in that we have heard the call from our communities for well-prepared bachelor degree nurses. Our RN bachelor of science in nursing program is extremely high quality and focuses on the kinds of areas the health care profession is seeking to fill. We are so delighted to move this fully online program into high gear for this fall semester,” said Dr. Todd Voss, Southern Wesleyan University president.

“We have developed a high-touch, high-impact online BSN program with an intensive focus on the needs identified by our employers – caring, professionalism, and leadership – competencies that are congruent to our SWU mission. We are especially proud of our first graduates and the social, cognitive, and spiritual development they are exemplifying upon completion of our program,” said Dr Lynn Brown-Bulloch, associate dean and administrator for the program.

The accreditation action takes effect Oct. 7 and will be for five years, extending to June 30, 2025. The CCNE board determined that Southern Wesleyan’s program fully met all four accreditation standards. For details about CCNE, visit their website at

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