Department of Nursing

Accreditations and Regulations

Department of Education sealThe bachelor's degree in nursing at St. Cloud State is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001. 202-887-6791.

The program is also approved by the Minnesota State Board of Nursing.

Our nursing graduates are qualified to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and earn certification as public health nurses. School nurse licensure is also possible.

The United States Department of Education, Regulation 34 CFR 668.43 (a) (5) (v) requires:

  1. A list of all states/jurisdictions where the institution’s curriculum meets state educational requirements for professional licensure or certification.
  2. A list of all states/jurisdictions where the institution’s curriculum does not meet state educational requirements for professional licensure or certification, and
  3. A list of all states/jurisdictions where the institution has not made a determination of whether the curriculum meets educational requirements.

Please click here for additional information regarding St. Cloud State University, Department of Nursing Science, compliance with the USDE Regulation 34 CFR 668.43 (a) (5) (v).