Nursing Accreditation

The Undergraduate Program in Nursing is accredited by:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530

Washington, DC 20036-1120

Phone: 202.887.6791

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education has accredited the Winona State University Baccalaureate Degree Program in nursing through June 2023.

The undergraduate nursing program is approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing.  The most recent MN Board of Nursing approval occurred in 2005 and is effective for 10 years.  Graduates are eligible to write the professional nurse licensure examination (NCLEX) and to apply for Public Health Nursing Certification. A student may be eligible to apply for school nursing certification by taking specified electives required by the State Department of Education. Graduates are capable of giving professional nursing care in first-level nursing positions and have a base for graduate study.