Accreditation

University and school accreditation

Indiana University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The School of Nursing is nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Center of Excellence in Nursing designations

The IU School of Nursing is the first school in the U.S. to be designated a National League for Nursing Center of Excellence in Nursing Education in two categories—Advance the Science of Nursing Education and Promote the Pedagogical Expertise of Faculty.

The Center of Excellence in Nursing Education designation recognizes schools and health care organizations that have achieved excellence in a specific area.

Advance the Science of Nursing Education

National League for Nursing Center of Excellence in Nursing Education: Advance the Science of Nursing Education 2016-2021

This designation distinguishes schools that are leaders in the generation and dissemination of pedagogical research and scholarship and in the use of this work across all programs.

The IU School of Nursing was first designated a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education for Advancing the Science of Nursing Education in 2012. It has been redesignated once, and the current designation is in effect until 2021.

Promote the Pedagogical Expertise of Faculty

National League for Nursing Center of Excellence in Nursing Education: Promote the Pedagogical Expertise of Faculty 2012-2017

This designation distinguishes schools that:

  • Demonstrate sustained, evidence-based, and substantive innovation in the selected area
  • Conduct ongoing research to document the effectiveness of such innovation
  • Set high standards for themselves
  • Commit to continuous quality improvement

The IU School of Nursing was first designated a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education for Promoting the Pedagogical Expertise of Faculty in 2006. It has been redesignated twice, and the current designation is in effect through 2017.