Accreditation

University and school accreditation

Indiana University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The baccalaureate, master's, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and post-graduate APRN certificate programs in nursing at Indiana University School of Nursing in Indianapolis, Bloomington, and Fort Wayne, Indiana, are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

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.