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Nursing

Denise-Finley
Denise Finley
Department Secretary
 
Cooper Complex Bld. A
7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, AL  35896
 
Phone: (256) 726-7287
Fax: (256) 726-8338
 
Major:
Nursing ( B.S.)
RN-BSN option
BSN Generic Program - 4 Years
 
Nursing Applications
 
Accreditation
The program in nursing is accredit (2010-2018) by:
acen logo
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 500
Atlanta, CA  30326
Ph. 404. 975. 5000
www.acenursing.org External link
 
Purpose
The ACEN is the entity that is responsible for the specialized accreditation of nursing education programs, both post-secondary and higher degree, which offer either a certificate, a diploma, or a recognized professional degree (clinical doctorate, master's/post-master's certificate, baccalaureate, associate, diploma, and practical).
 
The Commission has authority and accountability inherent in the application of standards and criteria, accreditation processes, and the affairs, management, policy-making, and general administration of the ACEN.
 
Oakwood University was granted continuing accreditation on June 29-30, 2010, for the next 8 years.  The next evaluation visit will be Spring 2018.
 
Career Opportunities
The Department of Nursing offers two baccalaureate degree options: a generic (four-year BS) option that prepares students to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nursing (NCLEX-RN); and a two-year non-generic option (RN-BS) that provides registered nurses prepared at the associate degree level an opportunity to obtain a bachelors degree in nursing. Both programs prepare students for graduate study in nursing and to practice at the professional level in a variety of health care settings, including the community, industry, government, hospitals, and clinics.
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