University of Phoenix doctor of nursing practice program earns accreditation


The University of Phoenix’s College of Nursing has received accreditation for its doctor of nursing practice degree program.

The accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education establishes that the program’s “purpose, curriculum and overall student experience has been evaluated and meets the level of quality for a CCNE-accredited program,” according to a release.

The accreditation is effective as of March 16, 2022, which was the first day of the program’s recent CCNE evaluation, and grants accreditation for five years.

“The nation’s health care landscape is rapidly changing and decision-makers are focused on the patient and population health outcomes,” Raelene Brooks, College of Nursing dean, said in the release.

“The doctor of nursing practice is a key player in the future of health care. They possess the practice expertise and knowledge needed to improve the quality of health care services we provide.”

Learn more here about University of Phoenix College of Nursing degrees.

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