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On March 16-18, 2022, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) will perform an on-site visit at Anderson University - School of Nursing. The purpose of the on-site visit is to perform the evaluation for re-accreditation of Anderson University Graduate Programs (Master of Science in Nursing degree Family Nurse Practitioner, Master of Science in Nursing Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Post-Master’s Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Doctor of Nursing Practice – Advance Practice, and Doctor of Nursing Practice – Executive Leader).

Prior to their arrival and at least two months before the scheduled on-site evaluation, we invite any student, alumni, faculty or community of interest to provide comments about the Graduate Nursing Program at Anderson University.  If you would like to provide any comments about the Graduate Nursing Program at Anderson University, please submit your electronic or written  comments to: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Attn:  Third-Party Comments, 655 K Street NW Suite 750, Washington , DC 20036 or email them at ThirdPartyComments@aacn.nche.edu. Please do not copy your comments to any individual within the School of Nursing. The on-site team will compile the comments and share their findings during the on-site visit.

Thank you in advance for your willingness to comment to CCNE about the Graduate Nursing Program at Anderson University.  Please note that your response is voluntary. Written third-party comments will be received by CCNE until 21 days before the scheduled on-site evaluation. The latest date for CCNE to receive comments is February 23, 2022. If you have further questions about providing comments, please contact me @ ccross@andersonuniversity.edu

If you know of someone else that would like to comment on the Graduate Nursing Program at Anderson University, you are welcome to share this letter with them.



You entered the field of nursing to improve the lives of others and enjoy a fulfilling career. Maybe you even see your vocation as a spiritual calling. In Anderson University’s graduate nursing programs, we want to help you apply your faith to your profession and integrate a Christian worldview into practice.

The Anderson University Graduate Nursing Program has several options for advancing your education while continuing to work. Coursework is fully online with on-campus intensives once per semester. With small class size, you will develop relationships with other students and faculty.

If you currently have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, you can choose from a Master of Science in Nursing with concentrations in Family Nurse Practitioner or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (5 semesters), or a Doctor of Nursing Practice with concentrations in Family Nurse Practitioner or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (9 semesters). If you already have a Master of Science in Nursing, you can get a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree Advanced Practice or Executive Leadership (5 semesters). In addition, current Family Nurse Practitioners can choose a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification (4 semesters).

 

BSN to MSN

Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN)

Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN)

As you earn your Master of Science in Nursing degree, you will learn a holistic approach to patient care that will equip you to meet your patient’s physical needs.

Nursing - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (MSN)

Nursing - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (MSN)

In our Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, you will learn a holistic approach to patient care.

 

BSN to DNP

Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner (DNP)

Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner (DNP)

As a student in the Doctor of Nursing Practice: Family Nurse Practitioner program, you’ll learn how to do everything in your power to properly diagnose illnesses and to meet each patient with kindness and skill.

Nursing - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (DNP)

Nursing - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (DNP)

In our Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, you will learn a holistic approach to patient care that recognizes the neurocognitive implications of disease and treatment.

 

MSN to DNP

Nursing - Advance Practice (DNP)

Nursing - Advance Practice (DNP)

A Doctor of Nursing Practice: Advanced Practice will teach you to use research to design, test, implement and assess how we deliver healthcare.

Nursing - Executive Leadership (DNP)

Nursing - Executive Leadership (DNP)

Anderson University’s executive leadership program guides you to the exciting intersection between business and nursing.

 

Nursing Certificate

Post-Graduate Nursing Certificate - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Post-Graduate Nursing Certificate - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

If you are an FNP already holding a master’s degree and ready to specialize, Anderson University can help you earn the certification you need for a rewarding career in the field of mental health.