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Nursing Program: Accreditation

ACEN Accreditation

The Marywood Nursing baccalaureate degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN).

ACEN Accreditation Status

Year of Initial Accreditation: October 1988

Continuing Accreditation

Last Evaluation Visit: February 2-4, 2010
Most Recent Action: August 2013
Next Evaluation Visit: Spring 2014 with warning


Public Notice of Upcoming Accreditation Review Visit

Marywood University’s Department of Nursing wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its baccalaureate nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

You are invited to meet the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled from 5:00-6:00 pm on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 in Classroom 120, Center for Natural and Health Sciences Building, Marywood University.

Written comments also are welcome and should be submitted directly to:

Dr. Sharon Tanner, Chief Executive Officer
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326

Or e-mail:

All written comments should be received by the ACEN by Thursday, February 13, 2014.

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"The program that Marywood offers for the transition from LPN to RN provides you the opportunity to take your passion for nursing to the next level."

- Michelle Lewis, LPN

For more information, contact Janet M. Kania, Administrative Assistant at:

Office is located in the Science Building, 3rd floor, room 340

Office phone number (570) 348-6275

E-mail address