Accreditation & Approvals

Licensure and Certification Disclosure Statements

BSN Program

Graduates can apply to take the national NCLEX exam in any US state, upon successful completion of the BSN program. Guidelines for taking the national NCLEX exam may vary by state. Go to the Board of Nursing website for a specific state to find the instructions for RN license application for nursing student graduates.

MN Program

Graduates can apply to take the national NCLEX exam in any US state, upon successful completion of the MN program. Guidelines for taking the national NCLEX exam may vary by state. Go to the Board of Nursing website for a specific state to find the instructions for RN license application for nursing student graduates.

MSN Program

Graduates of the Master of Science (MSN) program majors are eligible to apply to sit for the national certification exam in her/his respective MSN major. Also, graduates are eligible for licensure as advanced practice nurses (APRNs) in states and territories of the United States. Our MSN curriculum includes content based on the laws and regulations delineating the scope of practice for APRNs in Ohio. If a graduate applies for APRN licensure in another state, the graduate may be asked to meet additional requirements based on the respective state’s or territory’s practice act and scope of practice for APRNs.

Find more information about each state board of Nursing Professional Licensure Requirement on the National Council for State Boards of Nursing website (NCSBN, 7/2020).

For State Boards of Nursing websites by U.S. state and territories, visit this website.


Approvals

BSN and MN Programs

The Ohio Board of Nursing granted the Graduate Entry, Master of Nursing (MN) Program Full Approval through 2025.  

The Ohio Board of Nursing granted the Case Western Reserve University Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program Full Approval through 2027. 


Accreditations

BSN, MN, MSN, DNP and APRN Programs

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Nursing (MN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Post-Graduate APRN Certificate, and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs at Case Western Reserve University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) through June 30, 2031. The next accreditation visit is due in 2030.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street NW
Suite 750
Washington DC 20001
202.887.6791
aacnnursing.org/ccne

DNP Nurse Anesthesia Programs

The Frances Payne Bolton DNP Nurse Anesthesia program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Programs (COA). The last accreditation was in 2020. The next accreditation date is Spring 2030.

Council of Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Programs (COA)
10275 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 906, Rosemont, IL, 60018-5603
Phone: 224.275.9130
Fax: 847.728.8128

For more information about the Council of Accreditations visit the COA's website www.coacrna.org.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation nurse anesthesia program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Programs (COA). The last accreditation was in 2023. The next accreditation is due in Spring 2033.

Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
222 South Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, Illinois 60068-4001
847.655.1160
accreditation@coacrna.org
www.coacrna.org

For more information about the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology, visit www.aana.com.

For more information about the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists, visit www.nbcrna.com.

MSN Midwifery Program

The MSN Nurse-Midwifery program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) (formerly ACNM Division of Accreditation) in 2015. The next accreditation is due in 2025.

Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME)
2000 Duke Street, Suite 300
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
703.835.4565
support@theacme.org
www.theacme.org