Nursing Accreditations

Committed to academic excellence within the faith-based tenets of mercy, service, justice, and hospitality, Misericordia offers an accredited accelerated nursing program.

With our accredited ABSN program, you can rest assured your accelerated nursing education meets strict academic and professional standards as well as qualifies you to sit for the NCLEX-RN® exam. In fact, our 2018 BSN program graduates achieved a first-time NCLEX-RN® pass rate of 95%.

University Accreditation

Misericordia University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), located at 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 267.284.5000. The MSCHE is a voluntary regional membership association that helps to protect student interest by evaluating the quality of education being provided by colleges and universities in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

The Pittsburgh ABSN program will be operative, pending approval by the MSCHE.

Nursing Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and the master’s degree program in nursing at Misericordia University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.​

State Approval

Misericordia University has legal permission from the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing to operate a nursing department in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The State Board of Nursing is located at One Penn Center, 2601 North 3rd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110, 717.783.7142.

Contact us to learn more about our University and nursing program accreditations.

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