School of Nursing and Health Studies receives Reaffirmation of Accreditation from CCNE

May 16, 2011 — The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has reaffirmed the accreditation of the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. According to Dean and Professor Nilda (Nena) P. Peragallo Montano, DrPH, RN, FAAN, “It is with a great deal of pride and satisfaction that I announce we have received notification from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education confirming we have been granted the maximum accreditation of 10 years for our Baccalaureate and Master’s programs through June 30, 2021 and also the maximum new program accreditation term of 5 years for our DNP program through June 30, 2016.”

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is an autonomous accrediting agency, that serves the public interest by assessing and identifying programs that engage in effective educational practices.

Peragallo, acknowledged the contributions of the School of Nursing and Health Studies, Faculty and Staff to achieve CCNE accreditation, “I want to thank everyone who participated during our re-accreditation process, including our students, administrators, community partners and especially our faculty who work tirelessly to make the School of Nursing and Health Studies a great academic center. Congratulations to all of you for your dedication to the University of Miami and nursing education.”


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