Accredited Nursing Programs

Demonstrating our commitment to academic excellence, our university and nursing school maintain accreditations at the national, regional, and state levels. Therefore, you can feel confident that the Utica curriculum aligns with the needs of today’s healthcare employers. Also, should you decide to pursue graduate nursing study, your nursing degree from Utica University will be recognized.

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Institutional Accreditation

Utica University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680, (215) 662-5606. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation.

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Nursing Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Utica University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

New York Approval

Both our ABSN program and our Advanced Standing BS in Nursing program in Syracuse and Albany are approved by the New York State Education Department (NYSED), located at 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12234. This state entity provides leadership to an educational system that strives to offer the best learning opportunities in the world.