UC Irvine is a member of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and is fully accredited by the WASC Senior Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WSCUC), California’s regional accrediting agency.
The baccalaureate degree program and the master’s degree program in Nursing Science at the UCI Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education www.ccneaccreditation.org.
What does accreditation mean?
Accreditation is a mark of quality. Accreditation insures a program’s educational processes and outcomes are congruent and that the faculty review the processes and outcomes and make changes when indicated.
What are the benefits of attending an accredited nursing program?
Graduating from an accredited nursing program is required by a majority of graduate nursing programs for admission to most master’s level and higher degree nursing programs. Accreditation assures quality nursing education that meets professional standards.