Accredited Nursing Program in Tennessee

At Marian University, we carry out a continuous commitment to academic excellence, and it shows through our national, regional, and state accreditations. Hence, you can rest assured that a degree from our accredited nursing program in Tennessee meets the demands of today’s health care employers.

University Accreditation

Marian University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), an independent corporation that was founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. This regional accreditation means our university has been closely evaluated and certified for meeting very specific standards of higher learning. To learn more about the HLC and its accreditation process, please call 800.621.7440 or visit

Marian University's  Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program is CCNE accredited Nursing Accreditation

Our ABSN program in Tennessee is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), located at One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, D.C. 20036. CCNE is a national agency that contributes to the improvement of public health by confirming the effectiveness of baccalaureate and graduate nursing degree programs. Through rigorous evaluation, CCNE has identified our accelerated nursing program as following educational practices that best serve the public interest.

ABSN Program Approval

Our ABSN program meets the approval of the Tennessee Board of Nursing, located at 665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd Floor, Nashville, TN 37243. As a local government entity, the board is responsible for safeguarding the health, safety, and welfare of Tennesseans. The board proposes the minimum curriculum for every nursing program in Tennessee, approving those that meet its standards.

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