School of Nursing

The Troy University School of Nursing consists of the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs. Additionally, the School of Nursing offers the RN to BSN-MSN track for registered nurses who seek to complete BSN degree.

The MSN program prepares nursing informatics specialists, and nurse practitioners as Family Nurse Practitioners. A post-master’s family nurse practitioner certificate (PMC) option is available for those holding an MSN degree. The DNP program offers post-baccalaureate and post-master’s options for those seeking to complete a practice-focused doctorate. The School of Nursing is a component of the College of Health and Human Services.

Accreditation and Approval

The ASN, BSN, MSN/PMC, and DNP programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). ACEN specialized accreditation indicates that the School of Nursing has been found to meet or exceed standards and criteria for education quality. These standards meet the recognition standards of The Council for Higher Education Accreditation; ACEN also is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a national accrediting agency for nursing education.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
3343 Peachtree Road, NE
Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000
(404) 975-5020
www.acenursing.org

The School of Nursing wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its ASN program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). You are invited to meet the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled at 3:00 pm on October 5, 2016 at the School of Nursing Building in Montgomery, AL in Room 213. If you are planning to attend please call 334-241-8653.

Written comments are also welcome and should be submitted directly to:
Dr. Marsal Stoll, Chief Executive Officer
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Or e-mail: mstoll@acenursing.org
All written comments should be received by the ACEN by September 30, 2016

Student Achievement Data 2014-2015

ASN Nursing Program
Licensure examination pass rate 80.2%
Students’ completion rate 81.3%
Graduates obtaining a job rate 100%
 
BSN Nursing Program 2014-2015
Licensure examination pass rate 96.1%
Students’ completion rate 62.9%
Graduates obtaining a job rate 100%
 
MSN Nursing Program 2014-2015
Certification examination pass rate 83%
Students’ completion rate 80%
Graduates obtaining a job rate 96%
 
DNP Nursing Program 2014-2015
Certification examination pass rate 100%
Students’ completion rate BSN-DNP- 100%, PM-DNP- 72.2%
Graduates obtaining a job rate 100%

The ASN and BSN programs are approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing.

Alabama Board of Nursing
RSA Plaza, Suite 250
770 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36130-3900
(334)242-4060
www.abn.state.al.us/
Troy University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, GA 30033-4097
(404) 679-4501

Memberships

The Troy University School of Nursing holds membership in a number of professional associations, including the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, National League for Nursing, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, and the Southern Regional Education Board Council on Collegiate Education for Nursing.

Non-Discrimination Statement

Troy University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, color, race, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation in its admissions, education, employment, or access to its programs. The University fully complies with the following: Civil Rights Act of 1964 and its amendments; Federal Executive Order 11246; Educational Amendments of 1972 and 1974; the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1972; Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974; and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994.

Troy University Office of Institutional Research, Planning, and Effectiveness

The Troy University Office of Institutional Research, Planning, and Effectiveness (IRPE) coordinates reports, strategic planning, and program effectiveness for the University as a whole.

Troy University Institutional Research, Planning, and Effectiveness (IRPE)
231 Adams Administration Building
Troy, AL 36082
(334) 670-3803
(334) 670-3815

School of Nursing Accreditation for the ASN, BSN, MSN, and DNP Programs

TROY School of Nursing is proud to announce notification of continued accreditation of its Associate of Science in Nursing program (ASN), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN and RN to BSN/MSN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs and initial accreditation of its new Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The Board of Commissioners granted the associate, master's and bachelor's programs eight years of continuing accreditation and the clinical doctorate program initial accreditation for five years. These decisions by the Board of Commissioners represent the maximum time allowed for continued and initial accreditation of programs by ACEN.

Accreditation indicates to our communities of interest that our programs meet national standards and guidelines for nursing education. The TROY School of Nursing is committed to the delivery of quality nursing education programs.

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