The Associate Degree of Nursing program provides a comprehensive foundation of general education and nursing knowledge necessary for nursing practice and continuing professional education and provides the necessary skills and competencies for graduates to assume registered nurse practice positions in acute, rehabilitative, and long-term care agencies. Graduates of the Associate Degree of Nursing program are eligible for the NCLEX-RN licensure examination.
Chamberlain College of Nursing focuses its educational offerings solely on training nurses. Through their both St. Louis and online campuses, students can earn their Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Nursing. However, Chamberlain College also offers two specialized programs for current LPNs or RN.
Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, ncahlc.org. HLC is one of the six regional agencies that accredit U.S. colleges and universities at the institutional level. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program and the Master of Science in Nursing degree program are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202.887.6791). The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program at the St. Louis and Columbus campuses and the Associate Degree in Nursing program are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree programs at the Phoenix and the Addison campuses are candidates for accreditation by NLNAC. Candidacy is the first step toward NLNAC accreditation. (NLNAC, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, 404.975.5000). Accreditation provides assurance to the public and to prospective students that standards of quality have been met.
Program availability varies by location. Chamberlain is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, 101 N 14th Street, Richmond, VA 23219 (804) 224-2600. The VA Board of Nursing has provided Chamberlain College of Nursing with the authority to advertise the program and to admit student to its Arlington campus location. Chamberlain College of Nursing Arlington Campus is located at 2450 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. Houston Campus Only: Program pending approval from the Texas Board of Nursing. AC0103.
Chamberlain reserves the right to update information as it becomes available. Information is current at the time of posting. For the most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation.