Accreditation

The USF BSN-DNP Program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA). The program received initial accreditation in May 2017 for 5 years and the next review is in 2022.

COA grants recognition to nurse anesthesia programs that meet nationally established standards of academic quality. The Council focuses their efforts on improving and ensuring educational quality.

Council on Accreditation logo

Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA)
222 S. Prospect Avenue
Park Ridge, Ill. 60068-4001
Main Number: 847.655.1160
Fax: 847.692.7137
Email: Accreditation@coa.us.com
Website: http://home.coa.us.com

The University of Saint Francis is approved to offer the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree by the Higher Learning Commission.

Higher Learning Commission
230 LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL  60604-1411
Main Number: 312.263.0456
Fax: 312.263.7462
Website: www.hlcommission.org