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This is a discussion on NYIT Accreditation !! Help Need to make a Decision in New York State Nursing Programs, part of New York Nursing ... Hey everyone, Ok so I really need help with this. I'm graduating in a few weeks with a...by sbp210 May 5, '10Hey everyone,
Ok so I really need help with this. I'm graduating in a few weeks with a Bachelors degree in a field other than nursing.
I applied to a bunch of schools but was only accepted into NYIT's nursing program as a transfer student and Nassau Community College's program.
Nassau's program is really well known and its an honor to be accepted but I eventually want to obtain my master's degree so going to Nassau adds an extra year onto my education( RN to BSN).
I was accepted into NYIT's nursing program with 96 credits transferring so it would take me at most 2 years to obtain a BSN.
Logically both are two year programs so it would seem that I should choose the BSN program however according to NYIT's website it says
"The department is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), and we are currently working toward accreditation by the AACN's Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), a national accreditation agency."
I spoke with someone from NYIT who said that they applied for accreditation a year ago and if by the time I graduate they aren't accredited then the only problem I would face is the possibility that some master programs may reject me because of it, however when they do get accredited than i might just have to retake a course or two and ill be fine....
I don't know what to do ... can anyone tell me whose gone through NYIT's program or if they know of any information regarding obtaining a job, continuing education, reputation etc. from a non accredited school?
thanks so much
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- May 5, '10 by need2chillI know from experience that you're not going to get much information about the NYIT Nursing program in this forum...you'll have to do your research for yourself. Hope this link helps - http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/nurse/n...#Baccalaureate