NLNAC vs CCNE accreditation...is one better than the other?

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    I was hoping for info on NLNAC vs CCNE accreditation. I see both when I am looking at school and wondered if it is nationally acceptable to do either. Are both widely accepted for BSN to transfer to MSN programs?
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    I believe certain organizations will only accept CCNE, so I would check with the school or facility that you want to be a part of after this degree. An example is the U.S. Navy. According to their website and the information I was sent, one of the qualifications is:

    "Be a student or graduate in good standing of a U.S. education program granting a bachelor of science degree and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)"

    Best of luck!
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    Thank you for the reply! It seems that most places are accredited with one or the other. I was thinking about which BSN program to choose so it was possibly an issue which accreditation my programs carried.


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