yes, i definitely agree with you that it is approved by the obn, however they are not accredited by the nlnac. huge difference. basically, from my research, i have discoved that if you want to go on with your bsn and you have an adn from platt every 4 year university i've looked into requires that you graduate from an nlnac program.
"an accredited college or university is one that has been recognized as a quality learning institution by a national, autonomous organization. it is important to attend an accredited school for many reasons. financial aid may not be available to schools that are not accredited and, in the event that you wish to transfer credits from one school to the next, accredited schools will only accept credit hours from other accredited schools. not only will you be ensured the best education by attending a recognized school, hiring managers will often favor applicants who have graduated from a reputable college or university.
the two leading accrediting organizations for nursing schools are the national league for nursing accrediting commission (nlnac
) and the commission on collegiate nursing education (ccne