As information technology continues to expand- quality education is becomming more attainable for individuals who were never able to go back to school because of time/family constraints. Now, though the internet, education is becomming more and more convenient.
I wanted to throw out a word of caution about making sure that you obtain a degree through an accredited program.
In the United States, colleges and universities are accredited by one of 6 'regional' accrediting bodies. I encourage anyone considering a degree through distance education to find out about the accreditation status of their proposed institution of study.
If you want to learn more about accreditation, visit:
This is the web site of the US government's office of post-secondary education.
There are many institutions out there that are not accredited, or are accredited by 'accrediting bodies' that are not recognized by the US department of education. This could have significant implications if you ever go to seek higher degrees.
Feb 18, '03
can you explain to me, anyone, what is nln(national league for nursing) vs ccne( Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
acrediation? i know nln is an older more widely recognized body. why does a school choose one or the other. i was looking into u of wyoming's grad degree and they are ccne accredited, not nln. does nln accreditation cost more or are they fed up w/ nln politics or something? any responses appreciated. thanks!:wink2:
Last edit by imenid37 on Feb 18, '03