Accreditation and program approval



Accreditation and program approval


The Doctor of Nursing practice and all other nursing degree programs at St. Catherine University are fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN):

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St. Kate's associate degree program and the bachelor’s degree programs are approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing (MBN) and meet specific standards set forth by the Minnesota Board of Nursing.

Graduates of St. Kate's master’s degree program, who have completed one of the nurse practitioner specialty options, are eligible for prescription privileges as specified by the Minnesota Board of Nursing.

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St. Catherine University is an accredited institution through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.