Accredited Accelerated Nursing School and Approval
The Pacific Lutheran University School of Nursing is dedicated to improving healthcare for all through transformational nursing education, committed and responsive leadership, and meaningful scholarship. In doing so, it maintains accreditation at both the university and nursing school levels.
By attending our accredited accelerated nursing school near Seattle, Washington, you will receive a quality nursing education that prepares you to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN®)—the final step toward becoming a licensed registered nurse.
Pacific Lutheran University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), located at 8060 165th Ave NE, Suite 100, Redmond, WA 98052; (425) 558-4224.
Nursing Program Accreditation
The School of Nursing is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Pacific Lutheran University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
The Pacific Lutheran University School of Nursing is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), which is dedicated to ensuring and implementing nursing education quality standards, influencing improvements in healthcare and promoting public support for nursing education, research and practice.
The Pacific Lutheran University School of Nursing is also approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission, which ensures and protects public health and safety through regulating the competency of licensed nurses.
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