Accreditation

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery program seeks third-party comments for ACME accreditation 

In accordance with Accreditation Commission on Nurse-Midwifery Education (ACME) Policies and Procedures Manual, and the U.S. Department of Education’s requirements, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is seeking written third-party comment concerning the qualifications for accreditation of the Vanderbilt School of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery program. Your comments will be included with the materials submitted for review by the ACME Board of Review. Upon request, comments will be considered confidential. In all instances, comments must directly relate to the continuing accreditation of a program and the ACME Criteria for Programmatic Accreditation. This document may be found at www.midwife.org/Accreditation under ACME Documents. Please cite the particular criterion of concern in your comments. All written comments should be sent to the attention of Heather L. Maurer, ACME Executive Director, hmaurer@acnm.org, or mailed to ACME at 8403 Colesville Rd., Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Vanderbilt University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, doctorate and professional degrees.

Contact SACSCOC for questions about accreditation of Vanderbilt University:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097
Phone: 404-679-4500
Website:  www.sacs.org  

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

The Master's, Post-Master’s Certificate and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). 

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
655 K Street NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001,
Phone: 202-887-6791
Website: www.ccneaccreditation.org  

Vanderbilt School of Nursing was a charter member of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Nursing, which later was incorporated into the National League for Nursing (NLN). 

Midwifery Programs

The nurse-midwifery program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME).

Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 240.485.1800
Website: http://www.midwife.org/acme   

Tennessee Board of Nursing

The master's for initial licensure  and the master's nursing program are fully approved by the Tennessee Board of Nursing.

State of Tennessee Department of Health
Bureau of Health Licensure and Regulation
Division of Health Related Boards

665 Mainstream Drive
Nashville, TN 37243
Website: http://tennessee.gov/health 

U.S. Department of Education

Contact the DOE for questions at:

400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20202
Phone: 1-800-872-5327
Website: www.ed.gov