Northeastern University’s Accredited Accelerated Nursing School

At Northeastern University, we uphold a continuous commitment to academic excellence — and it shows with the accreditations and approvals we maintain at both the institution and nursing school level. As one of our nursing students, you can feel confident that your education at our accredited, accelerated nursing school follows practices that best serve the public interest and aligns with current healthcare demand.

University Accreditation

Northeastern University has maintained its status as a member in good standing of the New England Commission of Higher Education, Inc. (NECHE), previously New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), since it was awarded its initial accreditation in 1940. The university was last reviewed by NECHE in 2018 and will be reviewed again in fall 2028.

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National Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, and the post-graduate APRN certificate program at Northeastern University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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State Nursing Approval

Northeastern University is in excellent standing with the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing, located at 239 Causeway Street, Suite 500, Boston, MA 02114. The board serves to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the Commonwealth through the fair, consistent application of the statutes and regulations governing nursing practice and nursing education. To learn more about the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing, please visit or call 617.973.0900.

The Charlotte location of Northeastern University’s Accelerated BSN program is also approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing, located at 4516 Lake Boone Trail, Raleigh, NC 27607. The board serves to protect the public by regulating the practice of nursing. To learn more about the NC BON, please visit or call 919.782.3211.

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For More Information

Contact us to learn more about our accredited, accelerated nursing program and how to get started today.