Accreditation Granted for Doctor of Nursing Practice and Post-Graduate Nurse Practitioner Certificate Programs

November 20, 2015

We are proud to announce that Seattle University College of Nursing has been granted accreditation for its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program and Post-Graduate Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner Certificate by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( for 5 years, effective April 13, 2015 to December 31, 2020.

“Accreditation provides assurance to those who come to learn with us and those who employ our graduates that Seattle University College of Nursing offers DNP and Post-Graduate Advanced Practice programs that are academically solid. At the Seattle University College of Nursing, our mission is to educate and inspire leaders at the BSN through Doctoral levels to transform healthcare for a just and humane world,” said Dean Kristen M. Swanson, RN, PhD, FAAN.

Learn more about the Doctor of Nursing Practice and Post-Graduate programs.