New Accreditation Requirements and Professional Standards
Due to new accreditation requirements and professional standards, the W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing RN-BSN/MSN programs are in the planning phase of curriculum changes which will go into effect in the July 2013 term. New information will become available as changes are made.
W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing
The W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing provides students with innovative degree programs that meet the educational and career needs of students who want an alternative to traditional campus-based instruction.
The flexible, self-paced programs serve the educational needs of RNs, society's healthcare needs, and the nursing profession's need for a clinically competent and technologically adept workforce prepared to assume leadership positions in nursing.
The W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing baccalaureate, master's and graduate nursing certificate programs at Thomas Edison State College are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
3343 Peachtree Road, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30326
The W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing baccalaureate and master's degree nursing programs at Thomas Edison State College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
One Dupont Circle, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036-1120
The W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing programs at Thomas Edison State College are approved by the New Jersey Board of Nursing.
New Jersey Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 45010
Newark, NJ 07101
In 2010, the School of Nursing was named in honor of W. Cary Edwards, a distinguished community leader and public servant. During his tenure as chief counsel to New Jersey Governor Thomas H. Kean, Mr. Edwards was instrumental in securing the initial funding that made it possible to begin nursing education at Thomas Edison State College. In addition, he has a distinguished record of service to higher education and the State of New Jersey which includes serving as Attorney General, Chairman of the State Commission on Investigation, and a member of the New Jersey Assembly.
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"Our flexible, self-paced programs serve the educational needs of RNs, the healthcare needs of society and the needs of the profession."
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