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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.

Accreditation

The W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing baccalaureate and master's degree programs, and graduate certificate programs at Thomas Edison State College are accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road, N.E.
Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000
http://www.acenursing.org/

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.
Suite 530
Washington, D.C. 20036-1120
(202) 887-6791
http://www.aacn.nche.edu/accreditation/

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
(973) 504-6430
www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/medical/nursing.htm

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.