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Accreditation & Approval

Lone Star College Systemís Nursing Programs are approved and regulated by the Texas Board of Nursing, http://www.bne.state.tx.us/, whose mission is to protect and promote the welfare of the people of Texas by ensuring that each person holding a license as a nurse in the State of Texas is competent to practice safely.  Questions, comments, or concerns can be forwarded to the Executive Director, Katherine Thomas, MN, RN.  Contact information for the Texas Board of Nursing is below.
Texas Board of Nursing
333 Guadalupe #3-460
Austin, Texas  78701
Office: (512) 305-7400
Fax:    (512) 305-7401

Lone Star College Systemís Associate Degree Nursing Programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) http://www.nlnac.org/home.htm.   The ACEN is responsible for the specialized accreditation of nursing education programs.  The Commission has authority and accountability for carrying out the responsibilities inherent in the application of standards and criteria, accreditation processes, and the affairs, management, policy-making, and general administration of the ACEN.  The ACEN is nationally recognized as a specialized accrediting agency for both post-secondary and higher degree programs in nursing education.  Questions, comments, or concerns can be sent to the ACEN at nlnac@nlnac.org or through the contact information below.   

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia  30326

Phone: 404.975.5000       
Fax: 404.975.5020

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