Mission & Accreditation

Mission Statement

The Associate Degree Nursing program at Pearl River Community College is committed to instruct students in the art and science of nursing, to prepare graduates for successful passage of the NCLEX-RN exam, and to provide students with the skills necessary to practice as entry-level registered nurses in diverse healthcare settings.

 

Accreditation

The Associate Degree Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (MS IHL). The ADN program has received continuing accreditation from ACEN through Spring 2019. Information regarding accreditation status may be directed to:

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

Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (MS IHL) 
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211
Telephone: (601) 432-6486
http://www.ihl.state.ms.us/nursing/