Ellen Finley Earhart Department of Nursing
About the Department of Nursing
The Ellen Finley Earhart Department of Nursing at Park University was initiated in 1987 with the Associate Degree program.
Associate Degree in Nursing
(LPN to RN)
The Associate Degree in Nursing is an accelerated program that does not repeat PN school content, but instead focuses RN roles and responsibilities.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion
The BSN Completion Program provides a career mobility path for the Associate Degree RN to continue their nursing education.
Accreditation The Associate Degree in Nursing is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, (404) 975-5000, (formerly NLNAC, National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc.), and fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Completion program received Candidacy status notification May 16, 2014 and may use the following designation as noted on the ACEN website: www.acenursing.com “This nursing education program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, Phone: (404) 975-5000, Fax: (404) 975-5020, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web: www.acenursing.org. Park University is also a Yellow Ribbon Education Provider for Nursing Programs.