Morningside University Nylen School of Nursing Licensure Disclosure and State Authorization Information
The Morningside University Nylen School of Nursing has investigated the general requirements for licensure in each state and territory. Morningside University Nylen School of Nursing baccalaureate and master’s program have full approval from the Iowa Board of Nursing. The baccalaureate degree program in nursing/master’s degree program in nursing/and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Morningside University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (https://www.ccneaccreditation.org). Morningside University has been approved by the state of Iowa to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (NC-SARA). NC-SARA is an agreement among member states that establishes comparable national standards for interstate offering of postsecondary distance education courses and programs. It is intended to make it easier for students to take online courses offered by postsecondary institutions based in another state. See state information listed below to see if Morningside University Nylen School of Nursing is authorized to award a degree to an online student residing in another state. If you relocate during the course of the program to another state, it may impact whether you can continue in the program and meet eligibility requirements. If you are considering relocating, you should contact the Graduate Nursing office at email@example.com.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The BSN program prepares students to sit for the national NCLEX-RN examination for licensure to become a Registered Nurse (RN). The RN-BSN does not lead to any type of licensure, as students are already licensed. To the best of our knowledge, the educational requirements for Morningside University Nylen School of Nursing Bachelor of Science in Nursing substantially meet the same basic academic conditions for licensure in all 50 states. Some states have specific requirements beyond these basic academic conditions for licensure.
Advanced Practice Nursing Roles
Our APRN programs (Family Primary Care Nursing Practitioner and Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner) prepare students for national certification by an associated certifying body (American Nurse Credentialing Center, ANCC, or American Association of Nurse Practitioners, AANP). National certification is an expectation for practice nationwide. APRN authorization varies from state-to-state with some states awarding APRN licenses, some providing APRN endorsements on a nurse’s RN licenses, or other systems that have been designated by the state’s Board of Nursing. Students are encouraged to also contact the Board of Nursing in the state they wish to practice in determining additional practice information. The Clinical Nurse Leader track meet the educational requirements to sit for the national CNL certification through the Commission on Nurse Certification (CNC). The CNL does not lead to additional licensure. State licensure requirements may change and states may have conditions for licensure in addition to educational requirements. For additional information, contact the Graduate Nursing program at firstname.lastname@example.org.Licensure information is reviewed and updated on this site in May of each year. Prospective students will be informed through our website and applicants will be notified upon receipt of the application of current licensure fulfillment status and state authorization.