School of Nursing and Health Professions


The American Psychological Association (APA) is the largest organization of professional psychologists in the United States and the APA's Commission on Accreditation assesses the quality of professional and specialized graduate programs. In 2018, the the PsyD was granted accreditation, on contingency, by the APA. 


The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is an autonomous accrediting agency that contributes to the improvement of the public health. Since 2003, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) were granted CCNE accreditation. In 2009, the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) was granted CCNE accreditation.


The Council of Education for Public Health (CEPH) is a U.S. Department of Education-recognized independent organization that accredits public health programs. The Masters of Public Health (MPH) program was granted accreditation by CEPH in June 2014.

Programs that Adhere to USF's APR Guidelines: