Licenses

Florida National University is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines St., Ste. 1414, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400, toll-free telephone number (888) 224-6684.

 

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Accreditation

Florida National University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award diploma, certificate, associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Florida National University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).

The Florida National University, Respiratory Therapy program #200557, Associate of Science Degree, Hialeah Campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (www.coarc.com).

The Florida National University Degree Advancement program #510003, Bachelor of Science degree, Hialeah Campus holds Provisional Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (www.coarc.com).

This status signifies that a program with an Approval of Intent has demonstrated sufficient compliance with the Standards (through submission of an acceptable Provisional Accreditation Self Study Report (PSSR) and any other documentation required by the CoARC, as well as satisfactory completion of an initial on-site visit), to be allowed to admit students. It is recognized as an accredited program by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), which provides enrolled students who complete the program with eligibility for the Respiratory Care Credentialing Examination(s). The program will remain on Provisional Accreditation until it achieves Continuing Accreditation.

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Florida National University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call (305) 821-3333 ext. 1051 or email ptaprogram@fnu.edu

The Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology and Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Technology (Medical Ultrasound) programs at Florida National University are Educational Programs recognized by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (www.arrt.org ) 1255 Northland Drive St. Paul, MN 55120, (651) 687-0048. This accreditation recognizes the Program’s compliance with the nationally established accreditation Standards.

Florida National University’s Nursing Division has four licenses: one for the Hialeah Campus (for the BSN program), two for the South Campus (one for the BSN program and one for the ADN program), and one for the Training Center for the ADN. All licenses are issued by The Florida Board of Nursing, 4052 Bald Cypress Way BIN C02, Tallahassee, Florida 32399. MQA_Nursing@doh.state.fl.us

Effective April 23, 2021, Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), Training Center,  is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This candidacy stratus expires on April 23, 2023, 2023. Accreditation Commission from Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326. (940) 975-5000. http://www.acenursing.us/candidates/candidacy.asp

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Florida National University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

The master’s degree nursing program at Florida National University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Approvals

Florida National University is a participant in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). For more information on this initiative, contact National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements, 3005 Center Green Drive, Suite 130, Boulder, Colorado 80301, 303.848.3275, info@nc-sara.org

 

In accordance with appropriate regulations, Florida National University is approved for Veterans Training by the State of Florida, Department of Veterans Affairs, Bay Pines, Florida 33744, (727) 319-7402. http://www.floridavets.org. As a result, the university is authorized to receive veterans educational benefit funds.

 

Note: Florida National University complies with Title 38/10 requirements, and notably Title 38 US Code 3679 subsection (e).

Florida National University is an authorized participant of the Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 1322.25, Change 3 (Voluntary Education Partnership), effective July 7, 2014; as a result, the university is authorized to receive military tuition assistance (TA) funds. Florida National University is authorized by federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students.

ln accordance with the National Accreditation & Equivalency Council of the Bahamas Act, Florida National University has met NAECOB’s standards for recognition. Programs offered online, blended, hybrid or ground-based to the people of the Bahamas will be recognized in the Bahamas.

Florida National University is listed in the Classification of Colleges and Universities of the Carnegie Foundation. http://www.carnegiefoundation.org/Classifications