Yancey School of Nursing


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The baccalaureate and master’s degree programs at Kentucky Christian University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887- 6791 (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). Both degree programs are approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (https://kbn.ky.gov/education/Pages/approval.aspx).

Kentucky Christian University’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program meets the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) certification eligibility educational requirements. Students who complete this program have the educational preparation to sit for the ANCC certification examination in this role and population. Applicants must also meet any additional eligibility
criteria in effect when they apply for certification.

The Yancey School of Nursing (YSN) has been recognized as one of “America’s Best Nursing Schools 2015”. The YSN was also named one of the “Best Online RN to BSN Degree Programs for 2016”. The MSN program has been recognized by RNTOBSN.org as the #13 best online MSN program in the country!

Kentucky Christian University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Students are eligible to transfer academic credits to another institution at the discretion of the receiving institution.


Kentucky Christian University Yancey School of Nursing is hosting an accreditation reaffirmation site visit for the BSN program by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Nov 6-8, 2019.  If you would like to submit a third-party comment, please submit via email or mail to the addresses provided below.  Written third-party comments must be received by CCNE by no later than October 16, 2019.  Only signed comments are accepted by CCNE.



Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
655 K Street NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001

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