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Catalog and Student Handbook 2020 - 2021

Accreditation

Labouré College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

Inquiries regarding accreditation status by the Commission should be directed to the administrative staff of the institution. Individuals may also contact: 

New England Commission of Higher Education 

3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100 

Burlington, MA 01803-4514

Phone: (781) 425 7785

Email: info@neche.org 

While all of the College's programs are approved through NECHE, many of the College’s healthcare programs are also accredited by a discipline-specific, specialized accrediting body. As a College with the distinct focus of education for practice in the healthcare sector, Labouré is committed to preparing individuals to deliver patient-centered care as members of an interdisciplinary team. The individual programs provide clinical education emphasizing evidence-based practice, taking advantage of the latest research and clinical expertise. Quality improvement approaches and the use of information technology are important components of each program.

Specialized Program Accreditation

  • The baccalaureate degree program in Nursing at Labouré College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791. Website: http://www.ccneaccreditation.org
  • The Associate of Science in Nursing degree is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404-975-5000. Website: http://www.acenursing.org 
  • The Neurodiagnostic Technology Certificate program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs in cooperation with the Committee on Accreditation for Education in Neurodiagnostic Technology (CoA-NDT).
  • The Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Certificate program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs in cooperation with the Committee on Accreditation for Education in Neurodiagnostic Technology (CoA-NDT/IONM). 
  • The Associate of Science in Radiation Therapy degree program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

Program Approval

The Associate of Science in Nursing degree program maintains Full Approval status by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing approves pre-licensure programs in Nursing.