School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership Accreditation

The MSUM School of Nursing & Healthcare Leadership have earned accreditation and professional affiliation for their baccalaureate and master’s degrees in nursing, health services administration programs. Guidelines from national and specialty organizations were used to develop a curriculum that prepares graduates for roles in nursing, nursing education, nursing administration/organizational systems leadership and health services and healthcare administration.

The Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program has been approved into candidacy status with CAHME (Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education). Learn More

Minnesota State University Moorhead's Bachelor's of Science in Health Services Administration is a member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master's degree program in nursing at Minnesota State University Moorhead are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

The Minnesota State University Moorhead, Master’s Degree in Nursing Program (delivered online), is pursuing pre-accreditation candidacy status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; phone 202-909-2487. Interested parties are invited to submit third party comments in writing directly to NLN CNEA ( no later than April 26, 2023.

The Minnesota Board of Executives for Long Term Services and Supports (BELTSS) accredits Minnesota State University Moorhead Long Term Care Administration program as a Center of Excellence for Long Term Care Administrators.

National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements

Minnesota State University Moorhead has been approved by the State of Minnesota to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.