Statement of Accreditation Status

St. Joseph’s College of Nursing

  • CEO: Ms. AnneMarie Czyz, CNO/Acting Dean
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Susan Berger
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Robert Bonfiglio, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions » Two-year, very small
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Candidacy Granted: 2008
  • Accreditation Granted: 2012
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2017
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2025-2026
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2022

Contact Information

206 Prospect Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13203

(315) 448-5040

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • April 16, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of formal written notice from the institution in response to the Commission’s request of March 9, 2020. To temporarily waive Substantive Change Policy and Procedures and allow the use of distance education to accommodate students impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19) interruptions, in accordance with United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 5, 2020. Continued use of distance education beyond the limitations of USDE guidelines will require substantive change approval in accordance with Substantive Change Policy and Procedures. This flexibility is not available for clock-hour courses that lead to licensure if the licensing body will not accept distance learning courses or hours or give credit for them toward the number of hours a student must complete. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • June 21, 2018
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • June 22, 2017
    To reaffirm accreditation and to request a progress report, due April 1, 2018, documenting further evidence of strategies to measure and assess the level of, and efficient utilization of, institutional resources required to support the institution's mission and goals. (Standard 3). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • November 15, 2012
    To grant accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016-2017.
  • March 1, 2012
    To defer initial accreditation. To note that the institution remains in Candidate for Accreditation Status pending further action by the Commission, which must be taken no later than March 13, 2013 (five years from the date Candidate for Accreditation Status was granted on March 13, 2008), and to note that any and all Commission actions relative to candidacy and initial accreditation must be taken by that date. To request that the institution submit a revised self-study document in preparation for an evaluation visit that will be scheduled no later than December 15, 2012. The revised self-study document should respond specifically to the concerns of the evaluation team including: college-specific audited information (Standard 3), revisions to the Governing Board by-laws (Standard 4), implementation of general education assessment (Standards 12, 14) and further development and implementation of an organized and sustained process to evaluate and improve student learning (Standard 14), as well as updates, as appropriate, with regard to all other standards.
  • Distance Education
    Not approved for this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:

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