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Nursing Department Accreditation and Approval

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The Wesley College Bachelor of Science program is approved by the Delaware State Board of Nursing. The BSN, MSN and Post-master’s Certificate in Adult-Gerontology programs are fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
(404) 975-5000
www.acenursing.org

Wesley College is fully-accredited through the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and operates as an independent liberal arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Several majors are accredited through field-specific accreditation commissions.

Program Completion Data

Expected level of achievement:  Program completion rate will be at or above 75% of students will complete the BSN program within 150% of program length beginning with enrollment on the first day of the first nursing course (NR107 Introduction to Professional Nursing).

Graduation Year Number of Graduates Completion Rate
2016 25 100%
2017 28 89.28%
2018 46 100%

NCLEX Examination Data

Expected level of achievement: NCLEX-RN licensure examination pass rate will be at least 80% for all first time test takers within the 12 month period between October 1 through September 30.

Graduation Year Number of Graduates Pass Rate
2016 25 89.29%
2017 28 96.43%
2018 46 95.74%

BSN Employment Data

Expected level of achievement: Eighty-five percent (85%) of new graduates will be employed as a registered nurse one-year post graduation.

Graduation Year Number of Graduates Professional practice
2016 25 100%
2017 28 100%
2018 46 95.65%

Master of Science in Nursing

The Wesley College Master of Science in Nursing program and Post Masters Certificates program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
(404) 975-5000
Fax: (404) 975-5020
www.acenursing.org

Wesley College is fully-accredited through the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and operates as an independent liberal arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Several majors are accredited through field-specific accreditation commissions.

The Wesley College Adult-Gerontology CNS program meets AACN’s educational eligibility requirements for AACN Certification Corporation’s ACCNS-AG certification exam.

AACN Certification Corporation
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
101 Columbia, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
800-394-5995
www.aacn.org/certification

The Wesley College Adult-Gerontology CNS program meets ANCC educational requirements for American Nurses Credentialing Center adult-gerontology clinical nurse specialist certification exam.

American Nurses Credentialing Center
Attn: Certification Registrations
P.O. Box 8785
Silver Spring, MD 20907-8785

MSN Graduates Achievement Data

Program Completion

Expected Level of Achievement: 80% of students will graduate with an MSN within 3.5 years from admission for the RN without a BSN and 2.5 years for those with a BSN. 80% of students will graduate with the Post Master’s Certificate (PMC) within 1.5 years from admission.

Graduation Year Aggregate data RN to MSN MSN Post Masters
2016 100% (N=4) 100% (N=3) 100% (N=1) Program not started
2017 81.8% (N=11) 71.4%    (N=7) 100%  (N=1) 100%  (N=3)
2018 (May only) 100% (N=4) 0% (N=0) 100% (N=4) 0% (N=0)

Success on Certification Examination

Expected Level of Achievement: 80% of graduates choosing to sit for certification will pass the examination on the first attempt in the twelve month period between January 1 and December 31.

Graduation Year Aggregate data
2016 0% (N=1)
2017 100% (N= 3)
2018
66.6% (N=6)

Employment

Expected Level of Achievement: Eighty percent of those seeking employment will be involved in role-related professional practice at one year post-graduation.

Graduation Year Aggregate data Role related professional practice
2016 100% (N=4) Employed in positions requiring the MSN degree.
2017 100% (N=11) Employed in nursing and report advanced responsibilities or positions.
2018 100% (N=4) Employed in nurse role requiring the MSN degree and
(N=1) employed in nursing and report advanced responsibilities or position.

Employer Satisfaction Data

80% of employers responding to the survey will rate the EOPSLO as a score of 4 or greater.

Graduation Year Aggregate Data Response RN=MSN MSN Post Masters
2016 N=4 score of 5 3/4 (75%) N=3 N=1 N=0
2017 N=11 score of 5 6/11 (54.4%) N=7 N=1 N=3
2018 N=6 score of 5 4/6 (66.6%) N=0 N=6 N=0