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Baccalaureate-Prepared Nurses are Essential to Quality Health Care

September 12, 2023

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Data Spotlight: Changes in Master’s Program Enrollments and Graduations

September 05, 2023

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Rounds with Leadership: Helping to Meet Your Enrollment Targets

August 30, 2023

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AACN Our Mission

Our Mission

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national voice for academic nursing. AACN works to establish quality standards for nursing education; assists schools in implementing those standards; influences the nursing profession to improve health care; and promotes public support for professional nursing education, research, and practice.

“AACN is the only place that I can come and truly be among peers.”

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