Rasmussen College Accreditation

Accreditations and Approvals

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
hlcommission.org
800-621-7440

Rasmussen College is Regionally Accredited

Regional accreditation is only awarded to colleges that meet criteria set by the association in their respective region, and can provide assurance that an organization has been found to meet strict requirements and criteria, and that there are reasonable grounds for believing it will continue to do so according to the HLC's "Accreditation of Higher Education Institutions: An Overview" (2007 Edition).

The Rasmussen College Professional Nursing Associate’s degree in Minnesota, Illinois, Kansas, Florida and Wisconsin is approved by the Minnesota, Illinois, Kansas, Florida and Wisconsin Boards of Nursing.

Upon satisfactory completion of the nursing program requirements, students are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for registered nurses. Upon passing the NCLEX-RN Exam, the RN candidate is eligible for licensure, provided the candidate has satisfied all Minnesota, Illinois, Kansas, Wisconsin, and Florida Board of Nursing requirements.

Minnesota Board of Nursing
2829 University Avenue SE, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Email: nursing.board@state.mn.us
Phone: 888-243-2690 or 612-617-2270

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Division of Professional Regulation
100 West Randolph, 9th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601

Kansas Board of Nursing
Landon State Office Building
900 SW Jackson Street
Suite 1051
Topeka, Kansas 66612-1230
Phone: 785-296-4929

Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing
Wisconsin Board of Nursing
1400 East Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53703

Florida Board of Nursing
4042 Bald Cypress Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Phone: 850-245-4125

The Rasmussen College Practical Nursing Associate’s degree in Minnesota is approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing.

Upon satisfactory completion of the Practical Nursing program requirements, students are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for practical nurses. Upon passing the NCLEX-PN Exam, the PN candidate is eligible for licensure, provided the candidate has satisfied all Minnesota Board of Nursing requirements.

Minnesota Board of Nursing
2829 University Avenue SE, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Email: nursing.board@state.mn.us
Phone: 888-243-2690 or 612-617-2270

The Rasmussen College Practical Nursing diploma in Florida is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing.

Upon satisfactory completion of the Practical Nursing Program requirements, students are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for practical nurses. Upon passing the NCLEX-PN Exam, the PN candidate is eligible for licensure, provided the candidate has satisfied all Florida Board of Nursing requirements.

Florida Board of Nursing
4042 Bald Cypress Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Phone: 850-245-4125

The Rasmussen College Professional Nursing Associate’s Degree program in New Port Richey/West Pasco and Ocala, Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404-975-5000
acenursing.org

The Professional Nursing Associate’s Degree program at Rasmussen College – Green Bay, Wausau, Kansas City/Overland Park and Topeka campuses is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-975-5000. acenursing.org

The Practical Nursing Diploma at Rasmussen College – Land O’Lakes/East Pasco is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850,
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404-975-5000
acenursing.org

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Rasmussen College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation

One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
202-887-6791

Health Information Technician Associate's Degree Program
The Health Information Technician Associate’s degree program offered at the Brooklyn Park/Maple Grove, Bloomington, Eagan, Lake Elmo/Woodbury, Mankato, and St. Cloud campuses in Minnesota; the Aurora/Naperville and Rockford campuses in Illinois; the Green Bay campus in Wisconsin; and the Rasmussen College Online Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Health Information Management Bachelor's Degree Program - Online
The online Health Information Management Bachelor’s degree program at Rasmussen College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

CAHIIM
233 N. Michigan Ave, 21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60601-5800
312-233-1100

Medical Assisting

ABHES
The Medical Assisting Diploma programs at the Kansas City/Overland Park and Topeka campuses in Kansas; the Aurora/Naperville, Mokena/ Tinley Park, Rockford, and Romeoville/Joliet campuses in Illinois; the Fort Myers, Ocala, New Port Richey/West Pasco and Tampa/Brandon campuses in Florida; the Appleton, Green Bay, and Wausau campuses in Wisconsin; and the Blaine, Bloomington, Brooklyn Park/Maple Grove, Eagan, Lake Elmo, Mankato, and St. Cloud campuses in Minnesota are accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314
North Falls Church, VA 22043
703-917-9503

Surgical Technologist - CAAHEP

The Surgical Technologist AAS Program at the Brooklyn Park/Maple Grove, Moorhead, and St. Cloud, Minnesota campuses is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP.org)on the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA). The Surgical Technologist AAS Program at the Romeoville/Joliet, Illinois campus is not currently accredited.

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
727-210-2350

Medical Laboratory Technician - NAACLS

The Medical Laboratory Technician Associate's degree program at the Lake Elmo/Woodbury, Moorhead, St. Cloud and Green Bay campuses is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
5600 N River Road
Rosemont, IL  60018
Phone: 773-714-8880   Fax: 773-714-8886

 

Rasmussen College registration, authorization, licensure and approval by state:

Rasmussen College in Minnesota is registered by: Minnesota Office of Higher Education
1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108
651-642-0567
ohe.state.mn.us

Rasmussen College – MN locations are registered as private institutions with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 1306A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Registration does not mean credits earned at the institution can be transferred to all other institutions.

Rasmussen College in Illinois is authorized by: Illinois Board of Higher Education
431 East Adams, 2nd Floor
Springfield, IL 62701
217-782-3442
ibhe.state.il.us

Rasmussen College in Florida is licensed by: Commission for Independent Education
325 West Gaines Street
Suite 1414
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
850-245-3200
fldoe.org/cie/

Rasmussen College in North Dakota is authorized by: North Dakota University System
1815 Schafer Street, Suite 202
Bismarck, ND 58501
701-224-2590
ndus.edu

Rasmussen College in Wisconsin is approved by: State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Board
30 West Mifflin Street, 9th Floor
P.O. Box 8696
Madison, Wisconsin 53708
608-266-1996
eab.state.wi.us

Rasmussen College in Kansas is approved by: Kansas Board of Regents
1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 520
Topeka, KS 66612

Rasmussen College has been approved by 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.
nc-sara.org

Rasmussen College is approved for:
Veteran’s Education Benefits by the Veterans Affairs State Approving Agencies in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Florida and North Dakota. More information can be found at gibill.va.gov.

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