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January 24, 2011
Gwinnett Tech Nursing Program Announces Site Review
Public Comments and Attendance Invited
The Gwinnett Technical College nursing program will host a site review in March for the initial accreditation of its associate degree nursing program.
Interested parties are invited to meet the team from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) and share comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at 3:00 p.m., in Room 104, Building 200.
Written comments are also welcome and should be submitted directly to:
Dr. Sharon Tanner, Chief Executive Officer
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
All written comments should arrive at NLNAC by February 23, 2011.
In July 2008, Gwinnett Tech announced receiving developmental approval from the Georgia Board of Nursing to offer the associate degree nursing program, with initial approval granted in March 2009. The college's first class of registered nursing students started classes in September 2009.
The site visit by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission is another step toward earning accreditation from the commission for the GTC program. GTC's associate degree nursing program earned candidacy status in August 2010.
While specific academic programs at the college often earn specialized industry accreditation, Gwinnett Tech is also accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
GTC offers more than 45 degree, diploma and certificate program options that you can finish in two years or less. For more information on all programs, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.
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About Gwinnett Tech
Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, serves more than 21,000 students annually to meet the workforce training needs of the region. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech’s service area includes Gwinnett and North Fulton counties. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or callÂ 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College.Â In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visitÂ www.GwinnettTech.edu.
A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.