portrait of nursing student in simulation lab

The Valley Foundation School of Nursing Granted Accreditation

portrait of nursing student in simulation lab

Valley Foundation School of Nursing Granted Accreditation

SJSU’s undergraduate and graduate programs within The Valley Foundation School of Nursing have been granted accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education for a ten-year period ending Dec. 31, 2021.

“At its October meeting, the association determined that our school met all four accreditation standards,” said Director Jayne Cohen. “Additionally, there were no compliance concerns with respect to the key elements subsumed under the four standards. Hats off to all! What a team.”

The school seeks to provide innovative education in the art and science of professional nursing while empowering its baccalaureate and masters graduates to be socially and ethically responsible and knowledgeable clinicians, leaders, and scholars who will meet the changing health care needs of a diverse global community.

A clinical simulation lab provides a safe environment for students to practice and refine their nursing skills. The current focus on patient safety in the healthcare environment presents a need for innovative learning strategies in nursing education. The school provides a variety of opportunities for students to improve their critical nursing skills and further develop their clinical judgment necessary for safe and competent clinical practice.