The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) has granted initial accreditation to the Professional Nursing (Associate Degree) programs at Jersey College’s Tampa, Jacksonville, and Ft. Lauderdale campuses. This accreditation means Jersey College has met the standards of a programmatic accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.“Jersey College is honored to have been awarded accreditation by the ACEN,” said Greg Karr, CEO of Jersey College. “This distinction is another indication of our success as a leading provider of nursing education and highlights our commitment to our students.”ACEN accreditation is a voluntary peer-review process intended to enhance quality improvement in nursing education as well as assist in the further improvement of the institutions or programs as relates to resources invested, processes followed and results achieved. The ACEN may be contacted at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, (404) 975-5000. About Jersey College: Jersey College is a nationally accredited private institution of higher learning specializing solely in nursing education. Jersey College currently enrolls more than 2,500 nursing students and has graduated more than 5,000 nurses across its six campuses located in Florida and New Jersey. The school of nursing at Jersey College offers both Practical and Professional nursing programs that allow an individual to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or a Registered Nurse. The nursing programs have been designed to support the adult student in accomplishing their educational and professional goals, and to foster the diversification of the nursing workforce to better serve the area’s multicultural communities.