College of Nursing and Health Professions

Lake Charles, Louisiana

Public Notice

The ICMSN MSN Program

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education-Third Party Comments-Public Notice

The Intercollegiate Consortium for a Master of Science in Nursing (ICMSN), at Southeastern Louisiana University, McNeese University, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and Nicholls State University, is scheduled for its on-site evaluation with the Commission on Collegiate Education (CCNE) for March 8th through 10th, 2023. Please note that in the CCNE accreditation process, there is an opportunity for program constituents and other interested parties to submit written comments concerning a program’s qualifications for accreditation. Written third-party comments will be received by CCNE until 21 days before the scheduled evaluation or February 15, 2023. All comments are to be directed to:

Or, if you prefer, mail comments to: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Attn: Third-Party Comments 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750 Washington, DC 20001

All third-party comments submitted to CCNE must be written in English, consistent with CCNE’s policy on Conduct of Business in English. CCNE shares third-party comments with the evaluation team prior to the evaluation, but at no time during the review process are these comments shared with the program, the Accreditation Review Committee, or the Board of Commissioners. During its review of the program, the evaluation team considers third-party comments, if any, that relate to the accreditation standards.

If you want a future career working with patients as a nurse or a counselor, or you're more interested in working behind the scenes at a hospital as a radiology technician, healthcare administrator or medical laboratory technician, we're here to help you make your dreams a reality.

The College of Nursing and Health Professions is home to a wide variety of degree programs in the healthcare field. With state-of-the-art technology, hands-on learning opportunities and highly dedicated faculty, our students are prepared to provide excellent care to their communities.

Health and Human Performance

McNeese is also home to the H.C. Drew School of Health and Human Performance, where you can study how to assess and address physical, nutritional and physiological needs of patients. Earn your bachelor's degree in sports medicine, pre-physical therapy, or other healthcare-related professions.

Prepare for Medical School

Are you planning to apply to medical, dental or pharmacy school? You'll need to be prepared with the right bachelor's degree. McNeese's biological sciences and chemistry degree programs offer concentrations that include special courses to help you meet requirements and pass difficult professional school entrance exams.

College Highlights

  • McNeese nursing students have a 98% passage rate for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) exam, and earn their licenses at a rate that far exceeds national and state averages.
  • As one of only four programs in Louisiana that award bachelor’s degrees for radiologic sciences, our program boasts a 98% first-time student passage rate on the ARRT national certification exam.
  • For the past several years, our student certification rates for family nurse practitioners and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners has been 100%.
  • Since 2018, 100% of McNeese's medical laboratory science degree graduates have started their medical laboratory careers within six months of graduation.



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Monday - Thursday - 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday - 7:30 - 11:30 p.m.