The Department of Nursing is dedicated to providing educational opportunities to students with diverse educational and cultural backgrounds while inspiring life-long learning through scholarly activities and service. Educational excellence fosters development of safe, professional, registered nurses that provide quality patient centered care in diverse health care environments.


To be recognized as a leader in nursing education preparing professional nurses that have a positive impact on the health of their community.

Public Notice of Upcoming Accreditation Review Visit by the ACEN


Louisiana State University at Alexandria (LSUA) Department of Nursing wishes to announce that it will host a site visit for continuing accreditation of its ASN and RN-BSN nursing programs by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). 

You are invited to meet with the site visit team and share your comments about the program during a virtual visit scheduled for 12:30 CT on Thursday, February 25, 2021, in the Coughlin Hall Auditorium on the LSUA Campus. All participants are required to wear a mask while on campus. 


Written comments are also welcome and should be submitted directly to:

Dr. Marsal Stoll, Chief Executive Officer
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing 
3343 Peachtree Road Northeast, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
Or email:

All written comments should be received by the ACEN by Monday February 8, 2021

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If you would like to know more about the Nursing department, please give us a call at (318) 473-6459 or drop by and see us in Coughlin Hall 128.