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Mount Carmel College of Nursing (MCCN) participates in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (NC-SARA) as a means of obtaining authorization to deliver online programs outside of the state of Ohio. Therefore, MCCN agrees to maintain compliance standards with state regulatory agencies who are members of NC-SARA. To learn more about NC-SARA, please visit:

NC-Sara is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education. Mount Carmel College of Nursing received institutional approval by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements on 6/26/2017.

Professional Licensure Information

NC-SARA does not provide reciprocity for state professional licensing requirements.

Important Note for Prospective Students: If you are considering an online program that leads to a professional license in a state other than Ohio, it is highly recommended that you contact the appropriate licensing agency in your state to seek information and additional guidance before beginning the program. For licensing board contact information, licensure requirements and program approval status, please email the State Authorization team.

Online Programs available at MCCN

Program Approval and Accreditation

  • MCCN Program Accreditation
    • State Approval Agency - Ohio Department of Higher Education [ 25 South Front Street, Columbus, OH 43215 - (614) 466-5866 ]
State Authorizations and Disclosures SARA & Student Complaints

Why Choose Us


2023 NCLEX-RN pass rate


student-to-faculty ratio


years of educating nurses