Accreditations & Affiliations

Accreditations & Affiliations

As a student enrolled in the Harriet Rothkopf Heilbrunn School of Nursing, you benefit from the fact that our programs have all gone through a rigorous accreditation process that ensures the very highest level of standards in curriculum and instruction. In addition, the School is affiliated with some of the top hospitals, medical centers, clinics and health care organizations in the world. Our students participate in a wide variety of hands-on learning experiences at these facilities, many leading to permanent placements. By working directly with patients and with health care professionals in the field, they gain the knowledge and the skills that ground them in the latest trends and techniques in their area of study, while establishing a valuable network of contacts. The links to the left provide information on our accrediting agencies and the broad array of health care organizations and facilities with which we are affiliated.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and the master's degree program in nursing at the Harriet Rothkopf Heilbrunn School of Nursing, Long Island University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

 “CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing. CCNE serves the public interest by assessing and identifying programs that engage in effective educational practices. As a voluntary, self‑regulatory process, CCNE accreditation supports and encourages continuing self‑assessment by nursing programs and supports continuing growth and improvement of collegiate professional education and post-baccalaureate nurse residency programs.

Accredited by the New York State Board of Regents.


The Harriet Rothkopf Heilbrunn School of Nursing offers its students a broad variety of experiences in primary, secondary and tertiary care agencies.

Agencies where students complete their clinical experiences
NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center Brooklyn Hospital Center
Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation NYC Health + Hospitals/Coler
NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island NYC Health + Hospitals/Cumberland
Dewitt Rehabilitation and Nursing Center NYC Health + Hospitals/McKinney
NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst
NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital
Hospital for Special Surgery Interfaith Medical Center
NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County
Lenox Hill Hospital - Northwell Health Mount Sinai West
NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn  Maimonides Medical Center
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Metropolitan Jewish Health System: First to Care Home Care, Inc.; Homefirst, Inc.
Metropolitan Jewish Home Care, Inc. Shorefront Jewish Geriatric Center NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene New York Congregational Nursing Center
NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
New York Presbyterian Hospital NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx
North Shore University Hospital - Northwell Health Project Renewal
NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens Rivington House: The Nicholas A. Rango Health Care Facility
Mount Sinai West Bishop J. Mugavero Center for Geriatric Care
St. Mary's Hospital of Brooklyn The Silvercrest Center
Visiting Nurse Association of Brooklyn, Inc. Visiting Nurse Service of New York
NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull Wyckoff Heights Medical Center


Harriet Rothkopf Heilbrunn
School of Nursing

Dr. Margaret Stroehlein, Dean