Learn about upcoming changes to Magnet – ABSNC, NCCA and or ISO 17024 accreditation equals Magnet Approved! November 28, 2022

In January 2022, the Magnet Recognition Program® stopped updating its “Magnet Approved List” and instead directs customers to use the accredited professional board certifications found on ABSNC, NCCA, and ISO 17024. Starting January 2024, ONLY certifications listed on one or more of these three websites can be used for the Magnet Recognition Program.

NCC’s Accredited and Magnet Approved Certifications!

Accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) through March 31, 2025.

Accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) through April 30, 2026.

Accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) through November 30, 2026.

Accredited by both the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC) through October 1, 2026, and the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) through March 31, 2025.

 NCCA accreditation application pending. The submission date is dependent on the number of test takers.