American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Program Verification & Evaluation

CGFNS International and ANCC have formed an exclusive partnership to verify and evaluate educational comparability and licensure for nurses educated outside the United States. This information will be used to verify the prerequisite requirement for four ANCC Programs:

The ANCC Certification Program is nationally renowned as a true gauge of a nurse’s ability to provide excellent care. There are four categories of certification: Inter-professional Certification (National Healthcare Disaster CertificationTM), Nurse Practitioner Certifications, Clinical Nurse Specialist Certifications, Specialty Certifications.

Apply for Certification Program


ANCC-accredited organizations provide nurses with the knowledge and skills to help improve care and patient outcomes through continuing nursing education (CNE) and skills-based competency programs.

Apply for Accreditation Program


The Pathway to Excellence® Program recognizes health care and long term care organizations for positive practice environments where nurses excel. To qualify, organizations meet Pathway Standards essential to an ideal nursing practice environment.

Apply for Pathway to Excellence®


Magnet® is an organizational credential awarded to exceptional health care organizations that meet ANCC standards for quality patient care, nursing excellence, and innovations in professional nursing practice.

Apply for Magnet Recognition Program®