Approvals

Galen and its individual programs have met the educational standards for approval, authorization, or licensure from the following state agencies, unless otherwise indicated.  Because distance education authorization requirements vary by state, the Online MSN Program or Online RN to BSN Program may not be available to students in all states.  In order to enroll and continue enrollment in the program, students in the Online MSN Program or Online RN to BSN Program must remain a resident of a state in which Galen has all necessary approvals.  This information is current at the time of publication.

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin

Complaint Resolution

If an issue cannot be resolved internally through Galen’s Resolutions of Grievances Policy and Procedure as outlined in the Student Catalog, you may file a complaint about the college with your State by referring to the following list of State agencies.

Arizona

Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education 1400 W. Washington Street, Room 260 Phoenix, AZ 85007 (602) 542-5709 www.ppse.az.gov Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

California

California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education P.O. Box 980818 Sacramento, CA 95798-0818 (916) 431-6959 www.bppe.ca.gov Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

Colorado

Colorado Department of Higher Education 1560 Broadway, Suite 1600 Denver, CO 80202 (303) 862-3001 http://highered.colorado.gov/ Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

Florida

State of Florida Board of Nursing 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C-02 Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3252 (850) 488-0595 www.floridasnursing.gov Florida Commission on Independent Education 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414 Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400 (850) 245-3200 www.fldoe.org/policy/cie Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs PO Box 31003 St. Petersburg, Florida 33731 (727) 319-7402 www.floridavets.org

Georgia

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission 2082 E. Exchange Place, Suite 220 Tucker, GA 30084-5305 (770) 414-3300 http://www.gnpec.org/ Through relevant agencies and the Attorney General’s office, any U.S. state, district, or territory will accept complaints regardless of whether Galen is required to be licensed in that location. Georgia students may follow the Complaint Process posted on the NPEC website located at www.gnpec.org. Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

Hawaii

Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Hawaii Postsecondary Education Authorization Program P.O. Box 2360 Honolulu, HI 96804 (808) 586-7327 www.cca.hawaii.gov Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

Idaho

Idaho State Board of Education P.O. Box 83720 Boise, ID 83720-0037 (208) 334-2270 board@osbe.idaho.gov www.boardofed.idaho.gov Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

Illinois

Illinois Board of Higher Education 1 N Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333 Springfield, IL 62701-1377 (217) 557-7359 www.complaints.ibhe.org www.ibhe.org Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

Indiana

Indiana Commission for Higher Education Board for Proprietary Education 101 W. Ohio Street, Suite 300 Indianapolis, IN 46204-4206 (317) 232-1033 www.in.gov/bpe Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

Kansas

Kansas Board of Regents 1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 520 Topeka, KS 66612-1368 (785) 430-4240 www.kansasregents.org Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

Kentucky

Kentucky Board of Nursing 312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 300 Louisville, KY 40222 (502) 429-3300 (800) 305-2042 www.kbn.ky.gov Program of nursing benchmark data can be found at https://kbn.ky.gov/education/Pages/nclex.aspx Kentucky Commission on Proprietary Education Capital Plaza Tower, Room 303 300 Sower Boulevard, 4th Floor Frankfort, KY 40601 (502) 564-4185 http://kcpe.ky.gov/ Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education 1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320 Frankfort, KY 40601 (502) 573-1555 http://cpe.ky.gov/ Kentucky Approving Agency for Veterans’ Education 300 North Main Street Versailles, KY 40383 (859) 256-3235

Louisiana

Louisiana Board of Regents PO Box 3677 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821 (225) 342-4253 www.regents.la.gov

Maine

Maine Department of Education 23 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333-0023 (207) 624-6600 www.maine.gov/doe/highered Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

Mississippi

Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation 3825 Ridgewood Road Jackson, MS 39211 (601) 432-6647 www.mississippi.edu/mcca/ Mississippi Community College Board, Office of Proprietary Schools 3825 Ridgewood Road Jackson, MS 39211 (601) 432-6185 www.mccb.edu Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

Missouri

Missouri Department of Higher Education 205 Jefferson Street P.O. Box 1469 Jefferson City, MO 65102-1469 (800) 473-6757 (573) 751-2361 www.dhe.mo.gov Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

Montana

Montana University System Office of the Commission of Higher Education 2500 Broadway Street P.O. Box 203201 Helena, MT 59620-3201 (406) 444-6570 www.mus.edu/che

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Department of Education Higher Education Commission 101 Pleasant Street Concord, NH 03301-3494 (603) 271-3494 www.education.nh.gov/highered/ Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

New Jersey

New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education 20 West State Street, 4th Floor P.O. Box 542 Trenton, NJ 08625-0542 (609) 292-4310 www.state.nj.us/highereducation/ Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

New Mexico

New Mexico Higher Education Department 2044 Galisteo Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505) 476-6500 www.hed.state.nm.us Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

Ohio

Associate Degree in Nursing programs are approved by: State of Ohio Board of Nursing 17 South High Street, Suite 400 Columbus, Ohio 43215-7410 (614) 466-3947 http://scr.ohio.gov/ Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools 30 East Broad Street, Suite 2481 Columbus, Ohio 43215 (614) 466-2752 www.scr.ohio.gov Ohio State Approving Agency for Veterans Training 77 South High Street, 7th Floor Columbus, OH 43215 (614) 466-9287 www.dvs.ohio.gov/VETERANS_EDUCATION/State_Approving_Agency

Oklahoma

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education 665 Research Parkway, Suite 200 Oklahoma City, OK 73104 (405) 225-9100 www.okhighered.org Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Department of Education 333 Market Street Harrisburg, PA 17126 (717) 783-6788 www.education.pa.gov Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

South Carolina

South Carolina Commission on Higher Education 1122 Lady Street, Suite 300 Columbia, SC 29201 www.che.sc.gov Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

Texas

Texas Board of Nursing William P. Hobby Building 333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-460 Austin, TX 78701-3944 (512) 305-7400 www.bon.texas.gov Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board P.O. Box 12788, Capitol Station Austin, TX 78711 (512) 427-6101 www.thecb.state.tx.us StudentComplaints@thecb.state.tx.us Rules governing student complaint procedures, Title 19 of the Texas Administrative Code, Rules 1.110-112, can be found here. Texas Workforce Commission 101 East 15th Street Austin, TX 78778-0001 (512) 936-3100 www.twc.state.tx.us Texas Veteran’s Commission P.O. Box 12277 Austin, TX 78711-2277 (877) 898-3833 www.tvc.state.tx.us

Virginia

Virginia State Council of Higher Education 101 N. 14th Street, 10th Floor James Monroe Building Richmond, VA 23219 (804) 225-2600 www.schev.edu Galen’s online RN to BSN program is not required to be licensed or authorized in this state.

West Virginia

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission 1018 Kanawha Boulevard E #700 Charleston, WV 25301 (304) 558-2101 www.wvhepc.edu