Accreditations & Approvals

DNI holds institutional accreditation from the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

DNI holds approval from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) for Title IV eligibility.

DNI is authorized to grant degrees by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB).

DNI holds approval from the Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges Division (TWC) to operate as a proprietary school in Texas.

DNI’s nursing programs are approved by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON).



DNI is a member of the National Association for Associate Degree Nursing (N-OADN).


DNI Affiliations

TCS Education System
DNI is an affiliate of the nonprofit TCS Education System (TCS ES), which features a network of fellow nonprofit institutions, each backed by a model of education that prepares socially responsible professionals in applied fields such as education, healthcare, psychology, and law. Other TCS ES affiliates include The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, The Santa Barbara & Ventura Colleges of Law, Saybrook University, Pacific Oaks College, and Pacific Oaks Children’s School. Learn more at

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