Texas Board of Nursing and Accreditation

The Texas Board of Nursing (TBON) established in 1909 has the following mission:  

“Our mission is to protect and promote the welfare of the people of Texas by ensuring that each person holding a license as a nurse in the State of Texas is competent to practice safely.” 


Students who graduate from the Mountain View College Associate Degree Program must comply with all of the requirements of the TBON to be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN exam for licensure. This includes, but is not limited to, fingerprinting and a valid criminal background check. Students who may have an eligibility issue must contact the TBON prior to admission to the nursing program to determine eligibility to apply for licensure.

Texas Administrative Code, TITLE 22 EXAMINING BOARDS PART 11 TEXAS BOARD OF NURSING CHAPTER 213 PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE RULE 213.28 Licensure of Persons with Criminal Offenses

ACEN.jpg Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

The associate degree nursing program at Mountain View College has received initial accreditation approval by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) January 22, 2018 through Spring, 2024.

If you have any compliments or concerns regarding the Mountain View College Nursing Program, you may contact the Executive Dean of Allied Health/Nursing Cherlyn Shultz-Ruth at cshultz@dcccd.edu and/or the ACEN at:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone: (404) 975-5000
Fax: (404) 975-5020
Email: info@acenursing.org
Web: www.acenursing.org