Accreditations & Affiliations

Accreditations & Affiliations

As a student enrolled in the Harriet Rothkopf Heilbrunn School of Nursing, you benefit from the fact that our programs have all gone through a rigorous accreditation process that ensures the very highest level of standards in curriculum and instruction. In addition, the School is affiliated with some of the top hospitals, medical centers, clinics and health care organizations in the world. Our students participate in a wide variety of hands-on learning experiences at these facilities, many leading to permanent placements. By working directly with patients and with health care professionals in the field, they gain the knowledge and the skills that ground them in the latest trends and techniques in their area of study, while establishing a valuable network of contacts. The links to the left provide information on our accrediting agencies and the broad array of health care organizations and facilities with which we are affiliated.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

The baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in nursing at the Harriet Rothkopf Heilbrunn School of Nursing at LIU Brooklyn are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

According to their website: “CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing. CCNE serves the public interest by assessing and identifying programs that engage in effective educational practices. As a voluntary, self‑regulatory process, CCNE accreditation supports and encourages continuing self‑assessment by nursing programs and supports continuing growth and improvement of collegiate professional education and post-baccalaureate nurse residency programs.

To learn more, visit the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.


The Harriet Rothkopf Heilbrunn School of Nursing offers its students a broad variety of experiences in primary, secondary and tertiary care agencies.

Agencies where students complete their clinical experiences
Bellevue Hospital (HHC) Beth Israel Medical Center
Brookdale Hospital Brooklyn Hospital
Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation Coler-Goldwater Memorial Hospital (HHC)
Coney Island Hospital (HHC) Cumberland Diagnostic & Treatment Center
Dewitt Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Dr. Susan Smith McKinney Nursing and Rehabilitation (HHC)
East New York Diagnostic & Treatment Center (HHC) Elmhurst Hospital Center (HHC)
Harlem Hospital Center (HHC) Hospital for Joint Diseases
Hospital for Special Surgery Interfaith Medical Center
Jacobi Medical Center (HHC) Jamaica Hospital
Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center Kings County Hospital Center (HHC)
Lenox Hill Hospital Long Island College Hospital
Lutheran Medical Center Maimonides Medical Center
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Metropolitan Jewish Health System: First to Care Home Care, Inc.; Homefirst, Inc.
Metropolitan Jewish Home Care, Inc. Shorefront Jewish Geriatric Center Metropolitan Hospital (HHC)
New York City Department of Health New York Congregational Nursing Center
New York Downtown Hospital New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens New York Methodist
New York Presbyterian Hospital North Central Bronx Hospital (HHC)
North Shore University Hospital Project Renewal
Queens Hospital Center (HHC) Rivington House: The Nicholas A. Rango Health Care Facility
St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center: Bishop J. Mugavero Center for Geriatric Care; Mary Immaculate Hospital
St. Mary's Hospital of Brooklyn Silvercrest
State University of New York Urban Health Plan
Visiting Nurse Association of Brooklyn, Inc. Visiting Nurse Service of New York
Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center (HHC) Wyckoff Heights Medical Center


Harriet Rothkopf Heilbrunn
School of Nursing

David M. Keepnews, Dean