State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements Disclsure

In compliance with Federal Guideline 34 CFR §600.9(c), the US Department of Education requires Union Adventist University to notify current and prospective students whether their degree program fulfills state/territory licensure or certification requirements. States/territories in which the program fulfills education requirements necessary for licensure or certification are identified below. Licensing requirements vary by state/territory and are always subject to change at the discretion of the state/territory licensing board. Students are encouraged to inquire with the applicable state/territory board to confirm eligibility for licensure prior to enrolling in a given program.

Teacher Education Programs

Because all states have different endorsement areas, students pursuing degrees in education fields who plan to teach in states other than Nebraska should meet with their advisor or program director.  This individual can help research and explain requirements for certification in other states.

  • Meets: Nebraska
  • Does not meet:  N/A

Undetermined: Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Social Work

  • Meets: Nebraska
  • Does not meet: N/A

Undetermined: Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Nursing

  • Meets: Nebraska
  • Does not meet: N/A
Undetermined: Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Occupational Therapy (Master's Program)

The MOT program meets educational requirements to sit for the national certification exam (National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy); additional state licensure requirements may apply. Licensure requirements can be found on each state licensing board website. NBCOT List of Regulatory Body Contacts: https://www.nbcot.org/-/media/PDFs/State_Contact_List.pdf

  • Meets: all 50 States, Guam, Puerto Rico
  • Does not meet: N/A
  • Undetermined: N/A

Occupational Therapy Assistant

The OTA program meets educational requirements to sit for the national certification exam (National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy); additional state licensure requirements may apply. Licensure requirements can be found on each state licensing board website. NBCOT List of Regulatory Body Contacts: https://www.nbcot.org/-/media/PDFs/State_Contact_List.pdf

  • Meets: all 50 States
  • Does not meet:  N/A
  • Undetermined:  N/A

Physician Assistant
(Master's Program)

Graduates of an ARC-PA accredited program are eligible to sit for the National Certification Examination (PANCE) through NCCPA. Additional specific state licensure requirements may apply. State specific statutory and regulatory requirements for initial licensure and license renewal can be found here: https://www.aapa.org/download/19739/?tmstv=1706206070 

  • Meets: all 50 States and the District of Columbia
  • Does not meet: N/A
  • Undetermined: N/A

Emergency Management Technician

The EMT meets education requirements to sit for the National Registry Test, which is recognized by all 50 states. Additional specific state licensure requirements may apply.  Students should meet with their advisor or program director to discuss requirements for certification in other states.  

  • Meets: Nebraska
  • Does not meet: NA
  • Undetermined: Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming