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State Authorization and Professional Licensure Programs

NC-SARA LogoUT, Knoxville (UTK) is a member of SARA (State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements) and approved by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.
UTK conducts research on academic programs that lead to professional licensure. The disclosures contained here are organized by college and indicate, as of April 2021, the states where the University has determined through reasonable, good faith efforts that such programs either:

  • Do meet the applicable professional licensure education requirements;
  • Do not meet the applicable professional licensure education requirements; or
  • Have not been able to be determine if the program meets the applicable professional licensure education requirements.

Please note that the information provided does not guarantee that a particular state’s licensure or certification officials will approve or deny a candidate’s application. These disclosures do not take into consideration changes in state law or regulations that may impact a candidate’s application for licensure that occur after this disclosure has been made.

If you are considering a program that leads to licensure or certification it is strongly recommended that you contact the State’s licensure office  or professional agency to review all requirements imposed by the chosen state.

You should also contact the department and/or program director who oversees the academic program you are interested in for additional information about licensure and certification requirements.