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Licensure Disclosure

Does This Program Meet Requirements for Licensure in My State?

Each state and territory have different professional licensure and certification requirements. Idaho State University works to confirm if programs meet the educational prerequisites for professional licensure or certification outside the state of Idaho. Other licensure requirements may include professional examinations, background checks, years of work experience, fingerprinting requirements, etc. Students who are considering an academic program that may allow them to pursue professional licensure in their state or territory are strongly encouraged to check their program's information below and contact the appropriate licensing agency to seek information and additional guidance before beginning a program outside of their state.

Potential changes in requirements: Licensure information is reviewed and updated on this site in July of each year. Students who plan to pursue licensure outside of Idaho should be aware that state licensure requirements are subject to changes. While a program may originally meet the educational requirements for licensure, changes in requirements could impact the program's ability to meet any new educational requirements. Students should always check with their state licensure board to confirm licensure requirements.

Important note for relocating during the course of a program: Prospective and current students should keep in mind that licensing and authorization requirements vary by state and that relocating during the course of a program to another state could impact whether that student can continue in the course and/or meet the eligibility requirements of that state. If students are considering relocating, they should contact their program to check for authorization and licensure eligibility requirements.

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ISU Programs that May Lead to Licensure

Aircraft Maintenance Technology

Athletic Training 


Civil Engineering Technology

Clinical Psychopharmacology



Dental Hygiene

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology

Educator Preparation

Health Care Administration

Health Information Technology

Industrial Cybersecurity Engineering Technology

Information Systems Technology

Law Enforcement

Master of Accountancy

Medical Laboratory Science

Nursing, ADRN

Nursing, BSN (Traditional & Accelerated)

Nursing, DNP

Nursing, LPN (Traditional & Veteran-to-Nurse)

Nutrition & Dietetics

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Paramedic Science

Pharmacy Technology

Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapy

Physician Assistant Studies

Radiographic Science

Respiratory Therapy

School Psychology

Sign Language Interpreting

Social Work

Speech-Language Pathology

Surveying and Geomatics Engineering Technology

Unmanned Aerial Systems