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Professional Licensure Disclosure

Federal Regulation for State Authorization

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center maintains compliance with Federal Regulation for State Authorization 34 CFR 668.43(a)(5)(v) and provides public notifications for programs leading to professional licensure or certification for all modalities. The listing below are HSC programs that meet the criteria for notification and the current determination if the curriculum meets a state's educational requirements (listing by state) for licensure or certification. If a determination has been made that the curriculum "meets" or "does not meet" a state's education requirements a link will be provided by program. For information about accrediting agencies for each program click here.

 
 

COLLEGE OF ALLIED HEALTH

Communication Sciences & Disorders-MA Speech-Language Pathology
The MA Speech-Language Pathology program meets the requirements for professional licensure in Oklahoma.  To learn more about the licensure requirements for each state visit the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association website at https://www.asha.org/advocacy/state/.

 

Communication Sciences & Disorders-Doctor of Audiology (AuD)
The Doctor for Audiology (AuD) program meets the requirements for professional licensure in Oklahoma.   To learn more about the licensure requirements for each state visit the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) website at https://www.asha.org/advocacy/state/. 

 

Physical Therapy (DPT)
The Doctor Physical Therapy (DPT) program meets the requirements for professional licensure in Oklahoma.   To learn more about the licensure requirements for each state visit the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) website at https://www.fsbpt.org/.

 

Certificate in Dietetic Internship
The Certificate in Dietetic Internship program meets the requirements for professional licensure in Oklahoma.  To learn more about the licensure requirements for each state visit the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) website at https://www.eatrightpro.org/acend  

 

Master of Arts in Dietetics (RDN)
The Master of Arts in Dietetics (RDN) program meets the requirements for professional licensure in Oklahoma.  To learn more about the licensure requirements for each state visit the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) website at https://www.eatrightpro.org/acend

  Nuclear Medicine
The Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences-Nuclear Medicine program meets the requirements for professional certification in Oklahoma.  To learn more about the certification requirements for each state visit the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) website at https://www.arrt.org/earn-arrt-credentials/credential-options/nuclear-medicine-technology.
 
 
  Radiation Therapy

The Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences-Radiation Therapy program meets the requirements for professional certification in Oklahoma.  To learn more about the certification requirements for each state visit the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) website at https://www.arrt.org/earn-arrt-credentials/credential-options/radiation-therapy.

  Radiography

The Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences-Radiography program meets the requirements for professional certification in Oklahoma.  To learn more about the certification requirements for each state visit the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) website at https://www.arrt.org/earn-arrt-credentials/credential-options/radiography.    

  Sonography

The Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences-Sonography program meets the requirements for professional certification in Oklahoma.  To learn more about the certification requirements for each state visit the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) website https://www.ardms.org.  

  Occupational Therapy (MOT)
The Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) program meets the requirements for professional licensure in Oklahoma.  To learn more about the licensure requirements for each state visit the American Occupational Therapy Association website at https://www.aota.org/Advocacy-Policy/State-Policy/Licensure/How-To.aspx.
 
COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY
 
  Dental Hygiene

The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, curriculum follows the rules of the American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) in preparing students for a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree.  The degree prepares graduates to sit for professional licensure.  The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry Dental Hygiene Bachelor of Science curriculum satisfies the educational requirements for graduates to apply for licensure in the State of Oklahoma.  University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry has not made a determination if the Dental Hygiene Bachelor of Science curriculum satisfies the educational requirements for any other States, U.S. territories, and/or protectorates.  Students should consult the Board of Dental Examiners in their state to confirm if the degree from OU College of Dentistry meets the criteria for professional licensure in their state. Contact information for the Boards of Dental Examiners can be found HERE.

  Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)

The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, Doctor of Dental Surgery, curriculum follows the rules of the American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) in preparing students for a degree in Doctor of Dental Surgery.  The degree prepares graduates to sit for professional licensure.  The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry Doctor of Dental Surgery curriculum satisfies the educational requirements for graduates to apply for licensure in the State of Oklahoma.  University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry has not made a determination if the Doctor of Dental Surgery curriculum satisfies the educational requirements for any other States, U.S. territories, and/or protectorates.  Students should consult the Board of Dental Examiners in their state to confirm if the degree from OU College of Dentistry meets the criteria for professional licensure in their state. Contact information for the Boards of Dental Examiners can be found HERE.

GRADUATE COLLEGE
 
  Orthodontics (MS)
The Master of Science in Orthodontics program is accredited by the American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), and as such, meet the requirements for licensure in all fifty states and the District of Columbia.
 
  Periodontics (MS)
The Master of Science in Periodontics program is accredited by the American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), and as such, meet the requirements for licensure in all fifty states and the District of Columbia.
 
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
 
  Physician Associate - OKC

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Physician Associate Program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). OUHSC PA graduates are eligible to sit for the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam administered by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Successful passage of this examination is required for physician assistant state licensure in the United States. To learn more about licensure requirements for each state visit  https://www.aapa.org/download/19739/ or the individual licensing board site links found at https://www.aapa.org/advocacy-central/state-advocacy/state-licensing/list-of-licensing-boards/

 

Physician Assistant - Tulsa
The University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine Physician Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). OU SCM PA graduates are eligible to sit for the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam administered by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Successful passage of this examination is required for physician assistant state licensure in the United States. To learn more about licensure requirements for each state visit https://www.aapa.org/download/19739/ or the individual licensing board site links found at https://www.aapa.org/advocacy-central/state-advocacy/state-licensing/list-of-licensing-boards/.

  Medicine (MD)

The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine (OUCOM) MD program is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education. OUCOM medical students are eligible to sit for the United States Medical Licensure Examination delivered by the National Board of Medical Examiners. Successful completion of this multi-step examination is required for medical licensure in the United States. To learn more about the licensure requirements for each state visit the Federation of State Medical Boards at : https://www.fsmb.org/step-3/state-licensure/

COLLEGE OF NURSING
 
  Nursing (BSN)
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program meets the requirements for professional licensure in Oklahoma.  We are unable to determine if the program meets the requirements for professional licensure in the remaining states.  However, the program is working to determine reciprocity in these states. 
 
  Nursing (MSN)
The Master of Science in Nursing program meets the requirements for professional licensure in Oklahoma.  We are unable to determine if the program meets the requirements for professional licensure in the remaining states.  However, the program is working to determine reciprocity in these states. 
 
 

Nursing (DNP)
The Doctor of Nursing Practice program meets the requirements for professional licensure in Oklahoma.  We are unable to determine if the program meets the requirements for professional licensure in the remaining states.  However, the program is working to determine reciprocity in these states. 
 

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
 
  Pharmacy (PharmD) 
The Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program meets the requirements for professional licensure in Oklahoma.  We are unable to determine if the program meets the requirements for professional licensure in the remaining states.  However, the program is working to determine reciprocity in these states. 
 
COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH
 
  Master of Public Health (MPH)
The Master of Public Health (MPH) program meets the criteria to sit for the Certification in Public Health (CPH) exam, which requires a Council of Education for Public Health (CEPH) approved program.  Government employers (local, state and federal levels) are increasingly moving in the direction of requiring the CPH credential to work, especially at the master’s level (MPH).