Disclosures and Student Complaints

Important Note for Prospective Students: If you are considering an online program that leads to a professional license in a state other than Ohio, it is highly recommended that you contact the appropriate licensing agency in your state to seek information and additional guidance before beginning the program. For licensing board contact information, licensure requirements and program approval status, please see below.

Student Complaints: Students who are enrolled in an Ohio State course who have a complaint about a course or experience should follow Ohio State’s complaint, grievance, and appeal procedures.

If a student located in a State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) state has a complaint about Ohio State, complaints must first go through the standard procedure for resolution of student grievances. If a student is not satisfied with the outcome of that process, a complaint involving allegations of fraudulent activity, including the provision of false or misleading information, may be brought to the Ohio SARA portal entity. The SARA portal entity in the state where the student is located will be notified that the complaint was received and may assist as needed. Resolution of the complaint by the SARA portal entity in the institution's home state is final. 

Examples of types of student complaints that may be brought to a SARA portal entity include, but are not limited to, complaints regarding accuracy of job placement data, tuition or fee information, accreditation, whether a program meets licensure requirements, or course transfer information. Grade appeals and student conduct appeals are not allowed under SARA. 

International Enrollments

The Ohio State University works to provide global access to its online degree programs. While we carefully track issues related to international authorization and licensure, it is a student’s responsibility to understand requirements related to whether an online degree will be recognized in a country other than the United States, how the collection of student data may be used in another country, and whether withholding taxes (in addition to the price of tuition) will apply. Some countries may not formally recognize foreign online degrees, which may have implications for students who later seek to enroll in other educational programs, or for those who seek employment with that country’s government or other employers requiring specific credentials.

International students considering an academic program that leads to a professional license should first confirm with the appropriate professional licensing board in their country of residence or the country where they intend to work as to whether an Ohio State online degree will be recognized when seeking licensure or certification.

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Alabama

Licensing Agency

  • Alabama Commission on Higher Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Alabama through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).  Ohio State's approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015. 

Professional Board Licensure

  • Alabama Board of Nursing

    The Ohio State University is researching Alabama Board of Nursing requirements to offer online out-of-state nursing programs to students located in Alabama. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Alabama.

  • Alabama State Department of Education

    The Alabama State Board of Education does not require approval of the Master of Arts in Art Education or Master of Learning Technologies degree programs, and the Board does not have authority over Associate degree programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Arts in Art Education, Master of Learning Technologies, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Alabama.

    Note that students located in Alabama who complete an educator preparation program at a non-Alabama institution must apply for an Alabama professional educator certificate or professional leadership certificate through the Alabama Certificate Reciprocity Approach

  • Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners

    The Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Alabama. 

Student Complaint Information

Alaska

Licensing Agency

  • Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Alaska through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).  Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Alaska Board of Nursing

    The Alaska Board of Nursing does not require programmatic approval of out-of-state online nursing programs, but requires national accreditation and notification that RN to BSN students are present in the state. The Alaska Board of Nursing also requires graduate students completing a clinical placement to apply for a preceptorship permit with the Board. The Ohio State University meets Alaska Board of Nursing requirements to offer online Nursing programs to students located in Alaska. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Alaska Board of Dental Examiners

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Alaska Board of Dental Examiners requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Alaska.

  • Alaska Department of Education and Early Development

    The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development does not require programmatic approval of online out-of-state educator programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Alaska. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio.  Alaska does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or certification in Alaska. However, the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program could qualify completers for a Type E Early Childhood Certificate if all other Alaska Department of Education and Early Development criteria are met. 

    The online Master of Arts in Art Education and Masters of Learning Technologies degree programs do not lead to licensure or certification in Ohio or Alaska.

  • Alaska Board of Social Work Examiners

    The Alaska Board of Social Work Examiners requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Alaska. 

Student Complaint Information

Arizona

Licensing Agency

  • Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Arizona through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).  Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Arizona State Board of Nursing

    The Arizona Board of Nursing does not have jurisdiction over "RN to BSN" programs, doctoral programs not leading to advanced practice certification, or post-licensure certificate programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online "RN to BSN",  "DNP-only", and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in Arizona.

    Ohio State is researching Arizona State Board of Nursing requirements to offer the Master of Science in Nursing and "BSN to DNP" programs to students located in Arizona. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners

    The Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners requires out-of-state online Dentistry programs to be accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). The Ohio State University's Dentistry programs are fully accredited by CODA. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Dentistry programs to students located in Arizona.

  • Arizona Department of Education

    The Arizona State Board of Education does not require programmatic approval of Master of Arts in Art Education, Master of Learning Technologies, or Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer those online Educator programs to students located in Arizona. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or certification in Arizona. Arizona does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. Therefore, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program does not lead to pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or certification in Arizona.

  • Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners

    The Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Arizona. 

Student Complaint Information

Arkansas

Licensing Agency

  • Arkansas Department of Higher Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Arkansas through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).  Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Arkansas State Board of Nursing

    The Arkansas State Board of Nursing does not require programmatic approval of out-of-state online Nursing programs. The Board recommends that students enrolled in a program that leads to an APRN license contact the certification agency where the student plans to take the certification exam to ensure the program meets agency requirements to sit for the exam. The Ohio State University may offer online Nursing programs to students located in Arkansas.

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners

    The Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners does not approve out-of-state online Dentistry programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online Dentistry programs to students located in Arkansas. 

  • Arkansas Department of Education

    The Arkansas State Board of Education does not require programmatic approval of educator programs that do not lead to a license in Arkansas. Because the programs do not lead to a license in Arkansas, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Arts in Art Education and Master of Learning Technologies degree programs to students located in Arkansas.

    Ohio State is researching Arkansas State Board of Education requirements to offer the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program to students located in Arkansas.  

  • Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board

    The Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Arkansas. 

Student Complaint Information

California

Licensing Agency

  • California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

    The California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education does not regulate out-of-state public institutions. Therefore Bureau approval for The Ohio State University to offer distance education programs to students located in California is not required. 

Professional Board Licensure

  • California Board of Registered Nursing

    The California Board of Registered Nursing does not regulate out-of-state programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online Nursing programs to students located in California. Graduates of out-of-state programs seeking certification, such as advanced practice nursing certification, must meet requirements in the California Nursing Practice Act.  

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Dental Board of California

    The Dental Board of California does not regulate post-licensure out-of-state online Dentistry programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online Dentistry programs to students located in California. 

  • California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

    The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing does not require approval of Master's level degree programs or programs that may lead to a Child Development Permit. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the Master of Arts in Art Education, Master of Learning Technologies, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in California.

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing cannot confirm whether completion of Ohio State's Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education would qualify a graduate for a Child Development Permit. The Commission evaluates a complete application packet in order to make a final determination of eligibility for the permit.

  • California Board of Behavioral Sciences

    The California Board of Behavioral Sciences requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in California. 

Student Complaint Information

Colorado

Licensing Agency

  • Colorado Department of Higher Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Colorado through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).  Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015. Colorado Revised Statute 8-40-302 requires students to be covered by workers' compensation insurance while completing an on-ground internship, clinical, or practicum experience.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Colorado Board of Nursing

    The Colorado Board of Nursing does not have jurisdiction over post-licensure out-of-state online nursing programs. However, Colorado Revised Statute 8-40-302 requires students to be covered by workers' compensation insurance while completing an on-ground internship, clinical, or practicum experience. Because the programs include a clinical component, The Ohio State University is not enrolling students located in Colorado in the online Master of Science in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice degree programs. 

    Because they are post-licensure programs that do not include a clinical component, Ohio State may offer the online "RN-BSN" and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students in Colorado. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Colorado Dental Board

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Colorado Dental Board requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Colorado.

    Colorado Revised Statute 8-40-302 requires students to be covered by workers' compensation insurance while completing an on-ground internship, clinical, or practicum experience. 

  • Colorado Department of Education

    The Colorado Department of Education does not require approval of online out-of-state Educator programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Colorado.

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Colorado does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Colorado. However, the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program could qualify completers for an Early Childhood Teacher Certification from the Colorado Department of Human Services Division of Early Care and Learning if all other criteria are met.

    Colorado Revised Statute 8-40-302 requires students to be covered by workers' compensation insurance while completing an on-ground internship, clinical, or practicum experience.  

  • Colorado State Board of Social Work Examiners

    The Colorado State Board of Social Work Examiners requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Colorado. 

    Colorado Revised Statute 8-40-302 requires students to be covered by workers' compensation insurance while completing an on-ground internship, clinical, or practicum experience.

Student Complaint Information

Connecticut

Licensing Agency

  • Connecticut Office of Higher Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Connecticut through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015. 

Professional Board Licensure

  • Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nursing

    The Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nursing does not have jurisdiction over post-licensure nursing programs. Because they are post-licensure nursing programs, The Ohio State University may offer the online "RN-BSN," Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in Connecticut. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate progam prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to school nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Connecticut Department of Public Health (Dental Hygiene)

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Connecticut Department of Public Health requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Department does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Connecticut.

  • Connecticut State Department of Education

    The Connecticut State Department of Education does not require approval of an out-of-state online program if the program is approved in the institution's home state and the institution is regionally accredited. The Ohio State University's online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs are approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education, and Ohio State is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Therefore, Ohio State may offer those programs to students located in Connecticut. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Connecticut does not offer an associate-level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Connecticut. However, the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program could qualify completers to earn an Early Childhood Teacher Certificate- A level, if other criteria are met, and/or to become a paraeducator, depending on school district requirements.

  • Connecticut Department of Public Health (Social Work)

    The Connecticut Department of Public Health requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Connecticut. 

Student Complaint Information

Delaware

Licensing Agency

  • Delaware Department of Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Delaware through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015. 

Professional Board Licensure

  • Delaware Board of Nursing

    The Delaware Board of Nursing does not require approval for online out-of-state nursing programs that do not include a clinical placement. Because the online "RN to BSN" and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs do not require a clinical placement, The Ohio State University may offer those programs to students located in Delaware. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to school nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is researching Delaware Board of Nursing requirements ro offer the online Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree programs to students located in Delaware. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Delaware Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Delaware Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Delaware.

  • Delaware Department of Education

    The Delaware Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of out-of-state online educator programs that do not lead to PK-12 teacher licensure or certification in Delaware. Because the programs do not lead to a PK-12 teacher licensure or certification in Delaware, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Delaware

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Delaware does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Delaware. However, the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program could qualify completers for a Paraeducator permit (public school districts) or a Qualifications certificate (early learning centers), if all other criteria are met.

  • Delaware Board of Clinical Social Work Examiners

    The Delaware Board of Clinical Social Work Examiners requires online out-of-state Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Delaware. 

Student Complaint Information

District of Columbia

Licensing Agency

  • District of Columbia Higher Education Licensure Commission

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in the District of Columbia through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    The Ohio State University is approved by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing to offer the online Bachelor of Science in Nursing program to students located in the District of Columbia.

    Ohio State may enroll students located in the District of Columbia in the online Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs; however, students must have District of Columbia Board of Nursing approval prior to beginning a clinical experience in the District of Columbia. Students completing a clinical experience must be licensed in the District of Columbia. 

    The District of Columbia Board of Nursing does not require approval to offer the online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program to students located in the District of Columbia. Therefore, Ohio State may offer the online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program to students located in the District of Columbia. The Nursing in School Health Services Certificate prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • District of Columbia Department of Health (Dentistry)

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The District of Columbia Department of Health requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Department does not approve post-licensure out-of-state programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in the District of Columbia.

  • District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education

    The District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education does not require programmatic approval of online Master of Arts in Art Education, Master of Learning Technologies, or Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer those online educator programs to students located in the District of Columbia. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. The District of Columbia does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in the District of Columbia. Therefore, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program does not lead to pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in the District of Columbia.

  • District of Columbia Department of Health (Social Work)

    The District of Columbia Department of Health requires online out-of-state Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in the District of Columbia. 

Student Complaint Information

Florida

Licensing Agency

  • Florida Commission for Independent Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Florida through mutual participation the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015. 

Professional Board Licensure

  • Florida Board of Nursing

    The Florida Board of Nursing does not require approval to offer post-licensure nursing programs to students located in Florida. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online nursing programs to students located in Florida. Students completing a clinical experience in Florida must be licensed in Florida. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Florida Board of Dentistry

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Florida Board of Dentistry requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Florida.

  • Florida Department of Education

    The Florida Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of online educator programs that do not lead to PK-12 teacher licensure or certification in Florida. Because the programs do not lead to PK-12 teacher licensure or certification in Florida, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Florida. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Florida does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Florida. However, the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program could qualify completers as a paraprofessional depending on school district requirements. 

  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling

    The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Florida. 

Student Complaint Information

Georgia

Licensing Agency

  • Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Georgia through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    The Ohio State University is researching Georgia Board of Nursing requirements to offer online out-of-state nursing programs to students located in Georgia. 

  • Georgia Board of Dentistry

    The Georgia Board of Dentistry requires online out-of-state Dentistry programs to be accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Dentistry programs are fully accredited by CODA. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Dentistry programs to students located in Georgia. 

  • Georgia Professional Standards Commission

    The Georgia Professional Standards Commission does not require programmatic approval of online out-of-state educator programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Georgia. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Georgia does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Georgia. However, completion of the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program could qualify completers as a paraprofessional

  • Georgia Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage & Family Therapists

    The Georgia Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers & Marriage and Family Therapists requires online out-of-state Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve educational programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Georgia. 

Student Complaint Information

Hawaii

Licensing Agency

  • Hawaii Postsecondary Education Authorization Program

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Hawaii through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (Nursing)

    The Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs does not require programmatic approval of out-of-state online Nursing programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online Nursing programs to students located in Hawaii. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (Dentistry)

    The Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs does not require authorization of out-of-state online Dentistry programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online Dentistry programs to students located in Hawaii. 

  • Hawaii Teacher Standards Board

    The Hawaii Teacher Standards Board does not require programmatic approval of online programs that do not lead to licensure or certification in Hawaii. Because the programs do not lead to licensure or certification in Hawaii, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Hawaii. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Hawaii does not offer an associate-level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or certification in Hawaii. Therefore, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program does not lead to pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or certification in Hawaii. 

    The Hawaii Department of Public Education must approve an Affiliation Agreement before a student begins a practicum in a Hawaii public school  

  • Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (Social Work)

    The Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs requires online out-of-state Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE.  Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Hawaii. 

Student Complaint Information

Idaho

Licensing Agency

  • Idaho State Board of Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Idaho through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Idaho Board of Nursing

    The Ohio State University is researching Idaho Board of Nursing requirements to offer out-of-state online nursing programs to students located in Idaho. 

  • Idaho Board of Dentistry

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Idaho Board of Dentistry requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Idaho.

  • Idaho State Department of Education

    The Idaho State Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of online educator programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Idaho. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Idaho does not offer an associate-level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Idaho. However, the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program could qualify completers as a paraprofessional if other criteria are met, depending on school district requirements. 

  • Idaho Board of Social Work Examiners

    The Idaho Board of Social Work Examiners requires online out-of-state Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Socail Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Idaho. 

Student Complaint Information

Illinois

Licensing Agency

  • Illinois Board of Higher Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Illinois through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).  Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (Nursing)

    The Illinois Department of Professional Regulation does not have jurisdiction over post-licensure programs. Because they are post-licensure nursing programs, The Ohio State University may offer the online "RN to BSN", Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in Illinois. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (Dentistry)

    The Illinois Department of Professional Regulation requires online out-of-state Dentistry programs to be accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). The Ohio State University's Dentistry programs are fully accredited by CODA. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Dentistry programs to students located in Illinois. 

  • Illinois State Board of Education

    The Illinois State Board of Education does not require programmatic approval of online educator programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Illinois. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Illinois does not offer an associate-level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Illinois. However, the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program could qualify completers for a paraprofessional license if all other criteria are met. 

  • Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (Social Work)

    The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation determined that all Social Work programs accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) are approved programs in Illinois. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Illinois. 

Student Complaint Information

Indiana

Licensing Agency

  • Indiana Commission for Higher Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Indiana through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Indiana State Board of Nursing

    The Indiana State Board of Nursing does not have jurisdiction over post-licensure nursing programs. Because they are post-licensure nursing programs, The Ohio State University may offer the online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate, RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs to students located in Indiana. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Indiana State Board of Dentistry

    The Indiana State Board of Dentistry does not approve out-of-state online Dentistry programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online Dentistry programs to students located in Indiana. 

  • Indiana Department of Education

    The Indiana Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of online educator programs that do not lead to PK-12 teacher licensure or certification in Indiana. Because the programs do not lead to a PK-12 teacher licensure or certification in Indiana, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Indiana. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Indiana does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Indiana. Therefore, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program does not lead to pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Indiana.

  • Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board

    The Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board requires online out-of-state Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Indiana. 

Student Complaint Information

Iowa

Licensing Agency

  • Iowa College Student Aid Commission

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Iowa through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Iowa Board of Nursing

    The Ohio State University meets Iowa Board of Nursing criteria to offer the online "RN to BSN", Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services programs to students located in Iowa. Post-licensure students enrolled in nursing courses with a clinical component are required to hold an Iowa nursing license. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Iowa Dental Board

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Iowa Dental Board requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Iowa.

  • Iowa Board of Educational Examiners

    The Iowa Board of Educational Examiners does not require programmatic approval of online out-of-state educator programs that do not lead to PK-12 teacher licensure or certification in Iowa. Because the programs do not lead to PK-12 teacher licensure or certification in Iowa, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Iowa. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Iowa does not offer an associate-level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or certification in Iowa. Therefore, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program does not lead to pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Iowa.

  • Iowa Board of Social Work

    The Iowa Board of Social Work does not approve out-of-state online Social Work programs. Iowa Administrative Rules require applicants for licensure be graduates of a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. 

Student Complaint Information

Kansas

Licensing Agency

  • Kansas Board of Regents

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Kansas through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Kansas State Board of Nursing

    The Kansas Board of Nursing does not regulate "RN to BSN" programs. The Ohio State University meets Kansas Board of Nursing requirements to offer the online Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in Kansas. 

    The Kansas Board of Nursing gathers information about programs that lead to an additional license at the time a graduate seeks licensure as an advanced practice nurse in Kansas. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Kansas Dental Board

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Kansas Dental Board requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Kansas.

  • Kansas State Department of Education

    The Kansas State Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of online out-of-state educator programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Kansas. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Kansas does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Kansas. However, the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program could qualify completers as a paraprofessional depending on school district requirements.

  • Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board

    The Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board requires online out-of-state Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Kansas. 

Student Complaint Information

Kentucky

Licensing Agency

  • Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Kentucky through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's  approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015. 

Professional Board Licensure

  • Kentucky Board of Nursing

    The Kentucky Board of Nursing does not require approval of out-of-state Nursing programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online Nursing programs to students located in Kentucky. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Kentucky Board of Dentistry

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Kentucky Board of Dentistry requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Kentucky.

  • Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board

    The Ohio State University may enroll students located in Kentucky who are not licensed educators in the Master of Arts in Art Education or the Master of Learning Technologies online degree programs. The Master of Arts in Art Education and the Master of Learning Technologies online degree programs have not sought Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board program approval and will not lead to an educator rank change in Kentucky. 

    The Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board does not require approval of online Educator programs that do not lead to a license or educator rank change in Kentucky. The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program does not lead to a license or an educator rank change in Kentucky; therefore, The Ohio State University may offer that program to students located in Kentucky.

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Kentucky does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for a pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Kentucky. However, the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program qualifies completers to work as a preschool associate teacher in Kentucky.

  • Kentucky Board of Social Work

    The Kentucky Board of Social Work requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Kentucky. 

Student Complaint Information

Louisiana

Licensing Agency

  • Board of Regents, State of Louisiana

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Louisana through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Louisiana State Board of Nursing

    The Louisiana Board of Nursing does not require approval of programs that do not lead to RN or APRN licensure and that do not include a clinical component. Because the programs do not lead to a RN or APRN license and do not include a clinical component, The Ohio State University may offer the online "RN to BSN" and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in Louisiana. 

    The Ohio State University is researching Louisiana Board of Nursing requirements to offer the online Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree programs to students located in Louisiana. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Louisiana State Board of Dentistry

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Louisiana State Board of Dentistry requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Louisiana.

  • Louisiana Department of Education

    The Louisiana Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of online out-of-state educator programs that do not lead to PK-12 teacher licensure or certification in Louisiana. Because the programs do not lead to PK-12 teacher licensure or certification in Louisiana, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Louisiana. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Louisiana does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Louisiana. However, the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program could qualify completers for the Early Childhood Ancillary Certificate, a professional credential for teachers working in Louisiana early learning centers, if all other Louisiana Department of Education criteria are met.

  • Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners

    The Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Louisiana. 

Student Complaint Information

Maine

Licensing Agency

  • Maine Department of Higher Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Maine through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's  approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Maine Board of Nursing

    The Maine Board of Nursing does not regulate or require approval of post-licensure nursing programs. Because they are post-licensure nursing program, The Ohio State University may offer the online "RN-BSN", Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in Maine. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Maine Board of Dental Practice

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Maine Board of Dental Practice requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Maine.

  • Maine Department of Education

    The Maine Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of online out-of-state educator programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Maine. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Maine does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Maine. However, the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program could qualify completers to become an Educational Technician 2 if all other criteria are met.

  • Maine State Board of Social Worker Licensure

    The Maine State Board of Social Work Licensure requires out-of-state online programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work program is fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Maine. 

Student Complaint Information

Maryland

Licensing Agency

  • Maryland Higher Education Commission

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Maryland through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015. 

Professional Board Licensure

  • Maryland Board of Nursing

    The Maryland Board of Nursing does not require approval of Ohio State's online nursing programs. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Nursing programs to students located in Maryland. Students completing a clinical experience in Maryland must be licensed in Maryland. The Maryland Board of Nursing requests notification prior to a student's placement in a clinical experience in Maryland. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Maryland.

  • Maryland State Department of Education

    The Maryland State Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of out-of-state online programs that do not lead to PK-12 licensure. Because the programs do not lead to PK-12 licensure, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Arts in Art Education, Master of Learning Technologies, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs.

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Maryland does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or certification in Maryland. Therefore, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program does not lead to pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or certification in Maryland.

  • Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners

    The Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners requires out-of-state online programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Maryland. 

Student Complaint Information

Massachusetts

Licensing Agency

  • Massachusetts Department of Higher Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Massachusetts through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015. 

Professional Board Licensure

  • Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing

    The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing does not require approval of post-licensure Nursing programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online Nursing programs to students located in Massachusetts. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Massachusetts Department of Health and Human Services requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Department does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Massachusetts.

  • Massachusetts Executive Office of Education

    The Massachusetts Executive Office of Education does not require programmatic approval of online out-of-state educator programs that do not lead to PK-12 teacher licensure in Massachusetts. Because the programs do not lead to PK-12 teacher licensure in Massachusetts, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Massachusetts. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Massachusetts does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Massachusetts. However, the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program could qualify completers for an Early Education and Care (EEC) Teacher Certification (Level 1 or Level 2, dependent on work experience) to work in a Massachusetts large group childcare program if all other Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care criteria are met.

  • Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers

    The Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers requires out-of-state online programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Massachusetts. 

Student Complaint Information

Michigan

Licensing Agency

  • Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Michigan through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).  Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Michigan Board of Nursing

    The Michigan Board of Nursing does not require approval of post-licensure Nursing programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online Nursing programs to students located in Michigan.

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure.

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (Dentistry)

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Michigan.

  • Michigan Department of Education

    The Michigan Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of online out-of-state educator programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Michigan.

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Michigan does not offer an associate-level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Michigan. However, the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program could qualify completers as a paraprofessional, lead caregiver in a child care center and/or Associate Teacher in the Great Start Readiness Program if all other criteria are met.

  • Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (Social Work)

    The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs does not require approval of Social Work programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Michigan. 

Student Complaint Information

Minnesota

Licensing Agency

  • Minnesota Office of Higher Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Minnesota through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Minnesota Board of Nursing

    The Minnesota Board of Nursing does not require approval of the online "RN to BSN" and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer those programs to students in Minnesota. 

    Ohio State is researching Minnesota Board of Nursing requirements to offer the online Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree programs to students located in Minnesota.  

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Minnesota Board of Dentistry

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Minnesota Board of Dentistry requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Minnesota.

  • Minnesota Department of Education

    The Minnesota Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of online educator programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Minnesota.

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Minnesota does not offer an associate-level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or certification in Minnesota. Therefore, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program does not lead to pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or certification in Minnesota.

  • Minnesota Board of Social Work

    The Minnesota Board of Social Work requires out-of-state online programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Minnesota. 

Student Complaint Information

Mississippi

Licensing Agency

  • Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Mississippi through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).  Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015. 

Professional Board Licensure

  • Mississippi Board of Nursing

    The Mississippi Board of Nursing does not require approval of out-of-state online Nursing programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online Nursing programs to Mississippi residents. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Mississippi Board of Dental Examiners

    The Mississippi Board of Dental Examiners does not approve out-of-state online Dentistry programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online Dentistry programs to Mississippi residents. 

  • Mississippi Department of Education

    The Mississippi Department of Education does not require approval of Educator programs that do not lead to a license in Mississippi. The Ohio State University's online Educator programs do not lead to a license in Mississippi. Therefore, Ohio State may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to Mississippi residents. 

  • Mississippi State Board of Examiners (Social Work)

    The Mississippi State Board of Examiners requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. THe Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to Mississippi residents. 

Student Complaint Information

Missouri

Licensing Agency

  • Missouri Department of Higher Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Missouri through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Missouri Board of Nursing

    The Missouri Board of Nursing does not require approval of post-licensure online Nursing programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online Nursing programs to Missouri residents. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Missouri Dental Board

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Missouri Dental Board requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Missouri.

  • Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

    The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education does not require programmatic approval of out-of-state online programs that do not lead to initial PK-12 certification in Missouri. Because the programs do not lead to initial PK-12 certification in Missouri, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Arts in Art Education, Master of Learning Technologies, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Missouri.

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Missouri does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher certification in Missouri. Therefore, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program does not lead to pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or certification in Missouri.

  • Missouri Division of Professional Registration (Social Work)

    The Missouri Division of Professional Registration requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to Missouri residents. 

Student Complaint Information

Montana

Licensing Agency

  • Montana University System

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Montana through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Montana Board of Nursing

    The Montana Board of Nursing does not require approval of post-licensure nursing programs. Because they are post-licensure nursing programs, The Ohio State University may offer the online "RN to BSN", Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in Montana. Students participating in a clinical experience must be licensed in Montana. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Montana Board of Dentistry

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Montana Board of Dentistry requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Montana.

  • Montana Office of Public Instruction

    The Montana Office of Public Instruction does not require programmatic approval of online educator programs that do not lead to PK-12 teacher licensure or certification in Montana. Because the programs do not lead to a PK-12 teacher licensure or certification in Montana, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Montana. 

    Although the programs do not lead to an initial or additional license, completion of the Master of Arts in Art Education or Master of Learning Technologies degree programs could allow for completers to advance to a Class 2 license from a Class 1 license if all other Office of Public Instruction criteria are met. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Montana does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Montana. However, completion of the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program could be utilized for renewal units for educators who already hold a Montana license.

  • Montana Board of Behavioral Health

    The Montana Board of Behavioral Health requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Montana. 

Student Complaint Information

Nebraska

Licensing Agency

  • Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Nebraska through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).  Approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (Nursing)

    The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services does not require approval of post-licensure nursing programs. Because they are post-licensure nursing programs, The Ohio State University may offer the online "RN to BSN", Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in Nebraska. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Nebraska State Board of Dentistry

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Nebraska State Board of Dentistry requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Nebraska.

  • Nebraska Department of Education

    The Nebraska Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of out-of-state online programs that do not lead to PK-12 certification in Nebraska. Because the programs do not lead to PK-12 certification, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Arts in Art Education, Master of Learning Technologies, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Nebraska.

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Nebraska does not offer an associate-level pre-kindergarten license or certification. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or certification in Nebraska. Therefore, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program does not lead to pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or certification in Nebraska. 

  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (Mental Health & Social Work Practice)

    The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Nebraska. 

Student Complaint Information

Nevada

Licensing Agency

  • Nevada System of Higher Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Nevada through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's  approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Nevada State Board of Nursing

    The Nevada State Board of Nursing does not require approval of post-licensure nursing programs. Because they are post-licensure nursing programs, The Ohio State University may offer the online "RN to BSN", Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in Nevada. Students must be licensed by the Nevada State Board of Nursing. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate porgram prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Nevada Board of Dental Examiners requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Nevada.

  • Nevada Department of Education

    The Nevada Department of Education does not require approval of Educator programs that do not lead to licensure in Nevada. The Ohio State University's online Educator programs do not lead to licensure in Nevada. Therefore, Ohio State may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Nevada. 

  • Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers

    The Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers requires out-of-state online social work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Nevada. 

Student Complaint Information

New Hampshire

Licensing Agency

  • New Hampshire Department of Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in New Hampshire through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).  Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • New Hampshire Board of Nursing

    The New Hampshire Board of Nursing does not require programmatic approval of post-RN nursing education programs. Because the programs are post-RN nursing education programs, The Ohio State University may offer the online "RN to BSN," Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in New Hampshire. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • New Hampshire Board of Dental Examiners

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The New Hampshire Board of Dental Examiners requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in New Hampshire.

  • New Hampshire Department of Education

    The Ohio State University is researching New Hampshire Department of Education requirements to offer the online Master of Arts in Art Education and Master of Learning Technologies degree programs to students located in New Hampshire.

    The New Hampshire Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of online out-of-state educator programs that do not lead to teacher certification in New Hampshire. Because the program does not lead to teacher certification in New Hampshire, Ohio State may offer the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program to students located in New Hampshire. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. New Hampshire does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten certificate. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher certification to teach in a public school setting in New Hampshire. However, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program could qualify completers as a paraprofessional II. Completers also could qualify as a center director in a child care center (N.H. Admin. Rule He-C 4002.32(a)) if all other criteria are met.

  • New Hampshire Board of Mental Health Practice

    The New Hampshire Board of Mental Health Practice requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in New Hampshire. 

Student Complaint Information

New Jersey

Licensing Agency

  • New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in New Jersey through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015. 

Professional Board Licensure

  • New Jersey Board of Nursing

    The New Jersey Board of Nursing does not regulate post-RN nursing programs. Because the programs are post-RN nursing programs, The Ohio State University may offer the online "RN-BSN", Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in New Jersey. The Board requests notification prior to a clinical placement in New Jersey so the Board can confirm clinical students are licensed in New Jersey. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time.

  • New Jersey State Board of Dentistry

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The New Jersey State Board of Dentistry requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in New Jersey.

  • New Jersey Department of Education

    The New Jersey Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of out-of-state online programs that do not lead to PK-12 licensure in New Jersey. Because the programs do not lead to PK-12 licensure in New Jersey, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Arts in Art Education, Master of Learning Technologies, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in New Jersey.

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. New Jersey does not offer an associate-level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or certification in New Jersey. Therefore, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program does not lead to pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or certification in New Jersey. 

  • New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners

    The New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in New Jersey. 

Student Complaint Information

New Mexico

Licensing Agency

  • New Mexico Higher Education Department

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in New Mexico through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • New Mexico Board of Nursing

    The New Mexico Board of Nursing does not have jurisdiction over post-licensure nursing programs. Because the programs are post-licensure nursing programs, The Ohio State University may offer the online "RN to BSN", Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Services Certificate programs to students located in New Mexico. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time.

  • New Mexico Board of Dental Health Care

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The New Mexico Board of Dental Health Care requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in New Mexico.

  • New Mexico Public Education Department

    The New Mexico Public Education Department does not require programmatic approval of out-of-state online programs that do not lead to PK-12 licensure in New Mexico. Because the programs do not lead to PK-12 licensure in New Mexico, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Arts in Art Education, Master of Learning Technologies, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs.

    Although the programs do not lead to a license, completion of the Master of Arts in Art Education or Master of Learning Technologies degree programs could allow for completers to advance to a Level 3 Teacher license if all other Public Education Department criteria are met. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. New Mexico does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in New Mexico. However, completion of the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program could qualify individuals for a Level 3 Paraprofessional license if all other Public Education Department criteria are met.

  • New Mexico Board of Social Work Examiners

    The New Mexico Board of Social Work Examiners requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in New Mexico. 

Student Complaint Information

New York

Licensing Agency

  • New York State Education Department

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in New York through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015. 

Professional Board Licensure

  • New York Office of the Professions (Nursing)

    The New York Office of the Professions does not have requirements for programs that do not lead to the title of Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) or Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS). Because the programs do not lead to the title of RN, NP, CNM, or CNS, The Ohio State University may offer the out-of-state online "RN-BSN" and the Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in New York. Students enrolled in the online "RN-BSN" program must hold a New York RN license. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is researching Office of the Professions requirements to offer the Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs to students located in New York. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time.

  • New York Office of the Professions (Dentistry)

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The New York Office of the Professions requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Office does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in New York.

  • New York State Education Department

    The New York State Education Department does not require approval to offer the Master of Arts in Art Education or Master of Learning Technologies online programs to New York residents. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the Master of Arts in Art Education and Master of Learning Technologies online programs to students located in New York. 

    Ohio State is pursuing authorization from the New York State Education Department to offer the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program to students located in New York. 

  • New York Office of the Professions (Social Work)

    The New York Office of the Professions requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in New York. 

Student Complaint Information

North Carolina

Licensing Agency

  • University of North Carolina Board of Governors

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in North Carolina through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • North Carolina Board of Nursing

    The North Carolina Board of Nursing does not regulate post-licensure nursing programs. Beacuse the programs are post-licensure nursing programs, The Ohio State University may offer the online "RN to BSN", Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in North Carolina.  

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time.

  • North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in North Carolina.

  • North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

    The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction does not require approval of out-of-state online programs if the programs do not lead to licensure or eligibility for a teacher pay increase in North Carolina. Because the programs do not lead to teacher licensure or eligibility for a teacher pay increase in North Carolina, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in North Carolina. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. North Carolina does not offer an associate-level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in North Carolina. However, the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program could qualify completers as a lead teacher in a child care center (N.C. General Statutes 110-91(8)) if all other criteria are met.

  • North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board

    The North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to North Carolina residents. 

Student Complaint Information

North Dakota

Licensing Agency

  • North Dakota University System

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in North Dakota through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's  approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • North Dakota Board of Nursing

    The North Dakota Board of Nursing does not have jurisdiction over "RN to BSN" programs, doctoral programs not leading to advanced practice certification, or certificate programs that do not lead to a new level of licensure. Therefore, The Ohio State University is authorized to offer the online "RN to BSN", "DNP only", and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program to students located in North Dakota. 

    Ohio State is seeking authorization from the North Dakota Board of Nursing to offer the Master of Science in Nursing and "BSN to DNP" programs to students located in North Dakota. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time.

  • North Dakota Board of Dental Examiners

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The North Dakota Board of Dental Examiners requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in North Dakota.

  • North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board

    The North Dakota Education Practices and Standards Board does not require approval of online out-of-state educator programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in North Dakota. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. North Dakota does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in North Dakota. However, the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program could qualify completers as a supervisor in licensed Child Care, or School-Age Child Care settings or as a teacher in a licensed pre-school that is not connected to a public school if all other criteria are met.

  • North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners

    The North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to North Dakota residents. 

Student Complaint Information

Ohio

Licensing Agency

Professional Board Licensure

  • Ohio Board of Nursing

    The Nursing in School Health Services Certificate prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Completion of the School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure certificate leads to eligibility for an Ohio Department of Education School Nurse License. 

    Completion of the Nurse Educator Certificate meets National League for Nursing eligibility requirements for Ohio nurses with master's or doctoral preparation to sit for the national Certification for Nurse Educators exam. 

  • Ohio State Dental Board
  • Ohio Department of Education
  • Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board

Student Complaint Information

Oklahoma

Licensing Agency

  • Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Oklahoma through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's  approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Oklahoma Board of Nursing

    The Ohio State University meets Oklahoma Board of Nursing requirements to offer the online "RN-BSN",  Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in Oklahoma. Clinical students must hold an active Oklahoma license. 

    The Oklahoma Board of Nursing requires advanced practice clinical faculty to be licensed in Oklahoma. Therefore, Ohio State is not authorized to offer the Master of Science in Nursing and "BSN to DNP" programs in Oklahoma at this time. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time.

  • Oklahoma State Board of Dentistry

    The Oklahoma State Board of Dentistry does not approve post-licensure, online, out-of-state Dentistry programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online Dentistry programs to Oklahoma residents​.

  • Oklahoma State Department of Education

    The Oklahoma State Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of online out-of-state educator programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Oklahoma. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Oklahoma does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten certificate. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher certification in Oklahoma. However, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program could qualify completers as a paraprofessional/teaching assistant in a Title I school.  Completers also could qualify as a master teacher in a child care program after submitting program information for approval to the Oklahoma Center for Early Childhood Professional Development.

  • Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers

    The Oklahoma Board of Licensed Social Workers requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Oklahoma. 

Oregon

Licensing Agency

  • Oregon Office of Degree Authorization

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Oregon through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Oregon State Board of Nursing

    The Ohio State University meets Oregon State Board of Nursing to offer the "RN-BSN', Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in Oregon.

    The Oregon Board of Nursing requires Ohio State clinical faculty to be licensed in Oregon and submission of a clinical placement petition for the Master of Science in Nursing and "BSN to DNP" programs. Clinical students must hold an Oregon license. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time.

  • Oregon Board of Dentistry

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Oregon Board of Dentistry requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Oregon.

  • Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission

    The Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission does not require programmatic approval of online out-of-state educator programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Oregon.

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Oregon does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license and does not require licensure for pre-kindergarten instructors. However, the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program could qualify completers as a head teacher in a certified child care center, if all other criteria are met.

  • Oregon Board of Licensed Social Workers

    The Oregon Board of Licensed Social Workers requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Oregon. 

Student Complaint Information

Pennsylvania

Licensing Agency

  • Pennsylvania Department of Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Pennsylvania through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on Spetember 22, 2015. 

Professional Board Licensure

  • Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing

    The Ohio State University meets Pennsylvania Board of Nursing requirements to offer the online "RN to BSN", Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in Pennsylvania. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time.

  • Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Pennsylvania.

  • Pennsylvania Department of Education

    The Pennsylvania Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of out-of-state online programs that do not lead to PK-12 licensure in Pennsylvania. Because the programs do not lead to PK-12 licensure in Pennsylvania, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Arts in Art Education, Master of Learning Technologies, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Pennsylvania.

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Pennsylvania does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Pennsylvania. However, completion of the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education would qualify individuals for positions at Level V on the Pennsylvania Early Learning Keys to Quality Career Lattice.

  • Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors

    The Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors does not approve Social Work programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Pennsylvania. 

Student Complaint Information

Puerto Rico

Licensing Agency

  • Puerto Rico Council on Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Puerto Rico through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015. 

Professional Board Licensure

  • Puerto Rico Board of Nursing Examiners

    The Ohio State University is researching Puerto Rico Board of Nursing Examiners requirements to offer online out-of-state nursing programs to students located in Puerto Rico. 

  • Puerto Rico Dental Board

    The Puerto Rico Dental Board requires online out-of-state Dentistry programs to be accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), but does not require program approval. The Ohio State University's Dentistry programs are fully accredited by CODA. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Dentistry programs to students located in Puerto Rico. 

  • Puerto Rico Board of Education

    The Ohio State University is seeking approval from the Puerto Rico Department of Education to offer the online Masters of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education programs to students located in Puerto Rico. 

  • Puerto Rico Board of Professional Social Workers

    The Ohio State University is seeking approval from the Puerto Rico Board of Professional Social Workers to offer online social work programs to students located in Puerto Rico. 

Student Complaint Information

Rhode Island

Licensing Agency

  • Rhode Island Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Rhode Island through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's  approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Rhode Island Board of Nurse Registration and Nursing Education

    The Rhode Island Board of Nurse Registration and Nursing Education does not approve post-licensure nursing programs. Because they are post-licensure nursing programs, The Ohio State University may offer the online "RN to BSN", Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in Rhode Island. The Rhode Island Board of Nurse Registration and Nursing Education must be notified if a student is completing a clinical placement in Rhode Island. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time.

  • Rhode Island Board of Dentistry

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Rhode Island Board of Dentistry requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Rhode Island.

  • Rhode Island Department of Education

    The Rhode Island Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of online out-of-state educator programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Rhode Island.

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Rhode Island does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Rhode Island. Therefore, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program does not lead to pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Rhode Island.

    The Rhode Island Department of Education must issue a student teacher permit before a student begins a practicum in a Rhode Island public school, state approved special education program, or state-funded pre-kindergarten program. 

  • Rhode Island Board of Social Work Examiners

    The Rhode Island Board of Social Work Examiners requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Rhode Island. 

Student Complaint Information

South Carolina

Licensing Agency

  • South Carolina Commission on Higher Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in South Carolina through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    The South Carolina Board of Nursing does not regulate post-licensure nursing programs. Beacuse they are post-licensure nursing programs, The Ohio State University may offer the online "RN to BSN", Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in South Carolina. Students completing a clinical in South Carolina must hold a South Carolina license. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • South Carolina Board of Dentistry

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The South Carolina Board of Dentistry requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in South Carolina.

  • South Carolina State Department of Education

    The South Carolina State Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of online out-of-state educator programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in South Carolina. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate license in Ohio. South Carolina does not offer an associate level pre-kindergarten certificate. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher certification in South Carolina. Therefore, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program does not lead to pre-kindergarten teacher certification in South Carolina.

  • South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners

    The South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in South Carolina. 

Student Complaint Information

South Dakota

Licensing Agency

  • South Dakota Secretary of State

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in South Dakota through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's  approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • South Dakota Board of Nursing

    The Ohio State University is researching South Dakota Board of Nursing requirements to offer online out-of-state nursing programs to students located in South Dakota. 

  • South Dakota State Board of Dentistry

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The South Dakota Board of Dentistry requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in South Dakota.

  • South Dakota Department of Education

    The South Dakota Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of online educator programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in South Dakota. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. South Dakota does not offer an associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or certification in South Dakota. However, the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program could qualify completers for an advanced Paraprofessional permit.

  • South Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners

    The South Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners requires out-of-state online Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in South Dakota. 

Student Complaint Information

Tennessee

Licensing Agency

  • Tennessee Higher Education Commission

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Tennessee through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's  approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Tennessee Board of Nursing

    The Ohio State University is researching Tennessee Board of Nursing requirements to offer online out-of-state nursing programs to students located in Tennessee. 

  • Tennessee Board of Dentistry

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Tennessee Board of Dentistry requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Tennessee.

  • Tennessee Department of Education

    The Tennessee Department of Education does not require approval of Educator programs that do not lead to a license in Tennessee. The Ohio State University's online Educator programs do not lead to a license in Tennessee. Therefore, Ohio State may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Tennessee.

  • Tennessee Board of Social Workers

    The Tennessee Board of Social Workers requires out-of-state online Social Work ptrograms to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Tennessee. 

Student Complaint Information

Texas

Licensing Agency

  • Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Texas through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

  • The Texas Workforce Commission

Professional Board Licensure

  • Texas Board of Nursing

    The Texas Board of Nursing does not require approval of post-licensure nursing programs. Because they are post-licensre nursing programs, The Ohio State University may offer the online "RN to BSN", Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in Texas. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. '

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Texas State Board of Dental Examiners

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Texas State Board of Dental Exminers requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Texas.

  • Texas Education Agency

    The Texas Education Agency does not require programmatic approval of out-of-state online educator programs that do recommend individuals for educator certification credentials in Texas. Because the programs do not lead to recommendation for educator certification credentials in Texas, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Texas. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Texas does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten certification. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher certification to teach in Texas public schools. However, the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program could qualify completers  as a child-care center director under Tex. Admin. Code sec. 746.1015 or 746.1017 if all other criteria are met.

  • Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners

    The Texas Board of Social Work Examiners requires Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Texas. 

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Utah

Licensing Agency

  • Utah Division of Consumer Protection

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Utah through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (Nursing)

    The Ohio State University meets Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing to offer the online "RN to BSN", Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in Utah. The Utah Board of Nursing requires approval prior to placement of students in a clinical or practical experience. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (Dentistry)

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure. 

    The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Utah.

  • Utah State Board of Education

    The Utah State Board of Education does not require programmatic approval of programs that do not lead to licensure but requires those programs to be regionally accredited. Because the Master of Arts in Art Education, the Master of Learning Technologies, and the Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education online degree programs do not lead to licensure in Utah and are regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, The Ohio State University may offer those programs to students located in Utah. Note that Utah Local Education Agencies have discretion over whether to accept completion of the Master of Arts in Art Education and Master of Learning Technologies programs for an educator salary change.

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Utah does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license and does not require licensure for pre-kindergarten instructors. Therefore, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree program does not lead to pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Utah.

     

  • Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (Social Work)

    The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing requires Master of Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer the online Master of Social Work program to students located in Utah. 

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Vermont

Licensing Agency

  • Vermont Agency of Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Vermont through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's  approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Vermont Board of Nursing

    The Vermont Board of Nursing does not have jurisdiction over out-of-state online nursing programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online nursing programs to students located in Vermont. Graduates of APRN programs must meet qualifications for licensure required by the Board under Vermont Administrative Rules. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Vermont Board of Dental Examiners

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Vermont Board of Dental Examiners requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Vermont.

  • Vermont Agency of Education

    The Ohio State University is seeking approval from the Vermont Agency of Education to offer online educator programs to students located in Vermont. 

  • Vermont Board of Social Workers

    The Vermont Board of Social Workers requires Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in Vermont. 

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Virgin Islands

Licensing Agency

  • University of the Virgin Islands

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in the U.S. VIrgin Islands under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015. 

Professional Board Licensure

  • Virgin Islands Board of Nurse Licensure

    The Ohio State University is researching Virgin Islands Board of Nurse Licensure requirements to offer online out-of-state nursing programs to students located in the Virgin Islands. 

  • Virgin Islands Department of Health - Board of Dental Examiners

    The Ohio State University is researching Virgin Islands Board of Dental Examiners requirements to offer online out-of-state dentistry programs to students located in the Virgin Islands. 

  • Virgin Islands Department of Education

    The Ohio State University is researching Virgin Islands Department of Education requirements to offer online out-of-state educator programs to students located in the Virgin Islands. 

  • Virgin Islands Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs

    The Ohio State University is researching Virgin Islands Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs requirements to offer online out-of-state Social Work programs to students located in the Virgin Islands. 

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Virginia

Licensing Agency

  • Virginia State Council of Higher Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Virginia through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's  approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Virginia Board of Nursing

    The Virginia Board of Nursing does not require approval of post-licensure nursing programs.  Because they are post-licensure nursing programs, Ohio State may offer the online "RN to BSN", Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate to students located in Virginia. Students participating in a clinical experience must be licensed RNs, and their practice must be confined to what is being covered in the curriculum under appropriate supervision. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Virginia Board of Dentistry

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Virginia Board of Dentistry requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Virginia.

  • Virginia Department of Education

    The Virginia Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of online out-of-state educator programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Virginia. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Virginia does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or certification in Virginia. Therefore, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program does not lead to pre-kindergarten teacher licensure or certification in Virginia.

  • Virginia Board of Social Work

    The Virginia Board of Social Work requires a Master of Social Work program to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer the online Master of Social Work program to students located in Virginia. 

Washington

Licensing Agency

  • Washington Student Achievement Council

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Washington through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's  approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Washington Nursing Commission

    The Ohio State University is researching Washington Nursing Commission requirements to offer online out-of-state nursing programs to students located in Washington. 

  • Washington State Department of Health (Dentistry)

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Washington State Department of Health requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Washington.

  • Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

    The Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction does not require approval of programs that do not lead to certification in Washington. The Ohio State University's online Educator programs do not lead to certification in Washington. Therefore, Ohio State may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Washington. 

  • Washington State Department of Health (Social Work)

    The Washington State Department of Health does not approve online Social Work programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Social Work degree program to students located in Washington. 

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West Virginia

Licensing Agency

  • West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in West Virginia through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • West Virginia RN Board

    The West Virginia RN Board does not regulate post-licensure nursing programs. Because they are post-licensure nursing programs, The Ohio State University may offer the online "RN to BSN", Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in West Virginia. 

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • West Virginia Board of Dentistry

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The West Virginia Board of Dentistry requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in West Virginia.

  • West Virginia Department of Education

    The West Virginia Department of Education does not require programmatic approval of out-of-state online programs that do not lead to PK-12 licensure in West Virginia. Because the programs do not lead to PK-12 licensure in West Virginia, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Arts in Art Education, Master of Learning Technologies, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in West Virginia. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. West Virginia does not offer an associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in West Virginia. Therefore, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program does not lead to pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in West Virginia.

  • West Virginia Board of Social Work

    The West Virginia Board of Social Work requires Social Work programs to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer online Social Work programs to students located in West VIrginia. 

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Wisconsin

Licensing Agency

  • Wisonsin Educational Approval Board

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Wisconsin through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Wisconsin Board of Nursing

    The Wisconsin Board of Nursing does not regulate post-licensure nursing programs. Because they are post-licensure nursing programs, The Ohio State University may offer the online "RN to BSN", Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and Nursing in School Health Services Certificate programs to students located in Wisconsin.

    The online Nursing in School Health Services Certificate program prepares students to administer school health services; however, it does not lead to School Nurse licensure. 

    Ohio State is not offering the online School Nurse Professional Pupil Services Licensure Certificate or Nurse Educator Certificate programs to students located outside Ohio at this time. 

  • Wisconsin Dentistry Examining Board

    The Wisconsin Dentistry Examining Board does not require approval of out-of-state online Dentistry programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer online Dentistry programs to students located in Wisconsin. 

  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

    The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction does not require programmatic approval of out-of-state online educator programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Wisconsin. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Wisconsin does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Wisconsin. Therefore, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program does not lead to pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Wisconsin.

  • Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (Social Work)

    The Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services requires a Master of Social Work program to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer the online Master of Social Work program to students located in Wisconsin. 

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Wyoming

Licensing Agency

  • Wyoming Department of Education

    The Ohio State University is authorized to operate in Wyoming through mutual participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Ohio State's approval for institutional participation in SARA was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on September 22, 2015.

Professional Board Licensure

  • Wyoming State Board of Nursing

    The Ohio State University is researching Wyoming State Board of Nursing requirements to offer online out-of-state nursing programs to students located in Wyoming. 

  • Wyoming Board of Dental Examiners

    The Ohio State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned an associate degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program. The online Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree program is designed for licensed dental hygienists who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree. Ohio State’s online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene degree programs are post-licensure programs and do not lead to a new level of licensure.

    The Wyoming Board of Dental Examiners requires post-licensure Dentistry programs to be CODA-accredited but the Board does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene are fully accredited by CODA; therefore, Ohio State may offer these online dental hygiene programs to students located in Wyoming.

  • Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board

    The Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board does not require programmatic approval of out-of-state online educator programs. Therefore, The Ohio State University may offer the online Master of Learning Technologies, Master of Arts in Art Education, and Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education degree programs to students located in Wyoming. 

    The Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program leads to a Pre-kindergarten Associate License in Ohio. Wyoming does not offer an equivalent associate level pre-kindergarten license. A bachelor’s degree is required for pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Wyoming. Therefore, the online Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Development and Education program does not lead to pre-kindergarten teacher licensure in Wyoming. 

  • Wyoming Mental Health Professions Licensing Board

    The Wyoming Mental Health Professions Licensing Board requires a Master of Social Work program to be accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), but does not approve programs. The Ohio State University's Social Work programs are fully accredited by the CSWE. Therefore, Ohio State may offer the online Master of Social Work program to students located in Wyoming. 

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