State Licensure Requirements

Numerous School of Clinical Sciences programs are designed to meet educational requirements for a specific professional license or certification that is required for employment in an occupation.  Licensure or certification requirements vary by state.

Please refer to the tables below of how School of Clinical Sciences curriculum meet state educational requirements for licensure or certification.

State Additional State Licensure or Certification Required NMU Curriculum Meets State Requirement for Licensure or Certifcation State Agency Link

Alabama

No

Meets

 

Alaska

No

Meets

 

Arizona

No

Meets

 

Arkansas

No

Meets

 

California

Yes

Does not meet

California Department of Health Services

Colorado

No

Meets

 

Connecticut

No

Meets

 

Delaware

No

Meets

 

Florida

Yes

Undetermined

Florida Department of Health

Georgia

Yes

Undetermined

Georgia Department of Human Resources

Hawaii

Yes

Undetermined

Hawaii Department of Health

Idaho

No

Meets

 

Illinois

No

Meets

 

Indiana

No

Meets

 

Iowa

No

Meets

 

Kansas

No

Meets

 

Kentucky

No

Meets

 

Louisiana

Yes

Undetermined

Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners

Maine

No

Meets

 

Maryland

No

Meets

 

Massachusetts

No

Meets

 

Michigan

No

Meets

 

Minnesota

No

Meets

 

Mississippi

No

Meets

 

Missouri

No

Meets

 

Montana

Yes

Undetermined

Montana Board of Clinical Laboratory

Nebraska

No

Meets

 

Nevada

Yes

Undetermined

Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health

New Hampshire

No

Meets

 

New Jersey

No

Meets

 

New Mexico

No

Meets

 

New York

Yes

Does not meet

New York State Office of the Professions

North Carolina

No

Meets

 

North Dakota

Yes

Undetermined

North Dakota Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice

Ohio

No

Meets

 

Oklahoma

No

Meets

 

Oregon

No

Meets

 

Pennsylvania

No

Meets

 

Rhode Island

Yes

Undetermined

Rhode Island Department of Health

South Carolina

No

Meets

 

South Dakota

No

Meets

 

Tennessee

Yes

Undetermined

Tennessee State Licensure Board

Texas

No

Meets

 

Utah

No

Meets

 

Vermont

No

Meets

 

Virginia

No

Meets

 

Washington

No

Meets

 

West Virginia

Yes

Undetermined

West Virginia Office of Laboratory Science

Wisconsin

No

Meets

 

Wyoming

No

Meets

 

American Samoa

 

Undetermined

 

District of Columbia

 

Undetermined

 

Guam

 

Undetermined

 

Northern Mariana Islands

 

Undetermined

 

Puerto Rico

Yes

Undetermined

Puerto Rico Department of Health

U.S. Virgin Islands

 

Undetermined

 

Source: https://www.ascp.org/content/board-of-certification/get-credentialed/#state-licensure

             https://ascls.org/licensure/

State Additional State Licensure or Certification Required NMU Curriculum Meets State Requirement for Licensure or Certifcation State Agency Link

Alabama

 

 

 

Alaska

 

 

 

Arizona

 

 

 

Arkansas

 

 

 

California

 

 

 

Colorado

 

 

 

Connecticut

 

 

 

Delaware

 

 

 

Florida

 

 

 

Georgia

 

 

 

Hawaii

 

 

 

Idaho

 

 

 

Illinois

 

 

 

Indiana

 

 

 

Iowa

 

 

 

Kansas

 

 

 

Kentucky

 

 

 

Louisiana

 

 

 

Maine

 

 

 

Maryland

 

 

 

Massachusetts

 

 

 

Michigan

 

 

 

Minnesota

 

 

 

Mississippi

 

 

 

Missouri

 

 

 

Montana

 

 

 

Nebraska

 

 

 

Nevada

 

 

 

New Hampshire

 

 

 

New Jersey

 

 

 

New Mexico

 

 

 

New York

 

 

 

North Carolina

 

 

 

North Dakota

 

 

 

Ohio

 

 

 

Oklahoma

 

 

 

Oregon

 

 

 

Pennsylvania

 

 

 

Rhode Island

 

 

 

South Carolina

 

 

 

South Dakota

 

 

 

Tennessee

 

 

 

Texas

 

 

 

Utah

 

 

 

Vermont

 

 

 

Virginia

 

 

 

Washington

 

 

 

West Virginia

 

 

 

Wisconsin

 

 

 

Wyoming

 

 

 

American Samoa

 

 

 

District of Columbia

 

 

 

Guam

 

 

 

Northern Mariana Islands

 

 

 

Puerto Rico

 

 

 

U.S. Virgin Islands

 

 

 

State Additional State Licensure or Certification Required NMU Curriculum Meets State Requirement for Licensure or Certifcation State Agency Link

Alabama

 

 

 

Alaska

 

 

 

Arizona

 

 

 

Arkansas

 

 

 

California

 

 

 

Colorado

 

 

 

Connecticut

 

 

 

Delaware

 

 

 

Florida

 

 

 

Georgia

 

 

 

Hawaii

 

 

 

Idaho

 

 

 

Illinois

 

 

 

Indiana

 

 

 

Iowa

 

 

 

Kansas

 

 

 

Kentucky

 

 

 

Louisiana

 

 

 

Maine

 

 

 

Maryland

 

 

 

Massachusetts

 

 

 

Michigan

 

 

 

Minnesota

 

 

 

Mississippi

 

 

 

Missouri

 

 

 

Montana

 

 

 

Nebraska

 

 

 

Nevada

 

 

 

New Hampshire

 

 

 

New Jersey

 

 

 

New Mexico

 

 

 

New York

 

 

 

North Carolina

 

 

 

North Dakota

 

 

 

Ohio

 

 

 

Oklahoma

 

 

 

Oregon

 

 

 

Pennsylvania

 

 

 

Rhode Island

 

 

 

South Carolina

 

 

 

South Dakota

 

 

 

Tennessee

 

 

 

Texas

 

 

 

Utah

 

 

 

Vermont

 

 

 

Virginia

 

 

 

Washington

 

 

 

West Virginia

 

 

 

Wisconsin

 

 

 

Wyoming

 

 

 

American Samoa

 

 

 

District of Columbia

 

 

 

Guam

 

 

 

Northern Mariana Islands

 

 

 

Puerto Rico

 

 

 

U.S. Virgin Islands

 

 

 

State Additional State Licensure or Certification Required NMU Curriculum Meets State Requirement for Licensure or Certifcation State Agency Link

Alabama

 

 

 

Alaska

 

 

 

Arizona

 

 

 

Arkansas

 

 

 

California

 

 

 

Colorado

 

 

 

Connecticut

 

 

 

Delaware

 

 

 

Florida

 

 

 

Georgia

 

 

 

Hawaii

 

 

 

Idaho

 

 

 

Illinois

 

 

 

Indiana

 

 

 

Iowa

 

 

 

Kansas

 

 

 

Kentucky

 

 

 

Louisiana

 

 

 

Maine

 

 

 

Maryland

 

 

 

Massachusetts

 

 

 

Michigan

 

 

 

Minnesota

 

 

 

Mississippi

 

 

 

Missouri

 

 

 

Montana

 

 

 

Nebraska

 

 

 

Nevada

 

 

 

New Hampshire

 

 

 

New Jersey

 

 

 

New Mexico

 

 

 

New York

 

 

 

North Carolina

 

 

 

North Dakota

 

 

 

Ohio

 

 

 

Oklahoma

 

 

 

Oregon

 

 

 

Pennsylvania

 

 

 

Rhode Island

 

 

 

South Carolina

 

 

 

South Dakota

 

 

 

Tennessee

 

 

 

Texas

 

 

 

Utah

 

 

 

Vermont

 

 

 

Virginia

 

 

 

Washington

 

 

 

West Virginia

 

 

 

Wisconsin

 

 

 

Wyoming

 

 

 

American Samoa

 

 

 

District of Columbia

 

 

 

Guam

 

 

 

Northern Mariana Islands

 

 

 

Puerto Rico

 

 

 

U.S. Virgin Islands

 

 

 

State Additional State Licensure or Certification Required NMU Curriculum Meets State Requirement for Licensure or Certifcation State Agency Link

Alabama

 

 

 

Alaska

 

 

 

Arizona

 

 

 

Arkansas

 

 

 

California

 

 

 

Colorado

 

 

 

Connecticut

 

 

 

Delaware

 

 

 

Florida

 

 

 

Georgia

 

 

 

Hawaii

 

 

 

Idaho

 

 

 

Illinois

 

 

 

Indiana

 

 

 

Iowa

 

 

 

Kansas

 

 

 

Kentucky

 

 

 

Louisiana

 

 

 

Maine

 

 

 

Maryland

 

 

 

Massachusetts

 

 

 

Michigan

 

 

 

Minnesota

 

 

 

Mississippi

 

 

 

Missouri

 

 

 

Montana

 

 

 

Nebraska

 

 

 

Nevada

 

 

 

New Hampshire

 

 

 

New Jersey

 

 

 

New Mexico

 

 

 

New York

 

 

 

North Carolina

 

 

 

North Dakota

 

 

 

Ohio

 

 

 

Oklahoma

 

 

 

Oregon

 

 

 

Pennsylvania

 

 

 

Rhode Island

 

 

 

South Carolina

 

 

 

South Dakota

 

 

 

Tennessee

 

 

 

Texas

 

 

 

Utah

 

 

 

Vermont

 

 

 

Virginia

 

 

 

Washington

 

 

 

West Virginia

 

 

 

Wisconsin

 

 

 

Wyoming

 

 

 

American Samoa

 

 

 

District of Columbia

 

 

 

Guam

 

 

 

Northern Mariana Islands

 

 

 

Puerto Rico

 

 

 

U.S. Virgin Islands

 

 

 

State Additional State Licensure or Certification Required NMU Curriculum Meets State Requirement for Licensure or Certifcationt State Agency Link

Alabama

 

 

 

Alaska

 

 

 

Arizona

 

 

 

Arkansas

 

 

 

California

 

 

 

Colorado

 

 

 

Connecticut

 

 

 

Delaware

 

 

 

Florida

 

 

 

Georgia

 

 

 

Hawaii

 

 

 

Idaho

 

 

 

Illinois

 

 

 

Indiana

 

 

 

Iowa

 

 

 

Kansas

 

 

 

Kentucky

 

 

 

Louisiana

 

 

 

Maine

 

 

 

Maryland

 

 

 

Massachusetts

 

 

 

Michigan

 

 

 

Minnesota

 

 

 

Mississippi

 

 

 

Missouri

 

 

 

Montana

 

 

 

Nebraska

 

 

 

Nevada

 

 

 

New Hampshire

 

 

 

New Jersey

 

 

 

New Mexico

 

 

 

New York

 

 

 

North Carolina

 

 

 

North Dakota

 

 

 

Ohio

 

 

 

Oklahoma

 

 

 

Oregon

 

 

 

Pennsylvania

 

 

 

Rhode Island

 

 

 

South Carolina

 

 

 

South Dakota

 

 

 

Tennessee

 

 

 

Texas

 

 

 

Utah

 

 

 

Vermont

 

 

 

Virginia

 

 

 

Washington

 

 

 

West Virginia

 

 

 

Wisconsin

 

 

 

Wyoming

 

 

 

American Samoa

 

 

 

District of Columbia

 

 

 

Guam

 

 

 

Northern Mariana Islands

 

 

 

Puerto Rico

 

 

 

U.S. Virgin Islands

 

 

 

State Additional State Licensure or Certification Required NMU Curriculum Meets State Requirement for Licensure or Certifcation State Agency Link

Alabama

No

Meets

 

Alaska

No

Meets

 

Arizona

No

Meets

 

Arkansas

No

Meets

Arkansas State Medical Board

California

No

Meets

 

Colorado

Yes

Undetermined

Colorado Office of Surgical Assistant & Surgical Technologist Registration

Connecticut

No

Meets

 

Delaware

No

Meets

 

Florida

No

Meets

 

Georgia

No

Meets

 

Hawaii

No

Meets

 

Idaho

No

Meets

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

Illinois

No

Meets

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional

Indiana

No

Meets

Indiana Surgical Technologist Certification Law

Iowa

No

Meets

 

Kansas

No

Meets

 

Kentucky

No

Meets

Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure

Louisiana

No

Meets

 

Maine

No

Meets

 

Maryland

No

Meets

 

Massachusetts

No

Meets

Massachusetts Surgical Technologist Law FAQ

Michigan

No

Meets

 

Minnesota

No

Meets

 

Mississippi

No

Meets

 

Missouri

No

Meets

 

Montana

No

Meets

 

Nebraska

No

Meets

 

Nevada

No

Meets

 

New Hampshire

No

Meets

 

New Jersey

No

Meets

New Jersey Surgical Technology Certification Law

New Mexico

No

Meets

 

New York

No

Meets

New York Surgical Technologist Law FAQ

North Carolina

No

Meets

 

North Dakota

Yes

Undetermined

North Dakota Board of Nursing

Ohio

No

Meets

 

Oklahoma

No

Meets

 

Oregon

No

Meets

Oregon Laws

Pennsylvania

No

Meets

Pennsylvania General Assembly

Rhode Island

No

Meets

 

South Carolina

No

Meets

South Carolina Surgical Technologist Laws FAQ

South Dakota

No

Meets

 

Tennessee

No

Meets

Tennessee Surgical Technologist Law FAQ

Texas

No

Meets

Texas Surgical Technologist FAQ

Utah

No

Meets

 

Vermont

No

Meets

 

Virginia

No

Meets

Virginia Board of Medicine

Washington

Yes

Undetermined

Washington State Department of Health

West Virginia

No

Meets

 

Wisconsin

No

Meets

 

Wyoming

No

Meets

 

American Samoa

 

 

 

District of Columbia

No

 

DC Health

Guam

 

 

 

Northern Mariana Islands

 

 

 

Puerto Rico

No

 

 

U.S. Virgin Islands

 

 

 

Source: https://www.ast.org/Public_Policy/Legislative_Overview/

State Additional State Licensure or Certification Required NMU Curriculum Meets State Requirement for Licensure or Certifcation State Agency Link

Alabama

No

Meets

Does not license personnel

Alaska

No

Meets

Does not license personnel

Arizona

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Arizona Department of Health Services

Arkansas

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Arkansas Board of Health

California

Yes

Undetermined

California Department of Public Health Radiologic Health Branch

Requires - Fluoroscopy permit

Colorado

Yes

Undetermined

Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment

Connecticut

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Connecticut State Department of Public Health

Delaware

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Delaware office of Radiation Control

Florida

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Florida Licensing and Regulation

Georgia

No

Undetermined

Does not license personnel

Regulations require six hours of radiation safety education.

Hawaii

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

State of Hawaii, Department of Health Indoor and Radiological Health Branch

Idaho

No

Meets

Does not license personnel

Illinois

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Illinois Emergency Management Agency

Indiana

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Indiana State Department of Health

Iowa

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Iowa Department of Public Health

Kansas

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Kansas Board of Healing Arts

Kentucky

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Kentucky Board of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy

Louisiana

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Louisiana State Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners

Maine

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Maine Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners

Maryland

Yes

Undetermined

Requires – Demonstration oral and written competency in English as required by Board

Maryland Board of Physicians

Massachusetts

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Massachusetts Radiation Control

Michigan

No

Meets

Does not license personnel

Minnesota

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Minnesota Department of Health

Mississippi

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Mississippi State Department of Health

X-Ray Machine Operators

Radiologist Assistant

Missouri

No

Meets

Does not license personnel

Montana

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Montana Department of Labor & Industry Board of Radiologic Technologists

Nebraska

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Nevada

No

Meets

Does not license personnel

New Hampshire

No

Meets

Does not license personnel

New Jersey

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Radiation Protection Element

New Mexico

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

New Mexico Radiation Control Bureau

New York

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

New York State Department of Health

Office of the Professions

North Carolina

No

Meets

Does not license personnel

North Dakota

No

Meets

Does not license personnel

Ohio

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Ohio Department of Health

State Medical Board of Ohio - Radiologist Assistant (RA)

Oklahoma

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Oklahoma Medical Board

Oregon

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Oregon Board of Medical Imaging

Pennsylvania

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

Pennsylvania Code and Bulletin

Rhode Island

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

State of Rhode Island Department of Health

South Carolina

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

South Carolina Radiation Quality Standards Association

South Dakota

No

Meets

Does not license personnel

Tennessee

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Tennessee Department of Health Health Professional Boards

X-Ray Operators

Texas

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Texas Medical Board

Utah

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Utah Department of Commerce Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Vermont

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Vermont Secretary of State

Board of Medical Practice

Virginia

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Virginia Department of Health Professions Board of Medicine

Washington

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Washington State Department of Health

Radiologist Assistant

X-Ray Technician

Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist

West Virginia

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

West Virginia Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Technology Board of Examiners

Radiologist Assistant

Wisconsin

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services

Wyoming

Yes

Meets

ARRT Certification exam is used to validate state licensure

Wyoming Board of Radiologic Technologist Examiners

American Samoa

 

Undetermined

 

District of Columbia

No

Meets

Does not license personnel

Guam

 

Undetermined

 

Northern Mariana Islands

 

Undetermined

 

Puerto Rico

 

Undetermined

 

U.S. Virgin Islands

 

Undetermined

 

Source: https://www.asrt.org/main/standards-and-regulations/legislation-regulations-and-advocacy/individual-state-licensure