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Some of the academic programs at Blue Ridge require or prepare students to sit for applicable licensure and/or certification examinations in North Carolina. Out-of-state students seeking to enroll in a program leading to professional licensure or certification need to contact the appropriate department at Blue Ridge to discuss enrollment and professional licensure options available.

Students may view the disclosure for each program or certificate to know which state Blue Ridge Community College’s curriculum

  • meets state educational requirements for licensure or certification,
  • does not meet state educational requirements for licensure or certification, or
  • has not made a determination.

Blue Ridge Professional Licensure Programs

Licensure by State*

It is highly recommended you also contact the state in which you plan to practice to verify any state requirements before beginning your program at Blue Ridge:

Licensure Information, by Profession

Although we strive to connect you with the best information possible, Blue Ridge Community College may not be able to confirm whether a particular program meets state educational requirements for licensure or certification outside of the State of North Carolina.

Hyperlinks provided lead to websites of public and private organizations not associated with Blue Ridge. Such links are provided solely for the user’s convenience.

NC SARA Professional Licensure Directory

The U.S. Department of Education provides information about most licensed professions by states.

Blue Ridge Community College provides full disclosure of all Consumer Information, and specific information regarding State Authorization including the student complaint policy for out-of-state online students.