State Authorization

For the purposes of state authorization compliance, “state” is defined as a state, commonwealth, organized territory or district (District of Columbia) of the United States.

Program Availability

Listed below are programs in which the UTA College of Nursing is admitting students.

BSN

1 state: Texas

RN-BSN

48 states: 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, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

MSN Nursing Administration

46 states: 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, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia, Wisconsin

MSN Nursing Education

42 states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia, Wisconsin

MSN Nurse Practitioner

6 states: Arkansas, California, Florida, New Mexico, Texas, Virginia

Post-Master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice

6 states: Arkansas, California, Florida, New Mexico, Texas, Virginia

Disclosures

Due to the constraints of international law the nurse practitioner programs do not operate outside of the United States. Requests received from a student to attend or continue in a non-nurse practitioner program from an international location are reviewed on an individual basis.

Prior to moving, students are required to email NursingSOA@uta.edu to discuss the implications on their progression to graduation and clinical placements and read the disclosures below.

Leading to Licensure

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse Practitioner program and Post Master’s Certificates specialty tracks leading to licensure:

Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN – FNP), Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (MSN – PPCNP), Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (MSN – PACNP), Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (MSN – AGPCNP), Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (MSN – AGACNP), Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (MSN – PMHNP), Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (MSN – NNP)

Not Leading to Licensure

College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CONHI) programs not leading to licensure:

The RN TO BSN, MSN Nursing Education, MSN Nursing Administration, Post Master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice and PhD in Nursing programs do not lead to licensure.

The Student’s State

For the purposes of state authorization compliance and disclosure requirements for licensing and certification programs, the University will consider the state listed in the Mailing Address in MyMav as students’ location. Students must report any change in their Mailing Address through self-service in MyMav.

Programs by State

The following information is intended for enrolled and prospective students to indicate whether programs leading to professional licensure or certification meet educational requirements. This information is reviewed/updated on a semi-annual basis to maintain currency.

Terms used:

  • Meets Requirements: as of the last review, the institution’s curriculum meets state educational requirements for professional licensure or certification
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: as of the last review, the institution’s curriculum does not meet state educational requirements for professional licensure or certification
  • Not Determined: the institution has not made a determination of whether the curriculum meets educational requirements

Program Abbreviations:

  • FNP: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • PPCNP: Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • PACNP: Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • AGPCNP: Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • AGACNP: Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
  • PMHNP: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • NNP: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Download the state authorizations table as a PDF: College of Nursing and Health Innovation State Authorizations (Updated July 2019)

Alabama
  • Website: https://www.abn.alabama.gov/
  • Meets Requirements: n/a
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN, FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP

 

Alaska

 

Arizona
  • Website: https://www.azbn.gov/
  • Meets Requirements: n/a
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN, FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP

 

Arkansas
  • Website: https://www.arsbn.org/
  • Meets Requirements: FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN

 

California
  • Website: https://www.rn.ca.gov/
  • Meets Requirements: FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN

 

Colorado

 

Connecticut

 

Delaware

 

District of Columbia
  • Website: https://dchealth.dc.gov/
  • Meets Requirements: n/a
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN, FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP

 

Florida
  • Website: https://floridasnursing.gov/
  • Meets Requirements: FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN

 

Georgia

 

Hawaii

 

Idaho
  • Website: https://ibn.idaho.gov/
  • Meets Requirements: n/a
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN, FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP

 

Illinois

 

Indiana

 

Iowa
  • Website: https://nursing.iowa.gov/
  • Meets Requirements: n/a
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN, FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP

 

Kansas
  • Website: https://ksbn.kansas.gov/
  • Meets Requirements: n/a
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN, FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP

 

Kentucky

 

Louisiana
  • Website: https://www.lsbn.state.la.us/
  • Meets Requirements: n/a
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN, FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP

 

Maine

 

Maryland

 

Massachusetts

 

Michigan
  • Website: https://www.michigan.gov/lara/
  • Meets Requirements: n/a
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN, FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP

 

Minnesota
  • Website: https://mn.gov/boards/nursing/
  • Meets Requirements: n/a
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN, FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP

 

Mississippi
  • Website: https://www.msbn.ms.gov/
  • Meets Requirements: n/a
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN, FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP

 

Missouri
  • Website: https://www.pr.mo.gov/nursing.asp
  • Meets Requirements: n/a
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN, FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP

 

Montana

 

Nebraska

 

Nevada
  • Website: https://nevadanursingboard.org/
  • Meets Requirements: n/a
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN, FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP

 

New Hampshire

 

New Jersey

 

New Mexico
  • Website: http://nmbon.sks.com/
  • Meets Requirements: FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN

 

New York

 

North Carolina
  • Website: https://www.ncbon.com/
  • Meets Requirements: n/a
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN, FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP

 

North Dakota
  • Website: https://www.ndbon.org/
  • Meets Requirements: n/a
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN, FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP

 

Ohio
  • Website: http://www.nursing.ohio.gov/
  • Meets Requirements: n/a
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN, FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP

 

Oklahoma
  • Website: https://nursing.ok.gov/
  • Meets Requirements: n/a
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN, FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP

 

Oregon

 

Pennsylvania

 

Rhode Island

 

South Carolina
  • Website: https://llr.sc.gov/nurse/
  • Meets Requirements: n/a
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN, FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP

 

South Dakota

 

Tennessee

 

Texas
  • Website: https://www.bon.texas.gov/
  • Meets Requirements: FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN

 

Utah

 

Vermont
  • Website: https://sos.vermont.gov/nursing/
  • Meets Requirements: n/a
  • Does Not Meet Requirements: n/a
  • Not Determined: BSN, FNP, PPCNP, PACNP, AGPCNP, AGACNP, PMHNP, NNP

 

Virginia

 

Washington

 

West Virginia

 

Wisconsin

 

Wyoming

 

Revision Date: July 2020