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Professional Licensure Disclosures

Department of Education

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (K – 6) prepares students for elementary school teaching, graduate studies, employment in supervision, and related services.  Determinations regarding licensure eligibility associated with this program are outlined below.

 

The Program meets the educational requirements for Elementary Education (K-6) licensure in the following states based on Alabama Teacher Reciprocity Agreements : 

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, 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

  • The Program does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in Elementary Education (K-6) in in the following states: (No determination made).
  • determination has not been made as to whether or not the Program meets the educational requirements for licensure in Elementary Education (K-6) for any state or location other than those referenced above.

 

Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education

The Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education (6-12) prepares students for secondary school teaching, graduate studies, employment in supervision, and related services.  Determinations regarding licensure eligibility associated with this program are outlined below.

 

The Program meets the educational requirements for secondary education (6-12) licensure in the following states based on Alabama Teacher Reciprocity Agreements : 

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, 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

  • The Program does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in Secondary Education (6-12) in the following states: (No determination made).
  • determination has not been made as to whether or not the Program meets the educational requirements for licensure in secondary education (6-12) in any state or location other than those referenced above.

 

Bachelor of Science in Education

The Bachelor of Science in Education (P-12 – Music and Physical Education) prepares students for elementary and secondary school teaching in music and physical Education, graduate studies, employment in supervision, and related services.  Determinations regarding licensure eligibility associated with this program are outlined below.

 

The Program meets the educational requirements for elementary education licensure (P-12 – Music and Education) in the following states based on Alabama Teacher Reciprocity Agreements : 

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, 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

  • The Program does not meet the educational requirements for (P-12 Music and Physical Education) licensure in the following states: (No determination made).

 

  • determination has not been made as to whether or not the program meets the educational requirements for licensure in P-12 – Music and Physical Education in any state or location other than those referenced above.

 

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

The Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (K -8 – SDA Basic Teaching Certification) prepares students for elementary (K-8) school teaching in the Seventh-day Adventist Educational System, graduate studies, employment in supervision, and related services.  Determinations regarding licensure eligibility associated with this program are outlined below.

 

The Program meets the educational requirements for elementary education licensure in the following states based on Alabama Teacher Reciprocity Agreements : 

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

  • The Program does not meet the educational requirements for licensure in elementary education (K -8 – SDA Basic Teaching Certification) in the following states: (No determination made).
  • determination has not been made as to whether or not the program meets the educational requirements for licensure in Elementary Education (K -8 – SDA Basic Teaching Certification) for any location other than those referenced above.
Department of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing program

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Oakwood University is designed to meet the educational requirements for Registered Nursing licensure. Determinations regarding licensure eligibility associated with this program are outlined below.

  • The Program meets the educational requirements for licensure as a Licensed Registered Nurse in Alabama.  On January 1, 2020 Alabama joined the National Licensure Compact (NLC) States.  Therefore, the program currently meets the educational requirements for licensure in the following states that are members of the Nurse Licensure Compact : 

Alabama, Arkansas, Alaska, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming 

  • The Program does not meet the educational requirements for licensure as a Licensed Registered Nurse in in the following states: (No determination made).
  • determination has not been made as to whether or not the Program meets the educational requirements for registered nursing licensure in any state or location other than those referenced in the Nurse Licensure Compact as indicated above.
Department of Social Work

Bachelor of Social Work

The Bachelor of Social Work program at Oakwood University is designed to meet the educational requirements for Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker or LBSW, the first level of licensure recognized by states. Social work licensing requirements will vary from state to state. Some states may require licensing for the social work title to be used, or before social work services can be provided. Determinations regarding licensure eligibility associated with this program are outlined below.

  • The Program meets the educational requirements for licensure as a Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker (LBSW) or an equivalent first level of social work licensure in the following states and U. S. Territories:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

U. S. Territories:

    • Puerto Rico
    • U. S. Virgin Island 
  • The Program does not meet the educational requirements for licensure as a Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker in the following states: (No determination made).
  • determination has not been made as to whether or not the Program meets the educational requirements for a Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker (LBSW) in any state or location other than those referenced above.
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics

Dietetic Internship

The Dietetic Internship program at Oakwood University is designed to meet the educational requirements for Registered Dietitian licensure. Determinations regarding licensure eligibility associated with this program are outlined below.

  • The Dietetic Internship Program meets the educational requirements for Registered Dietitian Nutritionist licensure in the following states: Alabama and the following states found on the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) website: https://www.cdrnet.org/state-licensure 

Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, District of Columbia   

 

  • The Dietetic Internship Program does not meet the educational requirements for Registered Dietitian licensure in the following states: (No determination made).
  • determination has not been made as to whether or not the Dietetic Internship Program meets the educational requirements for Registered Dietitian licensure in any state or location other than those referenced above. 

Note: Specific state requirements can be found at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Licensure State Data Table (PDF)