St. Catherine University Professional Licensure Disclosures

Degree programs at St. Catherine University that are intended to result in professional licensure and certification are designed to meet the educational requirements for the state of Minnesota.

Per the U.S. Department of Education regulation 34 CFR 668.43 (a) (5) (v) we are obligated to disclose whether or not St. Kate’s programs will meet the educational requirements for professional licensure or certification in any of the US states or territories. The information below reflects, to the best of our knowledge, accurate information about each of our licensing programs.

We encourage students who may live out-of-state or intend to test or apply for licensure or certification outside of Minnesota to: (1) share this with college representatives and program officials, and (2) review the state educational requirements on the relevant licensing body’s website. St. Catherine University will work collaboratively to ensure that all students stay apprised and informed regarding educational requirements for licensing eligibility wherever they may live.

The information below is accurate as of August 10, 2022.

School of Humanities, Arts and Sciences

Education

Educational Licensure Programs - Program requirements are designed to meet Minnesota state standards and may not lead to licensure in other states. Students are encouraged to review information (found here) to confirm licensure requirements of other states for the programs listed below:

  • Education, Bachelor’s Degree

    • Early Childhood Education with Licensure (BS)

    • Early Childhood Education with Licensure (with previous Early Childhood Montessori Credential) (BS)

    • Elementary Education (K-6)

    • Middle-Level Endorsement

    • Secondary Education Licensure

    • Grades K-12 Licensure

  • Education, Graduate Degree

    • Elementary Education (K-6)

    • Elementary Education (K-6) w/Montessori Elementary Credential

    • Secondary (K-12) School Library Media Specialist

    • Secondary Education Licensure

    • Grades K-12 Licensure

  • Education, Bachelor’s Certificate

    • Pre-Primary Endorsement (MN license adds 3-6 to current license)

School of Business

Accounting

Program requirements are designed to meet Minnesota state standards and may not lead to licensure in other states. Students are encouraged to review information (found here) to confirm licensure requirements of other states for the programs listed below:

  • Accounting, Bachelor Degree

School of Nursing

Nursing

St. Catherine University has confirmed that its nursing programs listed below meet the educational requirements for licensure in all states and territories except Oregon and American Samoa. Students are encouraged to review details of the process to become licensed as a nurse in the state they intend to work (see here).

  • Nursing, BSN

    • Registered Nurse Licensure

  • Nursing, MSN 

    • MSN - Entry Level Program: Registered Nurse Licensure

    • MSN - Nurse Practitioner Programs: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Licensure (through December 2023)

  • Nursing, DNP

    • BSN-DNP: Nurse Practitioner Programs and Second-Certificate Students: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Licensure

Henrietta Schmoll School of Health Sciences

Health Sciences

St. Catherine School of Health Sciences programs (except Dietetics) meet the educational requirements for licensure eligibility in the field. Licensure programs include those seen below:

  • Occupation Therapy, Associate’s & Graduate Degrees

  • Physical Therapist, Associate’s, Bachelor’s & Graduate Degree

  • Radiography, Associate’s Degree

  • Dietetics, Bachelor’s Degree

    • Does not meet educational requirements in any state

  • Radiation Therapy, Bachelor’s Degree

  • Respiratory Care, Bachelor’s Degree

  • Sonography, Bachelor’s Degree 

  • Physicians Assistant, Graduate Degree

  • Social Work, Bachelor’s & Graduate Degree

    • Meets educational requirements in all 50 states. Some states require post-degree supervised professional hours to be eligible for licensure. For more information see here.