Professional Licensure

Degree Level Program Curriculum Meets State Educational Requirements for Licensure or Certification Notes
Associate Physical Therapy Assistant Meets all requirements Students are eligible for the National Physical Therapy exam at the end of the program. If passed, they can pursue licensure in any state. The Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy has a tool that allows students to confirm the licensure process in each state.
Associate Occupational Therapy Assistant Meets all requirements Students are eligible for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy Exam. If passed, they can pursue licensure in any state. View state requirements, provided by the AOTA.
Associate Radiography Meets all requirements Students are eligible for a national board exam at the end of program. If passed, they can pursue licensure in any state.
Bachelor's Nutrition and Dietetics Does not meet requirements The BS in Dietetics program prepares students for their Dietetics Internship, which is required prior to sitting for the Registration Examination for Dietitians. As such, students from St. Kate’s are not prepared to become RDs upon graduation.
Bachelor's Sonography Meets all requirements Students are eligible for the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography credential exam(s) at the end of the program. This includes the Sonography Principles and Instrumentation Examination and specialties in Abdomen, OB/GYN, and soon Adult Echo. There are four states (NH, NM, ND, and OR) that require a license, but the licensing requirements for each is just the exam and paperwork.
Bachelor's Radiation Therapy Meets all requirements Students are eligible to sit for the Radiation Therapy exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. If passed, they can pursue licensure in any state
Bachelor's Social Work Meets MN requirements; other state requirements not determined Given the variance in licensing requirements and job titles state to state, only MN is presently confirmed. See here for an example of language for public disclosure.
Bachelor's Respiratory Care Meets all requirements Students are eligible to sit for the Therapist Multiple-Choice Examination upon graduation. Their achievement on that exam will lead to credentialing as either a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) or a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). Some states require the RRT, most require the CRT.
Graduate Social Work Meets MN requirements; other state requirements not determined Given the variance in licensing requirements and job titles state to state, only MN is presently confirmed. 
Graduate Occupational Therapy Meets all requirements Students are eligible for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy Exam. If passed, they can pursue licensure in any state. View state requirements, provided by the AOTA.
Graduate Physical Therapy Meets all requirements Students are eligible for the National Physical Therapy exam at the end of the program. If passed, they can pursue licensure in any state. The Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy has a tool that allows students to confirm the licensure process in each state.
Graduate Physician Assistant Meets all requirements Regulations per state vary. Some are under Board of Medical Practice (MN) others have their own regulatory board. The NCCPA is the licensing body and is a National requirement for all state licensing boards. PAs from St. Kate's are eligible for NCCPA exam and thus can be employed in all states. Illinois is the only state in which St. Kate’s had to prepare an attestation statement that students have met educational requirements around pharmacotherapy curriculum.