Professional Licensure Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires institutions to disclose whether the curriculum for Title IV-eligible programs designed or advertised as leading to professional licensure or certification required for employment meets state educational requirements where a student is located. Disclosure is required regardless of a program's modality. Academic programs that provide a path to optional, national, or industry certifications do not require disclosure.

The programs listed below are designed to meet educational requirements for professional licensure or certification for that occupation in Illinois:

While Moraine Valley Community College's programs may meet all or a portion of the educational requirements in other states, the Professional Licensure Public Disclosure details whether each program listed above meets or does not meet the educational requirements in each U.S. state and territory. Please note, that this applies to the program curriculum only; it does not apply to the ability to transfer a license to another state after obtaining a license in Illinois. Students are encouraged to contact the appropriate state licensing authority directly to determine whether Moraine Valley's program meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification in the state where they live or work. Please note, that completing an academic program is typically only one aspect of meeting professional licensure requirements. Many states require that individuals meet additional requirements to qualify for licensure, including but not limited to the successful passage of state exams, background checks, fingerprinting, and the like. State laws, regulations, and policies governing professional licensure may change at any time. The decision to grant a license or certification is ultimately the purview of the state. Only state licensing agencies or boards can determine whether an academic program meets or partially meets educational requirements for licensure. The college cannot guarantee an individual's attainment of any professional licensure or certification, in any field, in any jurisdiction. Lastly, while Illinois may not require licensure for employment in certain professions, other U.S. states or territories may.

If you are a prospective student, please contact the Admissions Office at (708) 974-5355 or with questions. Current students should contact the appropriate program coordinator or academic advisor. Advisors can be reached by email at or by phone at (708) 974-5721.

Online and Distance Education for Out-of-State Students

The State of Illinois and Moraine Valley Community College participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). The agreement allows member states, territories, and institutions to offer online courses to students who reside in other participating states. NC-SARA publishes a Professional Licensure Directory to provide contact information for five programs that lead to professional licensure. These programs have the most enrollments per the data provided by NC-SARA participating institutions.

  • Counseling
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Teacher Education

Please note, this resource does not house regulations or requirements; it exclusively contains general contact information. Students may find this contact information helpful in their research on state licensure requirements in their locations. NC-SARA updates the contact information twice annually.

For more information about online learning and whether it is right for you, visit our online learning page.

The information on this page is subject to change. Last updated June 14, 2024.