UWF State Authorization Status

(Current as of 12/20/17)

State Authorization Compliance

Federal and state regulations require that all institutions of higher education comply with existing state laws regarding distance learning. As these regulations continuously evolve, the University of West Florida makes every effort to maintain compliance so we can deliver as many of our fully online programs to students in as many states as possible.

State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA)

The State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) is a national initiative to provide more access to online courses while maintaining compliance standards with state regulatory agencies. SARA allows institutions to provide online courses outside of their own state borders by seeking and maintaining state approvals via a streamlined process. To learn more about SARA, please visit: nc-sara.org

NC-SARA Logo100In October 2017, the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) approved the State of Florida to join SARA. On December 14, 2017, the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) and the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) approved institutional participation for the University of West Florida. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.

Current authorized SARA member states include the District of Columbia and all states except Massachusetts and California. Please visit the Individual State + drop down box below for more information about any state.

Institutional Authorization and Consumer Complaints

Regulations associated with federal student financial aid program include the following requirements. "The institution must make available for review to any enrolled or prospective student upon request, a copy of the documents describing the institution's accreditation and its State, Federal, or tribal approval or licensing. The institution must also provide its students or prospective students with contact information for filing complaints with its accreditor and with its State approval or licensing entity and any other relevant State official or agency that would appropriately handle a student’s complaint." The following paragraphs and links fulfill these obligations.

UWF's Accreditation Status
For information about the University's institutional accreditation status, please visit the UWF Accreditation Status website.

Consumer and Student Complaints
UWF desires to resolve student grievances, complaints and concerns in an expeditious, fair and amicable manner. Complaints regarding any aspect of UWF operations should be filed internally to UWF authorities first and then, if necessary, to external authorities. Contact information for filing complaints is provided below:

UWF Information and Contacts for Complaints
Any student with a complaint must first go through the university complaint process. Please begin by reviewing the information in the UWF Student Handbook paying particular attention to the Student Grievance Process beginning on page 62. In additions to the Student Handbook, please review the information on the UWF Student Complaints website.

Distance Education Students
If you have completed the internal institutional grievance process and the applicable state grievance process, you may appeal non‐instructional complaints to the FL‐SARA PRDEC Council. For additional information on the complaint process, please visit the FL‐SARA Complaint Process page.

If a student located in a State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) state has a complaint about an institution operating under SARA, complaints must first go through the institutions procedure for resolution of student grievances. If a student is not satisfied with the outcome of the institutional process, the complaint may then be brought to the SARA portal agency in the institution’s home state. The state SARA portal agency where the student is located may also resolve the complaint.

From the list of state below, please select the state where you will reside while you complete an online program at UWF. Here you will find information regarding State Licensing Boards and the Student Complaint process in states other than Florida.

Important Information about online programs that may lead to Licensure or Certification in other states

Professional Licensure Disclosure Statement

Compliance with NC-SARA Does Not provide authorization or approval for UWF to offer online programs that lead to a professional license or certification (nursing, education, psychology, etc.) to students residing in states other than Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. 

Currently, UWF cannot confirm whether a particular UWF program meets requirements for professional licensure or certification outside the State of FloridaWe are beginning the process of coordinating with state licensing boards. If you are seeking admittance to a program whose licensure is not yet confirmed or cannot be confirmed in your state, UWF will send you an email notification and information for the Point of Contact for your academic program of interest and the licensure board in your state. Once licensure confirmation is received from a specific board in a state, it will be clearly listed by state in the + Drop Down menu below.


Alabama

Licensing Agency

Alabama Commission on Higher Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Alabama under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Alabama Board of Nursing

Nursing Education: State approval of a program to offer Alabama licensed nurses opportunities for advanced degrees does not indicate eligibility for approval to practice as an advanced nurse in Alabama. Applicants for approval in Alabama are required to meet the Alabama requirements for national certification, graduation from a specific-type program for the advanced practice approval, and completion of the appropriate application. More information can be found at http://www.abn.alabama.gov

Alabama Board of Education

Teacher Education: State authorization to provide a program related to the preparation of teachers or other P-12 school/system personnel does not indicate eligibility for an Alabama certificate. Prospective Alabama students are advised to contact the Alabama State Superintendent of Education. Applicants for an Alabama certificate based on reciprocity must meet Alabama’s test requirements and submit a valid, renewable professional educator certificate/license issued by another state at the degree level, grade level, and in the teaching field or area of instructional support for which an Alabama certificate is sought and for which Alabama issues a certificate. Applicants for Alabama certification in an area of administration must also document at least three years of full-time employment as an administrator in a P-12 school system(s).

Alabama Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Alabama SARA Portal Agency

Alaska

Licensing Agency

Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
UWF is authorized to operate in Alaska under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Alaska Board of Nursing

Alaska Board of Education

Alaska Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Alaska SARA Portal Agency

Arizona

Licensing Agency

Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Arizona under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Arizona Board of Nursing

Nursing Education: Advanced practice nursing students residing in Arizona may participate in clinical learning experiences as long as they have a valid RN license in Arizona.

Arizona Board of Education

Arizona Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Arizona SARA Portal Agency

Arkansas

Licensing Agency

Arkansas Department of Higher Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Arkansas under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Arkansas Board of Nursing

Arkansas Board of Education

Arkansas Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Arkansas SARA Portal Agency

California

California is not a SARA state but currently has no state authorization restriction for regionally accredited public institutions like UWF. Therefore, UWF can offer all distance education programs, courses and certificates in California.

Licensing Agency

California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

California Board of Nursing

California Board of Education

California Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

Colorado

Licensing Agency

Colorado Department of Higher Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Colorado under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Colorado Board of Nursing

Colorado Revised Statute 8-40-302 requires students to be covered by workers’ compensation insurance while completing an on-ground internship, clinical, or practicum experience.

Colorado Board of Education

Colorado Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Colorado SARA Portal Agency

Connecticut

Licensing Agency

Connecticut Office of Higher Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Connecticut under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Connecticut Board of Nursing

Connecticut Board of Education

Connecticut Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Connecticut SARA Portal Agency

Delaware

Licensing Agency

Delaware Department of Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Delaware under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Delaware Board of Nursing

Delaware Board of Education

Delaware Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Delaware SARA Portal Agency

District of Columbia

Licensing Agency

District of Columbia Higher Education Licensure Commission

UWF is authorized to operate in the District of Columbia under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

District of Columbia Board of Education

District of Columbia Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
District of Columbia SARA Portal Agency

Georgia

Licensing Agency

Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission

UWF is authorized to operate in the Georgia under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Georgia Board of Nursing

Georgia Board of Education

Georgia Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Georgia SARA Portal Agency

Hawaii

Licensing Agency

Hawaii State Board of Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Hawaii under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Hawaii Board of Nursing

Hawaii Teacher Standards Board

Hawaii Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Hawaii SARA Portal Agency

Idaho

Licensing Agency

Idaho State Board of Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Idaho under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Idaho Board of Nursing

Idaho Board of Education

Idaho Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Idaho SARA Portal Agency

Illinois

Licensing Agency

Illinois Board of Higher Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Illinois under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Illinois Board of Nursing

Illinois Board of Education

Illinois Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Illinois SARA Portal Agency

Indiana

Licensing Agency

Indiana Board of Higher Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Indiana under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Indiana Board of Nursing

Indiana Department of Education

Indiana Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Indiana SARA Portal Agency

Iowa

Licensing Agency

Iowa College Student Aid Commission

UWF is authorized to operate in Iowa under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Iowa Board of Nursing

Iowa Board of Education

Iowa Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Iowa SARA Portal Agency

Kansas

Licensing Agency

Kansas Board of Regents

UWF is authorized to operate in Kansas under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Kansas Board of Nursing

Kansas Board of Education

Kansas Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Kansas SARA Portal Agency

Kentucky

Licensing Agency

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Kentucky under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Kentucky Board of Nursing

Kentucky Board of Education

Kentucky Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Kentucky SARA Portal Agency

Louisiana

Licensing Agency

Board of Regents, State of Louisiana

UWF is authorized to operate in Louisiana under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Louisiana Board of Nursing

Louisiana Board of Education

Louisiana Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Louisiana SARA Portal Agency

Maine

Licensing Agency

Maine Department of Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Maine under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Maine Board of Nursing

Maine Board of Education

Maine Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Maine SARA Portal Agency

Maryland

Licensing Agency

Maryland Higher Education Commission

UWF is authorized to operate in Maryland under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Maryland Board of Nursing

Maryland Board of Education

Maryland Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Maryland SARA Portal Agency

Massachusetts

Licensing Agency

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education

Massachusetts is not a SARA state and currently restricts online programs or courses that require internships, practica or student teaching. Therefore, UWF can only offer the following distance education programs and courses in Massachusetts:

Undergraduate Degree Programs

  • Career & Technical Education, B.S.
  • Health Sciences, B.S., Public Health Specialization only
  • Information Technology, B.S., Networking Systems Operations
  • Nursing; RN-BSN

Graduate Degree Programs

  • Curriculum & Instruction, Ed.D., Curriculum & Assessment Specialization
  • Curriculum & Instruction, Ed.D., Instructional Design and Technology Specialization
  • Curriculum & Instruction, Ed.S.
  • Accountancy, M.Acc.
  • Business Administration, M.B.A. - All Specializations
  • Computer Science, M.S. - Database Systems
  • Computer Science, M.S. - Software Engineering
  • English, M.A.
  • Geographic Information Science (GIS) M.S.
  • Informational Technology, M.S.
  • Instructional Design & Technology, M.Ed.
  • Mathematics, M.S.
  • Political Science, M.A.
  • Public Administration, M.S.A.
  • Public Health, M.P.H.

Undergraduate Certificates

  • Business Intelligence
  • Career and Technical Education - Workforce Program Studies
  • Database Systems
  • Geographic Information Science (GIS)
  • Geographic Information Science (GIS) - Archaeology
  • Geospatial Cybersecurity
  • Information Security Management
  • Intelligence Analysis
  • Technology Systems Support

Graduate Certificates

  • Acquisition and Contract Administration
  • Business Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Database Systems
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Geographic Information Science (GIS)
  • Geographic Information Science (GIS) – Archaeology
  • Graduate Business Foundations
  • Health Informatics and Health Informatics, Advanced
  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Performance Technology
  • Information Security Management
  • Instructional Design & Technology
  • Leadership in Public Service and Nonprofit Administration
  • Professional Accountancy
  • Public Health/Emergency Management
  • Public Health/Environmental Health
  • Public Health/Infection Control
  • Public Health/Occupational Safety and health
  • Supply Chain Logistics Management
  • Virtual Educator

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Massachusetts Board of Nursing

Massachusetts Board of Education

Massachusetts Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Massachusetts Department of Higher Education

Michigan

Licensing Agency

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

UWF is authorized to operate in Michigan under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Michigan Board of Nursing

Michigan Board of Education

Michigan Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Michigan SARA Portal Agency

Minnesota

Licensing Agency

Minnesota Office of Higher Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Minnesota under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Minnesota Board of Nursing

Minnesota Board of Education

Minnesota Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Minnesota SARA Portal Agency

Mississippi

Licensing Agency

Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Commission

UWF is authorized to operate in Mississippi under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Mississippi Board of Nursing

Mississippi Board of Education

Mississippi Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Mississippi SARA Portal Agency

Missouri

Licensing Agency

Missouri Department of Higher Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Missouri under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Missouri Board of Nursing

Missouri Board of Education

Missouri Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Missouri SARA Portal Agency

Montana

Licensing Agency

Montana University System

UWF is authorized to operate in Montana under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Montana Board of Nursing

Montana Board of Education

Montana Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Montana SARA Portal Agency

Nebraska

Licensing Agency

Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Nebraska under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Nebraska Board of Nursing

Nebraska Board of Education

Nebraska Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Nebraska SARA Portal Agency

Nevada

Licensing Agency

Nevada System of Higher Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Nevada under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Nevada Board of Nursing

Nevada Board of Education

Nevada Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Nevada SARA Portal Agency

New Hampshire

Licensing Agency

New Hampshire Department of Education – HEC

UWF is authorized to operate in New Hampshire under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

New Hampshire Board of Nursing

New Hampshire Board of Education

New Hampshire Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
New Hampshire SARA Portal Agency

New Jersey

Licensing Agency

New Jersey Secretary for Higher Education

UWF is authorized to operate in New Jersey under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

New Jersey Board of Nursing

New Jersey Board of Education

New Jersey Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
New Jersey SARA Portal Agency

New Mexico

Licensing Agency

New Mexico Higher Education Department

UWF is authorized to operate in New Mexico under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

New Mexico Board of Nursing

New Mexico Board of Education

New Mexico Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
New Mexico SARA Portal Agency

New York

Licensing Agency

New York Office of College and University Evaluation

UWF is authorized to operate in New York under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

New York Board of Nursing

New York Board of Education

New York Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
New York SARA Portal Agency

North Carolina

Licensing Agency

University of North Carolina General Administration

UWF is authorized to operate in North Carolina under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

North Carolina Board of Nursing

North Carolina Board of Education

North Carolina Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
North Carolina SARA Portal Agency

North Dakota

Licensing Agency

North Dakota University System

UWF is authorized to operate in North Dakota under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

North Dakota Board of Nursing

North Dakota Board of Education

North Dakota Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
North Dakota SARA Portal Agency

Ohio

Licensing Agency

Ohio Department of Higher Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Ohio under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Ohio Board of Nursing

Ohio Board of Education

Ohio Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Ohio SARA Portal Agency

Oklahoma

Licensing Agency

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Oklahoma under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Oklahoma Board of Nursing

Oklahoma Board of Education

Oklahoma Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Oklahoma SARA Portal Agency

Oregon

Licensing Agency

Oregon Office of Degree Authorization

UWF is authorized to operate in Oregon under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Oregon Board of Nursing

Oregon Board of Education

Oregon Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Oregon SARA Portal Agency

Pennsylvania

Licensing Agency

Pennsylvania Department of Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Pennsylvania under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Pennsylvania Board of Nursing

Pennsylvania Board of Education

Pennsylvania Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Pennsylvania SARA Portal Agency

Rhode Island

Licensing Agency

Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Rhode Island under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Rhode Island Board of Nursing

Rhode Island Board of Education

Rhode Island Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Rhode Island SARA Portal Agency

South Carolina

Licensing Agency

South Carolina Commission on Higher Education

UWF is authorized to operate in South Carolina under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

South Carolina Board of Nursing

South Carolina Board of Education

South Carolina Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
South Carolina SARA Portal Agency

South Dakota

Licensing Agency

South Dakota Secretary of State’s Office

UWF is authorized to operate in South Dakota under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

South Dakota Board of Nursing

South Dakota Board of Education

South Dakota Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
South Dakota SARA Portal Agency

Tennessee

Licensing Agency

Tennessee Higher Education Commission

UWF is authorized to operate in Tennessee under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Tennessee Board of Nursing

Tennessee Board of Education

Tennessee Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Tennessee SARA Portal Agency

Texas

Licensing Agency

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

UWF is authorized to operate in Texas under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Texas Board of Nursing

Texas Board of Education

Texas Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Texas SARA Portal Agency

Utah

Licensing Agency

Utah Division of Consumer Protection

UWF is authorized to operate in Utah under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Utah Board of Nursing

Utah Board of Education

Utah Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Utah SARA Portal Agency

Vermont

Licensing Agency

Vermont Agency of Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Vermont under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Vermont Board of Nursing

Vermont Board of Education

Vermont Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Vermont SARA Portal Agency

Virginia

Licensing Agency

Virginia State Council of Higher Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Virginia under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Virginia Board of Nursing

Virginia Board of Education

Virginia Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Virginia SARA Portal Agency

Washington

Licensing Agency

Washington Student Achievement Council

UWF is authorized to operate in Washington under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Washington Nursing Commission

Washington Board of Education

Washington Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Washington SARA Portal Agency

West Virginia

Licensing Agency

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

UWF is authorized to operate in West Virginia under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

West Virginia Board of Nursing

West Virginia Board of Education

West Virginia Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
West Virginia SARA Portal Agency

Wisconsin

Licensing Agency

Wisconsin Educational Approval Board

UWF is authorized to operate in Wisconsin under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Wisconsin Board of Nursing

Wisconsin Board of Education

Wisconsin Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Wisconsin SARA Portal Agency

Wyoming

Licensing Agency

Wyoming Department of Education

UWF is authorized to operate in Wyoming under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). Approval for institutional participation was granted by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) on December 14, 2017.

Professional Board Licensure

All applicable UWF academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in Florida. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure UWF is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of Florida. UWF cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of Florida. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside Florida.

Wyoming Board of Nursing

Wyoming Board of Education

Wyoming Board of Social Work
UWF does not currently have a distance education program in Social Work.

Student Complaint Information

State University System of Florida Board of Governors
FL SARA Portal Agency
Wyoming SARA Portal Agency

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