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Are There Occupational Licensure or Certification Requirements?


If you are enrolling in school to prepare for employment in an occupation that requires licensure or certification by a state or professional organization, you may not be able to get a job unless you attend an approved program. Contact the appropriate occupational licensure or certification organization and ask:

  • What are the testing, education and other requirements to achieve licensure or certification?
  • Can graduates from this school be considered for licensure or certification?
  • What percent of all candidates who apply for licensure or certification are able to qualify?
  • What percent of the graduates of this school who applied for licensure or certification have qualified?