Prospective and current students should keep in mind that licensing and authorization requirements vary by state and that relocating during the course of a program to another state could impact whether that student can continue in the course, meet the eligibility requirements of that state, and/or receive financial aid funding. If students are considering relocating, they should contact their program to check for authorization and licensure eligibility requirements.
Students may use the links provided below to obtain information regarding licensure requirements for various states. Students should use available information to make an independent determination regarding the appropriateness of Fairmont State University programs for their educational and post-graduation plans.
The following hyperlinks lead to websites that may help to answer any questions that you may have or provide you with guidance on who to contact.
The U.S. Department of Education has implemented regulations (Regulation 34 CFR 668.43 (a) (5) (v)) which requires Fairmont State University’s ASN Program to provide a list of all states/jurisdictions where the institution’s curriculum meets state educational requirements for professional licensure or certification. Please go to the National Council of States Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) website to look up each state’s initial licensure educational requirements.
(Meets the state’s education requirements for initial licensure).
(Does Not Meet the state’s education requirements for initial licensure).
(The institution has not determined that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure).
This page is updated at least annually (in June) or when necessary in order to comply with legal requirements.
Students in other countries should note that it is the student’s responsibility to determine whether or not completion of their program of choice at Fairmont State University will fulfill any educational requirements for professional licensure in their country. Students should also note that additional requirements for licensure, other than education, may apply. Students should contact the appropriate licensing agency/board within their country for information to assist in making such a determination.