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Professional Licensure and Certification Disclosures

Professional Licensure and Certification Disclosures

This page contains information related to Pacific Oaks College’s programs designed to prepare students for the attainment of a professional license or certification and its determination as to whether those programs meet the educational prerequisites for professional licensure or certification. Programs omitted from this list are not intended to lead to a professional licensure or certification.

Additional licensure requirements: Requirements for licensure or certification in addition to educational prerequisites may include professional examinations, background checks, years of work experience, fingerprinting requirements, etc.

Potential changes in requirements: Students who plan to pursue licensure outside of Pacific Oaks College’s campuses should be aware that requirements for professional licensure can vary drastically by state, and these requirements can change frequently and often without notice. While a program may originally meet the educational requirements for licensure, changes in requirements could impact the program’s ability to meet any new educational requirements. Students should always check with their state licensure board to confirm licensure requirements.

Important note for relocating during the course of a program: Prospective and current students should keep in mind that relocating to another state during the course of a program could impact their ability to meet the licensure or certification requirements of the relocating state.

 

Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education – Elementary Education

The Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education – Elementary Education program (“Program”) is designed to meet the educational requirements for the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in the State of California. Determinations regarding professional licensure eligibility associated with this program are outlined below.

  • The Program meets the educational requirements for the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in the following states: California.
  • The Program does not meet the educational requirements for the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in the following states: (No determination made).
  • A determination has not been made as to whether or not the Program meets the educational requirements for the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education – Elementary Education and Special Education

The Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education – Elementary Education and Special Education program (“Program”) is designed to meet the educational requirements for the following credentials: Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential; and Preliminary Education Specialist Instruction Credential (Mild/Moderate Disabilities) in the State of California. Determinations regarding professional licensure eligibility associated with this program are outlined below.

  • The Program meets the educational requirements for the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential and the Preliminary Education Specialist Instruction Credential (Mild/Moderate Disabilities) in the following states: California.
  • The Program does not meet the educational requirements for the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, or the Preliminary Education Specialist Instruction Credential (Mild/Moderate Disabilities), in the following states: (No determination made).
  • A determination has not been made as to whether or not the Program meets the educational requirements for the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, or the Preliminary Education Specialist Instruction Credential (Mild/Moderate Disabilities) in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Master of Arts in Education – Elementary Education

The Master of Arts in Education – Elementary Education program (“Program”) is designed to meet the educational requirements for the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in the State of California. Determinations regarding professional licensure eligibility associated with this program are outlined below.

  • The Program meets the educational requirements for the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in the following states: California.
  • The Program does not meet the educational requirements for the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in the following states: (No determination made).
  • A determination has not been made as to whether or not the Program meets the educational requirements for the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Master of Arts in Education – Special Education

The Master of Arts in Education – Special Education program (“Program”) is designed to meet the educational requirements for the Preliminary Education Specialist Instruction Credential (Mild/Moderate Disabilities) in the State of California. Determinations regarding professional licensure eligibility associated with this program are outlined below.

  • The Program meets the educational requirements for the Preliminary Education Specialist Instruction Credential (Mild/Moderate Disabilities) in the following states: California.
  • The Program does not meet the educational requirements for the Preliminary Education Specialist Instruction Credential (Mild/Moderate Disabilities) in the following states: (No determination made).
  • A determination has not been made as to whether or not the Program meets the educational requirements for the Preliminary Education Specialist Instruction Credential (Mild/Moderate Disabilities) in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Preliminary Education Specialist Instruction Credential

The Preliminary Education Specialist Instruction Credential program (“Program”) is designed to meet the educational requirements for the Preliminary Education Specialist Instruction Credential in the State of California. Determinations regarding professional licensure eligibility associated with this program are outlined below.

  • The Program meets the educational requirements for the Preliminary Education Specialist Instruction Credential in the following states: California.
  • The Program does not meet the educational requirements for the Preliminary Education Specialist Instruction Credential in the following states: (No determination made).
  • A determination has not been made as to whether or not the Program meets the educational requirements for the Preliminary Education Specialist Instruction Credential in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

The Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential program (“Program”) is designed to meet the educational requirements for the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in the State of California. Determinations regarding professional licensure eligibility associated with this program are outlined below.

  • The Program meets the educational requirements for the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in the following states: California.
  • The Program does not meet the educational requirements for the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in the following states: (No determination made).
  • A determination has not been made as to whether or not the Program meets the educational requirements for the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy

The Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy program (“Program”) is designed to meet the educational requirements for licensure or certification as required for employment in the following occupation(s): Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.

The Program offers the option to complete a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Specialization (“Specialization”) in addition to the traditional program requirements. The Program with the Specialization is designed to meet the educational requirements for licensure or certification as required for employment in the following occupation(s): Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; and Professional Clinical Counselor.

Determinations regarding professional licensure eligibility associated with this program are outlined below.

  • The Program meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the following states: California.
  • The Program with Specialization meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Professional Clinical Counselor in the following states:
  • The Program does not meet the educational requirements for licensure or certification as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist or Professional Clinical Counselor in the following states: (No determination made).
  • A determination has not been made as to whether or not the Program meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist or Professional Clinical Counselor in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Master of Social Work

The Master of Social Work program (“Program”) is designed to meet the educational requirements for licensure or certification as required for employment in the following occupation(s): Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Determinations regarding professional licensure eligibility associated with this program are outlined below.

  • The Program meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the following states: (No determination made). 
  • The Program does not meet the educational requirements for licensure or certification as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming. 
  • A determination has not been made as to whether or not the Program meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the following states: (No determination made). 
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