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Accreditation and Memberships

The University of Bridgeport is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education. The University also is accredited by the Connecticut Office of Higher Education.

National accreditations of professional programs have been granted by the following accrediting bodies in the areas noted:

  • The UB Medical Laboratory Science Program is fully accredited by NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science). This entitles all students graduating from the program the ability to sit for the national certification examination by ASCP (American Society for Clinical Pathology).
  • The M.S. Physician Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant.
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association for associate (A.S.) and baccalaureate (B.S.) degree program in Dental Hygiene.
  • The baccalaureate (B.S.) degree programs in Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org
  • The Doctor of Chiropractic degree program is awarded programmatic accreditation by The Council on Chiropractic Education. All professional and teacher-training programs in Education have received accreditation from the Connecticut State Department of Education.
  • The Ernest C. Trefz School of Business undergraduate and graduate programs are professionally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). (ACBSP accreditation does not include A.A. degree in Business Administration.)
  • The Master of Science in Acupuncture program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM), which is the recognized accrediting agency for the approval of programs preparing acupuncture and oriental medicine practitioners.
  • The School of Naturopathic Medicine is accredited by the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education (CNME), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • The University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).
  • The School of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
  • The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at the University of Bridgeport is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), has granted accreditation to the Clinical Mental Health Counseling MS degree program in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Bridgeport through March 31, 2028.

The University holds membership in the:

  • American Council on Education
  • Association of Urban Universities
  • American Association of University Women
  • American Association of Community and Junior Colleges
  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • American Dental Education Association
  • Association of Evening Colleges, the Connecticut Council of Higher Education
  • New England Association of Junior Colleges
  • Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges
  • Association of American Colleges
  • Council of Graduate Schools
  • College Board
  • National Council of Equal Opportunity Programs

Professional Licensure Disclosure

Like all accredited institutions, University of Bridgeport adheres to all federal regulations regarding academic process and procedures. One of them is the final regulations for accreditation and state authorization by the U.S. Department of Education. Part of this regulation expands the protection of students enrolled in programs leading to professional licenses. According to this federal rule, the University is required to disclose whether or not an academic program meets a different state's educational requirements for licensure or certification.

Based on that legislation, the University of Bridgeport states the following: when you become a University of Bridgeport student, you are responsible for checking licensure requirements in your state of residence. THESE REQUIREMENTS AND RULES VARY STATE BY STATE. If you move to a new state, you are responsible for ensuring our program is approved in this new state.


Licensure Boards by Program & State

State Board or Agency URL Contact
Alabama Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama https://www.dentalboard.org/ Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama
2229 Rocky Ridge Road
Birmingham, AL 35216.
Ph: (205) 985-7267
Fax: (205) 823-9006
Alaska Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development - Division of Corporations, Business, and Professional Licensing/ Board of Examiners https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardofDentalExaminers.aspx Alaska Board of Dental Examiners
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806
Telephone: (907) 465-2542
E-mail: BoardOfDentalExaminers@Alaska.Gov
Arizona Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners https://dentalboard.az.gov/applications-forms Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners
1740 W Adams Suite 2470
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 242-1492
Email Form: https://dentalboard.az.gov/contact-us
Arkansas Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners Board https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programs-services/topics/arkansas-state-board-of-dental-examiners/ Arkansas State Board of Dental Examiners
101 East Capitol Ave.
Suite 111
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-2085
California Department of Consumer Affairs Dental Board of California https://www.dbc.ca.gov/ Dental Board of California
2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 1550
Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone: (916) 263-2300
Email: dentalboard@dca.ca.gov
Colorado Colorado Dental Board of the Division of Professions and Occupations under the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies https://dpo.colorado.gov/Dental Colorado Dental Board
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-894-7800
Email: dora_dentalboard@state.co.us
Delaware Deleware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene https://dpr.delaware.gov/boards/dental/ Deleware Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene
Cannon Building, Suite 203
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover, DE 19904
Phone: (302) 744-4500
Fax: (302) 739-2711
Email: customerservice.dpr@delaware.gov
Florida Florida Board of Dentistry https://floridasdentistry.gov/ Department of Health
Board of Dentistry
4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin C-04
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3258
Phone: (850) 488-0595
Georgia Georgia Board of Dentistry https://gbd.georgia.gov/ Georgia Board of Dentistry
2 Peachtree Street, NW
6th Floor
ATLANTA, GA 30303
Email Form: https://gbd.georgia.gov/contact-us
Phone: (404) 651-8000
Hawaii Hawaii Board of Dentistry https://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/boards/dentist/ Board of Dental Examiners (“Board”)
P.O. Box 3469, Honolulu, Hawaii 96801
Phone: 808-586-3000
Idaho Idaho Board of Dentistry https://isbd.idaho.gov/IBODPortal/Home.aspx Idaho Board of Dentistry
350 N. 9th Street
Suite M-100
Boise, Idaho 83720
Email: sbdinfo@isbd.idaho.gov
Phone: (208) 334-2369
Illinois Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Dental Professions https://www.idfpr.com/profs/dentist.asp Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation
320 W. Washington, 3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62786
Phone: 1-866-325-4949
Email Form: https://www.idfpr.com/profs/Email/prfGrp09.asp
Indiana Indiana Professional Licensing Agency https://www.in.gov/pla/dental.htm Professional Licensing Agency
Attn: Indiana State Board of Dentistry
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Staff Phone: (317) 234-2054
Staff Email: pla8@pla.in.gov
Iowa IOWA Dental Board https://dentalboard.iowa.gov/ Iowa Dental Board
400 SW 8th Street, Suite D
Des Moines, IA 50309
Email: IDB@iowa.gov
Phone: 515-281-5047
Kansas Kansas Dental Board https://www.dental.ks.gov/ Kansas Dental Board
Landon State Office Building, 5th Floor
900 SW Jackson, Room 560
Topeka, KS 66612
Teleconference Number: 1-866-620-7326
Conference Code: 5807233156
Email: dental.info@ks.gov
Kentucky Kentucky Board of Dentistry https://dentistry.ky.gov/Pages/index.aspx Board of Dentistry
312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 101
Louisville, Kentucky 40222
Phone: (502) 429-7280.
Email Contact Form: https://dentistry.ky.gov/Pages/contact.aspx
Louisiana Louisiana State Board of Dentistry http://www.lsbd.org/ Louisiana State Board of Dentistry
1201 North Third Street, Suite G-136
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802
Phone: 225-219-7330
Massachusetts Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry https://www.mass.gov/orgs/board-of-registration-in-dentistry Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry
239 Causeway St, Suite 500, Boston, MA 02114
Email: dentistry.admin@state.ma.us
Phone: (617) 973-0971
Maine Maine Board of Dental Practice under the Department of Professional & Financial Regulation https://www.maine.gov/dental/ Maine Board of Dental Practice
143 State House Station
161 Capitol Street
Augusta, Maine 04333-0143
Phone: 207-287-3333
Email: dental.board@maine.gov
Maryland Maryland Department of Health State Board of Dental Examiners https://health.maryland.gov/dental/Pages/home.aspx Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners
Spring Grove Hospital Center
Benjamin Rush Building
55 Wade Avenue/Tulip Drive
Catonsville, MD 21228
Phone: (410) 402-8501
Email: mdh.mddentalboard@maryland.gov
Michigan Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs - Michigan Board of Dentistry https://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-89334_72600_72603_27529_27533---,00.html Michigan Board Of Dentistry
P.O. Box 30670
Lansing, Michigan 48909
Phone: 517-335-0918
Email: bhphelp@michigan.gov
Minnesota Minnesota Board of Dentistry https://mn.gov/boards/dentistry/board-information/about/ Minnesota Board of Dentistry
2829 University Avenue SE
Suite 450
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414
612-617-2250 Fax 612-617-2260
dental.board@state.mn.us
Mississippi Mississippi State Board of Dental Examiners https://www.dentalboard.ms.gov/ Mississippi State Board of Dental Examiners
600 East Amite Street, Suite 100
Jackson, MS 39201-2801
601-944-9622 Telephone
601-944-9624 Fax
Contact Form: https://www.dentalboard.ms.gov/contact
Missouri Missouri Dental Board https://pr.mo.gov/dental-application-forms.asp Dental Board
3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 1367
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1367
573.751.0040 Telephone
573.751.8216 Fax
800.735.2966 TTY
800.735.2466 Voice Relay
dental@pr.mo.gov
https://pr.mo.gov/dental.asp
Montana Montana Department of Labor and Industry http://boards.bsd.dli.mt.gov/den Board of Dentistry
301 S. Park Avenue
4th Floor
Helena, MT 59620
Phone: (406) 444-6880
Email: dlibsdhelp@mt.gov
Nebraska Nebraska Board of Dentistry http://dhhs.ne.gov/licensure/Pages/Dentist.aspx Nebraska Board of Dentistry
301 Centennial Mall South,
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509
(402) 471-3121
Nevada Nevada Board of Dental Examiners http://dental.nv.gov/ Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners
6010 S. Rainbow Blvd., Ste. A-1
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Local Phone: (702) 486-7044 | Long-distance: 1-800-DDS-EXAM (0r 1-800-337-3926)
Fax: (702) 486-7046
e-mail: nsbde@nsbde.nv.gov
New Hampshire New Hampshire Board of Dental Examiners https://www.oplc.nh.gov/dental/ Office of Professional Licensure and Certification
7 Eagle Square | Concord, NH 03301
Main Telephone: (603) 271-4561
Email: dental.board@oplc.nh.gov
New Jersey New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs - New Jersey State Board of Dentistry https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/den New Jersey State Board of Dentistry
P.O. Box 45005
Newark, New Jersey 07101
Phone: (973) 504-6405
Email: Dentistry@dca.njoag.gov
New Mexico New Mexico Regulation & Licensing Department http://www.rld.state.nm.us/boards/dental_health_care.aspx NM Board of Dental Health Care
Toney Anaya Building
2550 Cerrillos Road, Second Floor
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
(505)476-4622
(505) 476-4545 Fax
Dental.Board@state.nm.us
New York New York State Education Department - Office of the Professions - Dentistry http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/dent/# NYS Education Department
Office of the Professions
P.O. Box 22063
Albany, NY 12201
Phone: 518-474-3817 ext. 270
Email: opunit3@nysed.gov
Contact Form: https://eservices.nysed.gov/professions/contact-us/#/
North Carolina North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners https://www.ncdentalboard.org/license_verification.htm North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners
Executive Office: 2000 Perimeter Park Dr., Suite 160
Morrisville, NC 27560
Telephone: 919-678-8223 • Fax: (919) 678-8472
Email address: info@ncdentalboard.org
North Dakota North Dakota Board of Examiners https://www.nddentalboard.org/ Board of Dental Examiners
PO Box 7246
Bismarck, ND 58507 US
Phone: 701-258-8600
Fax: 701-224-9824
Email: Contact Form | info@nddentalboard.org
Ohio Ohio State Dental Board https://dental.ohio.gov/ OHIO STATE DENTAL BOARD
77 S. High Street, 17th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215-6135
Phone: (614) 466-2580
Fax: (614) 752-8995
E-mail: dental.board@den.ohio.gov
Licensing Department: licensing@den.ohio.gov
Oklahoma Oklahoma Board of Dentistry https://www.ok.gov/dentistry/ Oklahoma State Board of Dentistry
2920 N Lincoln Blvd., Ste. B
OKC, OK 73105
Phone: (405)522-4844
Oregon Oregon Board of Dentistry https://www.oregon.gov/dentistry/Pages/index.aspx Oregon Board of Dentistry
1500 SW 1st Avenue, Suite 770
Portland, OR 97201
Telephone: 971-673-3200
Fax: 971-673-3202
Email: Information@oregondentistry.org
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of State - Board of Dentistry https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/Dentistry/Pages/default.aspx One Penn Center
2601 N. 3rd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: (717) 783-7162
Email: St-DENTISTRY@pa.gov
Rhode Island State of Rhode Island - Rhode Island Board of Examiners in Dentistry https://health.ri.gov/licenses/detail.php?id=251 Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill, Licensing Unit Room 105A
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-222-5960
Email form: https://health.ri.gov/contact/
South Carolina South Carolina Board of Dentistry https://llr.sc.gov/bod/ South Carolina Board of Dentistry
110 Centerview Dr, Columbia SC
Administrator: Meredith Buttler
Contact.Dentistry@llr.sc.gov
Tel: (803) 896-4599
South Dakota South Dakota State Board of Dentistry https://www.sdboardofdentistry.org/ South Dakota State Board of Dentistry
PO Box 1079
1351 North Harrison Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-1079
Phone: 605-224-1282
Fax: 1-888-425-3032
Email: https://www.sdboardofdentistry.org/contact/
Tennessee Tennessee Board of Dentistry https://www.tn.gov/content/tn/health/health-program-areas/health-professional-boards/dentistry-board.html 710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
tn.health@tn.gov
Texas Texas State Board of Dental Examiners https://tsbde.texas.gov/ Texas State Board of Dental Examiners
333 Guadalupe Street | Tower 3, Suite 800 | Austin, TX 78701
512.463.6400 (PHONE)
Email: licensinghelp@tsbde.texas.gov
Utah Utah Department of Commerce - Division of Occupational and Professional Lisencing- Board of Dentistry https://dopl.utah.gov/dental/index.html Board of Dentistry
PO Box 146741, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6741
(801) 530-6628
(866) 275-3675 Toll-Free in Utah
EMAIL: doplweb@utah.gov
Vermont Vermont Secretary of State - Dental Examiners https://sos.vermont.gov/dental-examiners/ Vermont Dental Examiners
89 Main Street, 3rd Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620-3402
Phone: 802-828-1505
Virgina Virgina Department of Health Professions - Virgina Board of Dentistry https://www.dhp.virginia.gov/dentistry/ Virginia Board of Dentistry
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233-1463
Phone: (804) 367-4538
eFax: (804) 698-4266
Complaints: (800) 533-1560
Email: denbd@dhp.virginia.gov
Washington Washington State Department of Health https://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/ProfessionsNewReneworUpdate/Dentist Email: hsqa.csc@doh.wa.gov
Phone: 360-236-4700
West Virginia West Virgina Board of Dentistry https://wvbodprod.glsuite.us/GLSuiteWeb/Clients/WVBOD/StaticFiles/home.aspx West Virginia Board of Dentistry
1319 Robert C. Byrd Drive
PO Box 1447
Crab Orchard, WV 25827
Phone: 1-877-914-8266
Fax: (304)253-9454
wvbde@suddenlinkmail.com
Winsconsin Winsconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services - Dentistry Examiners Board https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/BoardsCouncils/Dentistry/Default.aspx Winsconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services
4822 Madison Yards Way
Madison, WI 53705
Phone: 608-266-2112
Email: dsps@wi.gov
Wyoming Wyoming Board of Dental Examiners https://dental.wyo.gov/ Wyoming Board of Dental Examiners
2001 Capitol Ave, Room 105
Cheyenne WY 82002
Main Phone: (307) 777-7387

 

State Board or Agency URL Contact
Alabama Alabama State Department of Education https://www.alsde.edu/sec/ec/Pages/home.aspx Alabama Department of Education
​50 North Ripley Street
P.O. Box 302101​
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
Phone: (334) 353-8567
Alaska Alaska Department of Education & Early Development Teacher Education & Certification https://education.alaska.gov/TeacherCertification Alaska Dept. of Education
& Early Development
Mailing Address
PO Box 110500, Juneau, AK 99811-0500
Phone: (907) 465-2831
Email: eed.webmaster@alaska.gov
Arizona Arizona Department of Education’s Certification Unit https://www.azed.gov/educator-certification/forms-and-information/certificates Arizona Department of Education’s Certification Unit
1535 W Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 542-4367
Email: certification@azed.gov
Arkansas Office of Professional Licensure of the Arkansas Department of Education https://adeaels.arkansas.gov/AelsWeb/ Office of Professional Licensure of the Arkansas Department of Education
Four Capitol Mall, Room 106B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: (501) 682-4342
Email: ade.educatorlicensure@arkansas.gov
California State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing https://www.ctc.ca.gov/ State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
1900 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95811
Phone: (888) 921-4213
Colorado Colorado Department of Education Educator Licensing division http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeprof Colorado Department of Education Educator Licensing division
Professional Services & Educator Licensure
6000 E Evans Ave
Building #2, Suite 100
Denver, CO 80222
Email: CDELicensing@cde.state.co.us
Phone: (303) 866-6628
Connecticut Connecticut State Department of Education https://portal.ct.gov/SDE Connecticut State Department of Education
450 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
Phone: (860) 713-6969
Email at teacher.cert@ct.gov
Delaware Delaware Department of Education https://deeds.doe.k12.de.us/certificate/deeds_ia_instruct.aspx Delaware Department of Education
Collette Education Resource Center
35 Commerce Way, Suite 1
Dover, DE 19904
Phone: (302) 857-3388
District of Columbia DCPS Office of Human Resources https://osse.dc.gov/service/licensing-process-child-care-providers DCPS Office of Human Resources
1200 First Street
NE Washington, DC 20002
Email: educator.licensurehelp@dc.gov Phone: 202-741-5881
Florida Bureau of Educator Certification of the Florida Department of Education https://www.fldoe.org/teaching/certification/staff-contact/index.stml#tele Bureau of Educator Certification of the Florida Department of Education
Bureau of Educator Certification
Room 201, Turlington Building
325 West Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400 Phone: 800-445-6739
Georgia Georgia Professional Standards Commission Educator Certification Section https://www.teaching-certification.com/georgia-teaching-certification.html Georgia Professional Standards Commission Educator Certification Section
200 Piedmont Avenue SE
Suite 1712, West Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334-9032
Email: certupgrade@gapsc.com
Phone: 404-232-2500
Hawaii Hawaii Teacher Standards Board https://www.teaching-certification.com/hawaii-teaching-certification.html Hawaii Teacher Standards Board
650 Iwilei Road, Suite 268, Honolulu, HI 96817
Phone: 808-586-2600
Email: htsb@hawaii.gov
Idaho Idaho State Department of Education Teacher Certification https://www.sde.idaho.gov/cert-psc/cert/ Idaho State Department of Education Teacher Certification
650 West State Street
Boise, ID 83702
Email: info@sde.idaho.gov
Phone: 208-332-6883
Illinois Illinois Department of Education Educator Certification Division https://www.isbe.net/licensure/requirements/toc.htm Illinois Department of Education Educator Certification Division
100 N. 1st Street, Springfield, IL 62777
Phone: 217-557-6763
Email: https://apps.isbe.net/ContactIsbe/
Indiana Indiana Department of Education https://www.doe.in.gov/licensing Indiana Department of Education
Indiana Government Center North, 9th Floor
100 N Senate Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Email: licensinghelp@doe.in.gov
Phone: (317) 232-9010
Iowa Iowa Board of Educational Examiners https://boee.iowa.gov/ Iowa Board of Educational Examiners
701 E Court Ave Suite A, Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: 515-281-3245
Kansas Kansas State Department of Education https://www.teaching-certification.com/kansas-teaching-certification.html Kansas State Department of Education
900 SW Jackson St. | Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-296-3201
Kentucky Kentucky Division of Certification http://www.epsb.ky.gov/course/view.php?id=3 Kentucky Division of Certification
300 Sower Blvd~ Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Phone: 502-564-5846
Email: KDElicensure@education.ky.gov
Louisiana Certification Division of the Louisiana Department of Education https://www.teachlouisiana.net/Teachers.aspx?PageID=68 Certification Division of the Louisiana Department of Education
Division of Educator Licensure
P. O. Box 94064
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9064
Phone: 1-877-453-2721
Email: customerservice@la.gov
Massachusetts Massachusetts Office of Educator Licensure https://www.doe.mass.edu/licensure/ Massachusetts Office of Educator Licensure
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148-4906
Phone: 781-338-6600
Maine Maine Department of Education https://www.maine.gov/doe/cert/requirements Maine Department of Education
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023
Phone: 207-624-6603
Maryland Maryland State Department of Education’s Certification http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/about/Pages/DEE/Certification/index.aspx Maryland State Department of Education’s Certification
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-767-0406
Phone: 410-767-0100
Michigan Michigan Department of Education Office of Professional Preparation Services https://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-5683_14795---,00.html Michigan Department of Education Office of Professional Preparation Services
608 W. Allegan Street
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: 517-373-6791
Minnesota Educator Licensing Division of the Minnesota Department of Education https://education.mn.gov/mde/lic/ Educator Licensing Division of the Minnesota Department of Education
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville MN 55113
Email: mde.educator-licensing@state.mn.us
Phone 1: 651-582-8691
Phone 2: 651-582-8200
Mississippi Mississippi Department of Education Office of Educator Licensure https://www.mdek12.org/OEL Mississippi Department of Education Office of Educator Licensure
P.O. Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205-0771
Phone: 601-359-3483
Missouri Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education Educator Certification https://dese.mo.gov/educator-quality/certification/teachers Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education Educator Certification
Educator Certification
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480
Phone: 573-751-0051
Email: certification@dese.mo.gov
Montana Montana Office of Public Instruction http://opi.mt.gov/Educators/Licensure/Educator-Licensure Montana Office of Public Instruction
P.O. Box 202501, Helena, MT 59620-2501
Phone: 406-444-3150
Email: Cert@mt.gov
Nebraska Nebraska Department of Education https://www.education.ne.gov/tcert/ Nebraska Department of Education
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln,NE 68509-4987
Phone: 402-471-2295
Email: nde.tcertweb@nebraska.gov
Nevada The Licensure Office of the Nevada Department of Education https://doe.nv.gov/educator_licensure/ The Licensure Office of the Nevada Department of Education
Phone: 702-486-6458
Email: license@doe.nv.gov
New Hampshire New Hampshire Bureau of Credentialing https://www.education.nh.gov/who-we-are/division-of-educator-support-and-higher-education/bureau-of-credentialing New Hampshire Department of Education
101 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-3852
Phone: 603-271-2409
Email: info@doe.nh.gov
New Jersey New Jersey Office of Licensure & Credentials https://www.nj.gov/education/license/ New Jersey Office of Licensure & Credentials
PO Box 500, Trenton, NJ 08625-0500
Phone: 609-292-2070
New Mexico New Mexico Public Education Department https://webnew.ped.state.nm.us/bureaus/licensure/ New Mexico Public Education Department
300 Don Gaspar Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Email: PED.HelpDesk@state.nm.us
Phone: 505-827-5821
New York New York State Education Department Office of Teaching Initiatives http://www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/certificate/ New York State Education Department Office of Teaching Initiatives
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234
Phone: 518-474-3901
North Carolina North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Licensure Section https://www.dpi.nc.gov/educators/educators-licensure North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Licensure Section
6301 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-6301
In-state Phone: 919-807-3310
Out of state Phone: 800-577-7994
North Dakota North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board https://www.nd.gov/espb/licensure North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board
Gateway Avenue Suite 204 | Bismarck, ND 58503-0585
Email: espbinfo@nd.gov
Phone: 701-328-9641
Ohio Ohio Department of Education Office of Educator Licensure http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Teaching/Licensure Ohio Department of Education Office of Educator Licensure
25 South Front Street
Columbus, Ohio
Email: contact.center@education.ohio.gov
Phone: 877-644-6338
Oklahoma Oklahoma State Department of Education https://sde.ok.gov/teacher-certification Oklahoma State Department of Education
2500 North Lincoln Boulevard, #212
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105-4599
Phone: 405-521-3337
Oregon Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission https://www.oregon.gov/tspc/pages/index.aspx Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission
250 Division St NE
Salem OR, 97301-1012
Phone: 503-378-3586
Email: contact.tspc@state.or.us
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of Education Division of Certification Services https://www.education.pa.gov/Educators/Certification/Pages/default.aspx Pennsylvania Department of Education Division of Certification Services
333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126
Phone: 717-787-3356
Email: ra-edcertquestions@pa.gov
Puerto Rico U.S. Department of Education https://www2.ed.gov/about/inits/ed/non-public-education/regulation-map/puertorico.html Puerto Rico Department of Education
P.O. Box 190759
Calle Federico Costa #150
Hato Rey, PR 00919-0759
Phone: (787) 773-5800
Fax: (787) 282-6017
Rhode Island Rhode Island Department of Education’s (RIDE) Office of Educator Quality and Certification https://www.teaching-certification.com/rhode-island-teaching-certification.html Rhode Island Department of Education’s (RIDE) Office of Educator Quality and Certification
255 Westminster Street (or 80 Washington Street), 4th Floor, Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 222-8893
Email: eqac@ride.ri.gov
South Carolina South Carolina State Department of Education Office of Educator Certification https://www.teaching-certification.com/south-carolina-teaching-certification.html South Carolina State Department of Education Office of Educator Certification
1429 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Email: certification@ed.sc.gov
Phone: 803-896-0325
South Dakota South Dakota Department of Education Office of Teacher Quality https://doe.sd.gov/certification/ South Dakota Department of Education Office of Teacher Quality
800 Governors Dr., Pierre, SD
Email: certification@state.sd.us
Phone: 605-773-3134
Tennessee Tennessee Office of Teacher Licensing of the Tennessee Department of Education https://www.tn.gov/education/licensing.html Tennessee Office of Teacher Licensing of the Tennessee Department of Education
9th Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-532-4885
Email: Education.Licensing@tn.gov
Texas Texas Office of Educator Certification https://tea.texas.gov/texas-educators/certification Texas Office of Educator Certification, Texas Education Agency
1701 N. Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas, 78701
(512) 463-9734
Phone: 512-936-8400
Utah Utah State Board of Education (USBE) https://www.schools.utah.gov/licensing Utah State Board of Education (USBE)
PO Box 144200
250 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114
Phone: 801-538-7740
Vermont Vermont Agency of Education https://education.vermont.gov/educator-licensure Vermont Agency of Education
1 National Life Drive, Davis 5
Montpelier, VT 05620-2501
Email: DOE-LicensingInfo@state.vt.us
Phone: 802-828-2445
Virgina Virginia Division of Teacher Education and Licensure https://www.doe.virginia.gov/teaching/licensure/ Virginia Division of Teacher Education and Licensure
P.O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218-2120
Email: licensure@doe.virginia.gov
Phone: 1-800-292-3820
Washington Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction https://www.k12.wa.us/certification Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
Old Capital Building, PO BOX 47200
600 Washington St. S.E.,
Olympia, WA 98504-7200
Phone: (360) 725-6400
Email: cert@k12.wa.us
West Virginia West Virginia Department of Education https://wvde.us/ West Virginia Department of Education
Office of Professional Preparation
Building 6, Room 252
1900 Kanawha Boulevard,
East Charleston, WV 25305
Phone: 304-558-2681
Winsconsin Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction https://dpi.wi.gov/licensing/general DPI Educator Licensing
Drawer 794
Milwaukee, WI 53293-0794
Phone: (800) 266-1027
Wyoming Wyoming Department of Education https://edu.wyoming.gov/ Wyoming Department of Education
122 W. 25th St, Ste E200
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: 307-777-7675

 

State Board or Agency URL Contact
Alabama Alabama Board of Nursing https://www.abn.alabama.gov/ Alabama Board of Nursing
RSA Plaza, Suite 250, 770 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36104
1-800-656-5318
1-334-293-5201
abn@abn.alabama.gov
Alaska Alaska Board of Nursing https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardofNursing.aspx Alaska Board of Nursing
Mailing/Physical Address
550 W 7th AVE, STE 1500
Anchorage, AK 99501-3567
Phone: (907) 269-8160
Fax: (907) 269-8156
Arizona Arizaona State Board of Nursing https://www.azbn.gov/ Arizona State Board of Nursing
1740 W Adams Street, Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602-771-7800
Arkansas Arkansas Department of Health - Arkansas Board of Nursing https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programs-services/topics/arkansas-board-of-nursing Arkansas Board of Nursing
4815 W. Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205-3867
Phone: 1-800-462-0599
Email: ASBN.info@Arkansas.gov
California California Board of Registered Nursing https://www.rn.ca.gov/ California Board of Registered Nursing
PO Box 944210
Sacramento, CA 94244-2100
Phone: (916) 322-3350
Hearing-Impaired Persons: 711, or (800) 735-2929 (TTY)
California Relay Service: (800) 735-2922 (Voice)
Email Contact: https://www.rn.ca.gov/contact.shtml
Colorado Department of Regulatory Agency’s Board of Nursing https://dpo.colorado.gov/Nursing 1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-894-2430
Phone: dora_nursingboard@state.co.us
Deleware Deleware Board of Nursing https://dpr.delaware.gov/boards/nursing/ Deleware Board of Nursing
Cannon Building,
Suite 203
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover, DE 19904
Phone: (302) 744-4500
customerservice.dpr@delaware.gov
District of Columbia District of Columbia Board of Nursing https://dchealth.dc.gov/bon District of Columbia Board of Nursing
899 North Capitol Street, NE Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 442-5955
Fax: (202) 442-4795
TTY: 711
Email: doh@dc.gov
Florida Florida Board of Nursing https://floridasnursing.gov/ 4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin C-02
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3252
Phone: 850-245-4125
Georgia Georgia Secretary of State https://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/45/faq 237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, Georgia 31217
Phone: 404-424-9966
844-753-7825
Email: nursing@sos.ga.gov
Hawaii Hawaii Board of Nursing https://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/boards/nursing/ Hawaii Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 3469
Tel: (808) 586-2695
Honolulu, HI 96801
Email: nursing@dcca.hawaii.gov
Idaho Idaho Board of Nursing https://ibn.idaho.gov/ Idaho Board of Nursing
P.O. BOX 83720 Boise, ID 83720
Email: IBN-Info@dopl.idaho.gov
Email Form: https://ibn.idaho.gov/contact/
Phone: (208) 577-2476
Illinois Illinois Board of Nursing https://www.idfpr.com/profs/nursing.asp Illinois Board of Nursing
James R. Thompson Center, 100 West Randolph Street, Suite 9-300
Chicago, IL 60601
Email Form: https://www.idfpr.com/profs/Email/prfGrp09.asp
Phone: 312-814-2715
Illinois The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation https://www.idfpr.com/profs/nursing.asp Chicago Office
100 West Randolph, 9th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
Springfield Office
320 West Washington, 3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62786
Phone: 888-473-4858
Indiana Indiana State Board of Nursing https://www.idfpr.com/profs/nursing.asp Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Attn: Indiana State Board of Nursing
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Staff Phone: 317-234-2043
Staff Email: pla2@pla.in.gov
Iowa IOWA Board of Nursing https://nursing.iowa.gov/licensure Iowa Board of Nursing
400 SW 8th Street
Suite B
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: 515.281.3255
Kansas The Kansas Board of Nursing https://ksbn.kansas.gov/ Landon State Office Building
900 SW Jackson Street
Suite 1051
Topeka, Kansas 66612-1230
Phone: 785-296-4929
Email: jackie.mercer@ks.gov
Kentucky Kentucky Board of Nursing​​ https://kbn.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx Kentucky Board of Nursing
312 Whittington Pky
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40222
Phone: 502-429-3300
or 1-800-305-2042
Louisiana Louisiana State Board of Nursing http://www.lsbn.state.la.us/ Louisiana State Board of Nursing
17373 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Phone:(225)755-7500
E-mail:lsbn@lsbn.state.la.us
Massachusetts The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing https://www.mass.gov/orgs/board-of-registration-in-nursing 239 Causeway St.,
Suite 500, 5th Floor,
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 800- 414-0168
617-973-0900
Email: nursing.admin@state.ma.us
Maine The Maine State Board of Nursing https://www.maine.gov/boardofnursing/index.html 161 Capitol St.
158 State House Station
Augusta, Maine , 04333-0158
Phone: 207-287-1133
Maryland Maryland Board of Nursing https://mbon.maryland.gov/Pages/default.aspx Maryland Board of Nursing
4140 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland, 21215-2254
RN/LPN Main Telephone Number​: 410-585-1900
Michigan Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs https://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-89334_72600_72603_27529_27542---,00.html Ottawa Building
611 W. Ottawa
P.O. Box 30004
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: 517-241-0199
Fax: 517-241-9416
Email: bplhelp@michigan.gov
Minnesota Minnesota Board of Nursing https://mn.gov/boards/nursing/ Minnesota Board of Nursing
1210 Northland Drive Suite 120
Mendota Heights, MN 55120
Phone: 612-317-3000
Fax: 651-688-1841
Email: Nursing.Board@state.mn.us
Mississippi Mississippi Board of Nursing https://www.msbn.ms.gov/ Mississippi Board of Nursing
713 Pear Orchard Road, 3rd Floor
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Phone: 601.957.6300
Missouri The Missouri Division of Professional Registration https://pr.mo.gov/nursing.asp 3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656
Phone: 573-751-0681
Email: nursing@pr.mo.gov
Montana Montana Board of Nursing Lisence Information http://boards.bsd.dli.mt.gov/nur#1 Montana Board of Nursing, PO Box 200513, Helena, MT 59620-0513
Email: DLIBSDHELP@mt.gov
Nebraska Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services http http://boards.bsd.dli.mt.gov/nur#1//dhhs.ne.gov/licensure/pages/nurse-licensing.aspx Department of Health & Human Services/Division of Public Health/Licensure Unit
Mailing Addresses
Licensure Unit
Attn: Nursing
PO Box 94986
Lincoln NE 68509-5026
Physical Address
Nebraska State Office Building
301 Centennial Mall South, 1st floor
14th & M Streets
Lincoln NE 68508
Phone: (402) 471-4376
Email: DHHS.NursingOffice@nebraska.gov
Nevada Nevada State Board of Nursing https http://boards.bsd.dli.mt.gov/nur#1//nevadanursingboard.org/ Nevada State Board of Nursing
5011 Meadowood Mall Way #300, Reno, NV 89502
Email: nursingboard@nsbn.state.nv.us
New Hampshire New Hampshire Board of Nursing http://boards.bsd.dli.mt.gov/nur#1//www.oplc.nh.gov/nursing/licensure.htm#rn Office of Professional Licensure and Certification
7 Eagle Square | Concord, NH 03301
Main Telephone: (603) 271-2152
Email: nhlicenses@nh.gov
New Jersey New Jersey Board of Nursing https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/nur/Pages/applications.aspx 124 Halsey Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Phone: 973-504-6200
Email Contact Form: https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/nur/Pages/contactus.aspx
New Mexico New Mexico Board of Nursing https://nmbon.sks.com/ New Mexico Board of Nursing
6301 Indian School Rd NE # 710, Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone: (505) 841-8340
New York New York State Education Department http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/nurse/nursingrn.htm# Office of Professional Discipline, 1411 Broadway, Tenth Floor, New York, NY 10018
Information: www.op.nysed.gov/opd/
Email: conduct@nysed.gov
Phone: 800-442-8106
Fax: 212-951-6420
North Carolina North Carolina Board of Nursing https://www.ncbon.com/licensure-listing-overview North Carolina Board of Nursing 4516 Lake Boone Trail
Raleigh, NC 27607
Post Office Box 2129
Raleigh, NC 27602-2129
(919) 782-3211
(919) 781-9461
Email Contact Form: https://www.ncbon.com/contact-contact-information#onlineContactForm
North Dakota North Dakota Board of Nursing https://www.ndbon.org/ ND Board of Nursing
919 S 7th Street, Suite 504
Bismarck, ND 58504
Phone: 701-328-9777
Fax: 701-328-9785
contactus@ndbon.org
Ohio Ohio Board of Nursing https://nursing.ohio.gov/ Holly Fischer, Chief Legal Counsel
Ohio Board of Nursing
17 S. High Street, Suite 660
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3466
Email: rules@nursing.ohio.gov
Phone: 614-466-3947
Oklahoma Oklahoma Board of Nursing https://nursing.ok.gov/ Oklahoma Board of Nursing
2915 N Classen, Ste. 524
OKC, OK 73106
TEL: 405.962.1800 FAX: 405.962.1821
Email: obnwebmaster@nursing.ok.gov
Oregon Oregon State Board of Nursing https://www.oregon.gov/OSBN/Pages/index.aspx Oregon State Board of Nursing
17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd, Portland, OR 97224
Phone: (971) 673-0685
Email: oregon.bn.info@osbn.oregon.gov
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of State, Board of Nursing https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/Nursing/Pages/default.aspx Mailing Address
State Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
1-833-DOS-BPOA
(1-833-367-2762)
Fax: (717) 783-0822
ST-NURSE@pa.gov
Puerto Rico The Puerto Rico Board of Nurse Examiners https://www.ncsbn.org/13868.htm Building GM Group 3rd. – Urb. Caribe floor
1590 Ponce de Leon Street
Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico 00926
Phone: 787.765.2929
Rhode Island Rhode Island Department of Health https://health.ri.gov/licenses/detail.php?id=231 Rhode Island Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-222-5960
Email Contact Form: https://health.ri.gov/contact/
South Carolina South Carolina Board of Nursing https://llr.sc.gov/nurse/ South Carolina Board of Nursing
110 Centerview Dr, Columbia SC
Administrator: Carol Moody
nurseboard@llr.sc.gov
Tel: (803) 896-4550
South Dakota South Dakota Board of Nursing https://doh.sd.gov/boards/nursing/ South Dakota Board of Nursing
4305 S. Louise Ave., Suite 201
Sioux Falls, SD 57106-3315
605-362-2760
Email: DOH.info@state.sd.us
Tennessee Tennessee Board of Nursing https://www.tn.gov/health/health-program-areas/health-professional-boards/nursing-board/nursing-board/about.html Tennessee Board of Nursing
Tennessee Board of Nursing
665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
615-532-5166 local or 1-800-778-4123 nationwide
Nursing.Health@tn.gov
Texas Texas Board of Nursing https://www.bon.texas.gov/ Texas Board of Nursing
333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-460 Austin, TX 78701-3944
| P: (512) 305-7400
Utah Utah Department of Commerce - Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing https://dopl.utah.gov/nurse/index.html Utah Department of Commerce - Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
Heber M. Wells Bldg., 4th Floor, 160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Virgina Virgina Board of Nursing https://www.dhp.virginia.gov/Boards/Nursing/ Department of Health Professions
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, Virginia 23233-1463
Email: nursebd@dhp.virginia.gov
Phone: (804) 367-4400
Vermont Vermont Board of Nursing https://sos.vermont.gov/nursing/rn-international/ Vermont Board of Nursing
89 Main Street, 3rd Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620-3402
Phone: 802-828-2396
Email Contact List: https://sos.vermont.gov/opr/about-opr/contact-us/?lamcontact
Virgina Virginia Board of Nursing https://www.dhp.virginia.gov/Boards/Nursing/ Department of Health Professions
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, Virginia 23233-1463
Main Phone: (804) 367-4400
Washington Washington State Department of Health https://www.doh.wa.gov/licensespermitsandcertificates/nursingcommission/nurselicensing Washington Board of Nursing
111 Israel Rd SE, Tumwater, WA 98501
Email: nursing@doh.wa.gov
Phone: 360-236-4738
West Virgina West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses https://wvrnboard.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses
90 MacCorkle Ave SW #203, South Charleston, WV 25303 (304) 744-0900
Winsconsin Winsconsin Board of Nusing https://dsps.wi.gov/pages/BoardsCouncils/Nursing/Default.aspx Winsconsin Board of Nusing
Board of Nursing
DSPS
PO Box 8366
Madison, WI 53708-8366
Email: dsps@wi.gov
Phone: (608) 266-2112
Wyoming Wyoming State Board of Nursing https://wsbn.wyo.gov/ Wyoming State Board of Nursing
307-777-7601
130 Hobbs Avenue, Suite B
Cheyenne, WY 82002