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California

Licensing Agency

California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

California is not currently a state participating in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).  The California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education requires out-of-state private institutions to register with the state pursuant to the California Private Postsecondary Act of 2009.  Sullivan University has met the qualifications for registration under the Act, pursuant to California Education Code (CEC) section 94801.5.  Registration shall remain valid until October 17, 2020.
 

Professional Board Licensure

California Board of Accountancy

The Sullivan University Bachelor of Science in Accounting program does not qualify students to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure exam.  Additional academic credit hours are required.

The Sullivan University Master of Business Administration with Accounting Concentration does not meet the CPA licensure requirements in the state of California.

Sullivan University Associate of Science in Health Information Management graduates are eligible to sit for the Registered Health Information Technician exam (RHIT). There are no states that currently require licensure or certification.  However, some employers require an employee to have a certification or registration.

The state of California does not have licensure requirements for the Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC-R) profession.

California Council for Interior Design Certification

The state of California does not have licensure requirements for the Interior Design profession.  Successful completion of the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) Exam is required to become a "Registered Interior Designer," but professionals can practice without that credential.

Sullivan University Medical Assistant Diploma graduates are prepared to take the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA(AAMA)) examination for certification.  Graduates in the Associate of Science in Medical Assisting degree program are also prepared to take this exam because the graduate is also receiving the Medical Assistant Diploma.  California does not have licensure requirements for the Medical Assistant/Medical Assisting profession.  Certification is required.

There are no states currently that require licensure or certification for the Medical Coding profession.  However, some employers require an employee to have certification or registration.  The Sullivan University Medical Coding graduates are eligible to sit for the Certified Coding Association exam (CCA).

California Board of Registered Nursing

The Sullivan University Practical Nursing Diploma program prepares graduates to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) to become a Practical Nurse (PN) and meets licensure requirements in California.

The Sullivan University Associate of Science in Nursing program prepares graduates to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) to become a Registered Nurse (RN) and meets licensure requirements in California.

The baccalaureate degree in Nursing at Sullivan University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org/).

The Sullivan University RN-BSN program does not lead to any type of licensure in California.

California State Board of Pharmacy

The Sullivan University Doctor of Pharmacy program meets educational requirements for licensure in the state of California.

The Sullivan University Community Pharmacy Certificate and Pharmacy Technician Diploma programs meet licensure requirements in the state of California.

The Sullivan University Phlebotomy Certificate program does not meet educational requirements for licensure in the state of California (must take additional courses on California law to qualify for license). 

California Physician Assistant Board of the Medical Board of California

Coursework (excluding Clinical Rotations) for the Sullivan University Master of Science Physician Assistant program only takes place in Kentucky locations. The Sullivan University Master of Science Physician Assistant program meets the educational requirements for licensure in California. Please visit the state board's website for specific licensure requirements. 

The Limited Medical Radiography Diploma program does not meet licensure requirements in the state of California (must graduate from a California school to be eligible for exam).

The Sullivan University Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology program meets educational requirements for licensure in the state of California.

The state of California does not have licensure requirements for the Surgical Technology profession.