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District of Columbia

Licensing Agency

District of Columbia Higher Education Licensure Commission

Sullivan University is authorized to operate in the District of Columbia under the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).  


Professional Board Licensure

District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia.

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 Sullivan University Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design program meets the educational requirements for licensure in the District of Columbia.

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.  The District of Columbia does not have licensure requirements for the Medical Assistant/Medical Assisting profession.  Certification is preferred but not 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).

District of Columbia Board of 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 the District of Columbia.

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 the District of Columbia.

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 the District of Columbia.

District of Columbia Board of Pharmacy

The District of Columbia does not have licensure requirements for the Pharmacy Technician profession.

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

District of Columbia Department of Health (Physician Assistant)

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 the District of Columbia. Please visit the state board's website for specific licensure requirements. 

The District of Columbia does not have licensure requirements for the Limited Medical Radiography profession.

The District of Columbia does not have licensure requirements for the Surgical Technology profession.