Professional Licensure

Bowling Green State University (BGSU) programs leading to professional licensure, whether delivered online or face-to-face, satisfy the academic requirements for those credentials set forth by the State of Ohio. Requirements for licensure eligibility vary from one profession to another and from state to state.

Important Note for Prospective Students: If you are considering an academic program that leads you to obtaining professional licensure outside of the state of Ohio, it is highly recommended that you contact the appropriate licensing agency in your state to seek information and additional guidance before beginning a program outside of your state. For licensing board contact information,  please see below.


National Licensing Body

Accounting - National Association of State Boards of Accountancy

Architecture - National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

Athletic Training - Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer

Aviation - Federal Aviation Administration

Clinical Mental Health Counseling - National Board for Certified Counselors

Construction Management - Certified Construction Manager

Counseling - National Board of Certified Counselors

Diagnostic Medical Sonography - Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Dietetics/Nutrition - Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Education - National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification

Engineering - National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying

Geology - National Association of State Boards of Geology

Gerontology - National Association for Professional Gerontologists

Medical Technology/Laboratory Science - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification

Nursing - National Council of State Boards of Nursing

Occupational Therapy - National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

Physical Therapy - Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy

Psychology - Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards

Public Health - National Board of Public Health Examiners

Radiologic Technology - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

Respiratory Care Technology - National Board for Respiratory Care

Respiratory Therapy - American Association for Respiratory Care

School Psychology - National Association of School Psychologists

Social Work - Association of Social Work Boards

Speech Language Pathology - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association