As required by federal regulations (34 CFR §668.43) and in compliance with the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA) Manual, the University of Illinois Springfield indicates for each State whether the curriculum of the following programs meets or does not meet the educational requirements for licensure or certification in that State, or indicates that no determination has been made.This disclosure does not guarantee any State licensure or certification authority will approve or deny your application for licensure. Furthermore, this disclosure does not account for changes in State requirements that may have occurred after June 30, 2022, which is the date the information was last updated. Current and prospective students are encouraged to contact their State’s licensure authority or review the University of Illinois State Authorization Licensing and Complaint Information page for all licensure and certification requirements pertaining to their State.

Accounting. Cannot determine if requirements are met for other states or territories.

Athletic Training: The University of Illinois Springfield was granted 5 years of initial accreditation for their new Master of Athletic Training program through the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).  The next required comprehensive accreditation review for this program will be conducted during the 2025-2026 academic year.  Students graduating the MATR program are eligible to sit for the credentialing examination for athletic trainers and are eligible for licensure in most states.

Educational Leadership. Meets state education requirements for Illinois. Cannot determine if requirements are met for other states or territories.

Human Development Counseling:  Meets state licensure education requirements for Illinois. Cannot determine if requirements are met for other states or territories.

Human Development Counseling-School Counseling: Meets state education requirements for Illinois. Cannot determine if requirements are met for other states or territories.

Medical Laboratory Science: Meets state requirements for the following states or territories: Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Tennessee, West Virginia.

Does not meet state requirements for the following states or territories: California, New York.

Cannot determine if educational requirements are met in the following states or territories: Puerto Rico

Licensure is not required in the following states or territories:  Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Guam, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Northern Marianas, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming

Social Work: Meets educational licensure requirements in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Marianas, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virgin Islands, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Cannot determine if educational requirements are met for the following states: Alaska, American Samoa, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida. Georgia, Guam, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington.

Teacher Education: Meets state education requirements for Illinois. Cannot determine if requirements are met for other states or territories.