Cairn University offers several programs that can lead to licensure or certification. 

Professional licensure and certification requirements can vary by state and territory. Additional licensure requirements may include professional examinations, background checks, years of work experience, fingerprinting requirements, etc. Students who are considering a program that may allow them to pursue professional licensure in the state or territory where they are currently located or where they plan to locate in the future should review the state’s or territory’s information on the program link (or program webpage) below and contact the appropriate licensing agency to seek information and additional guidance.

State licensure requirements are also subject to changes. Students should always check with their state licensure board to confirm licensure requirements.

Professional Licensure and Certification Programs

The Cairn University programs listed below are designed to prepare students for a career in a licensed profession upon completion of the program.


Optional Professional Certification

The programs listed below do not require licensure or certification for graduates to be employed in their field. 

NC SARA

Cairn University has been approved by the state of Pennsylvania to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.

Out of State Student Complaint Procedure

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