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State Authorization and Licensure

State authorization

Nc sara approved institution logoMessiah College is a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements NC-SARA). As a member institution, Messiah College is authorized to deliver distance education courses and programs in all SARA-member states.
The following programs can be completed by students located in all states:

  • Master of Arts in Counseling
  • Master of Arts in Strategic Leadership
  • Master’s in Business Administration
  • Master of Education
  • Masters in Higher Education
  • Master of Music in Conducting
  • Dietetic Internship

State licensing requirements

SARA has no effect on state professional licensing requirements.  Please click on your respective degree below for additional information regarding state licensing requirements.

Master of Counseling - click here
Dietetic Internshipclick here
Master of Science in Nursing - Coming Soon!
Doctor of Nursing Practice - Coming Soon!
Master of Occupational Therapy - click here