State Authorization: Licensure and Certification Disclosures

UA Little Rock is a member of SARA – the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement. The agreement is between member states, territories, and districts of the United States of America. As of July 2019, 49 states (all but California), the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands have joined SARA.

Accounting

The following Accounting program MEETS the pre-education requirements in all 50 states with the following exceptions: Alabama, Colorado, and New York.

Bachelor of Business Administration


Health Professions

The following programs MEET the pre-education requirements for all 50 states with exceptions listed below:

Nursing

Associate of Applied Science

Bachelor of Science

  • Nursing RN to BSN Completion, B.S.  (Degree is a completion program. All our students in BSN are licensed prior to graduation.)
  • Nursing, B.S. (Degree is a completion program. All our students in BSN are licensed prior to graduation.)

Master of Arts

Graduate Certificate

Social Work

Bachelor of Social Work

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science


Education Professions

Arkansas has reciprocity through NASDTEC with all 50 states for a standard license but candidates may need to meet any ancillary requirements for the specific state other than Arkansas to achieve licensure in that state.

Bachelor of Science in Education

Minor

Bachelor of Music

Master of Education

Graduate Certificate

The following graduate certificate program MEETS the pre-education requirements for the state listed below:

  • Adult Education (Arkansas)

Law Professions 

UA Little Rock Willaim H. Bowen School of Law degree MEETS the pre-education requirements for all 50 states with exceptions listed below:


STEM Professions

The following programs MEET the pre-education requirements for all 50 states with exceptions listed below.

Bachelor of Science

The following graduate-level programs do not lead to pre-education requirements in any of the 50 states. All our students fully admitted to these graduate programs must meet admission qualifications including having a bachelor’s degree in engineering, technology, science or related discipline. Successful completion of their undergraduate program qualifies the graduate to take professional licensing exams prior to entering graduate school.

Master of Science

Graduate Certificate

  • Systems Engineering

The following programs MEET the pre-education requirements for the following states: Alaska, California, Colorado, Delaware, Hawaii, Maine, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin.

Bachelor of Science

UA Little Rock is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, affiliated with the SREB Electronic Campus, and a member of NC-SARA.