Purpose of Professional Licensure Statement 

Eastern Virginia Medical School delivers online education programs and courses throughout the United States and internationally. All programs have been approved by the EVMS Board of Visitors.  The U.S. Department of Education and National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) are agencies that oversee the integrity of distance education.  


In accordance with U.S. Department of Education and NC-SARA requirements, EVMS must provide all potential students with the following disclosure(s): 


Professional Licensure Disclosure

Surgical Assistants are not required to be licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  EVMS cannot confirm whether the Masters of Surgical Assisting Program meets all of the licensure requirements for students residing outside of Virginia.  Requirements for professional licensure can vary by state and can change without notice. All prospective students should consult the state licensing body in the state in which they reside or seek to be licensed  to ensure that the degree they earn will meet requirements for licensure in that state.


EVMS is available to discuss with students or prospective students their respective or prospective degree options. Please contact us at 757-446-6165.