Current State Licensing Requirements

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. Students should refer to their state licensing body for further information. The information provided below has been adapted from the documentation that can also be found on the American Board of Surgical Assistants and National Surgical Assistant Association

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia

Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland

Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey

New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina

South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
Washington, D.C.
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

Alabama

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?

No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Alabama State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022 

Alaska

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Alaska State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Arizona

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Arizona State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Arkansas

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Arkansas State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

California

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

California State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Colorado

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Registration?
Yes. 

Colorado State Registration

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Connecticut

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Connecticut State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Delaware

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Delaware State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Florida

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Florida State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Georgia

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Georgia State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Hawaii

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Hawaii State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Idaho

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Idaho State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Illinois

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Registration?
Yes.

Illinois State Registration

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Indiana

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Indiana State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Iowa

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Iowa State Licensure 

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Kansas

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Kansas State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Kentucky

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Certification?
Yes.

Kentucky State Certification

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Louisiana

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Louisiana State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Maine

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Maine State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Maryland

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Maryland State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Massachusetts

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Massachusetts State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Michigan

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Michigan State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Minnesota

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Minnesota State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Mississippi

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Mississippi State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Missouri

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Missouri State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Montana

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Montana State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Nebraska

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes.

Nebraska State Licensure Act

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Nevada

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Nevada State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

New Hampshire

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Registration?
Yes.

New Hampshire State Registration

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

New Jersey

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

New Jersey State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

New Mexico

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

New Mexico State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

New York

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

New York State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

North Carolina

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

North Carolina State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

North Dakota

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

North Dakota State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Ohio

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Ohio State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Oklahoma

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Oklahoma State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Oregon

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Oregon State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Pennsylvania

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Pennsylvania State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Rhode Island

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Rhode Island State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

South Carolina

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

South Carolina State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

South Dakota

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

South Dakota State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Tennessee

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Registration?
Yes.

Tennessee State Registration

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Texas

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes.

Texas State Licensure Act

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Utah

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Utah State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Vermont

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Vermont State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Virginia

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Legislation for licensure is currently pending.

Virginia State Registration

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Washington

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Washington State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Washington, D.C.

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
Yes.

Washington, D.C. Licensure Act

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

West Virginia

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

West Virginia State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Wisconsin

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Wisconsin State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022

Wyoming

Does EVMS meet Minimum Qualifications for State Licensure?
No current state licensing requirements. No legislation currently pending.

Wyoming State Licensure

Date of Last Revision: February 2022