Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Licensure Disclosure

The curriculum for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at Brookline College has been designed to meet the educational licensure requirements in Arizona and New Mexico as well as prepare students to apply to the Arizona State Board of Nursing or the New Mexico Board of Nursing to sit for the NCLEX licensure exam in the States of Arizona and New Mexico (see https://www.azbn.gov/ or http://wwnmbon.sks.com/ for more information regarding licensure in Arizona or New Mexico). The nursing boards in each state are responsible for establishing the requirements for licensure for their state. Requirements may vary state to state and may change at any time. Students who intend to use their Brookline College BSN degree to secure licensure in any state other than Arizona or New Mexico will need to review the professional licensure disclosures in those states pertaining to their program and consult with the applicable state nursing licensing board. For more information, see Nursing Board Contact Information by State or Territory – BSN Programs for a listing of state nursing licensing boards and determinations made by the College by state of whether the BSN curriculum meets licensure requirements, does not meet licensure requirements or where a determination has not been made. NOTE: Graduates who become licensed in Arizona or New Mexico may subsequently apply for licensure in another state. Ask your Academic Dean about Nursing reciprocity agreements.

Pharmacy Technician (PT) Licensure Disclosure

The curriculum for the Pharmacy Technician (PT) program at Brookline College has been designed to meet the educational licensure requirements in Arizona as well as prepare students to apply to the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy for licensure in the state of Arizona (see https://pharmacy.az.gov/ for more information regarding licensure in Arizona). The licensure boards in each state are responsible for establishing the requirements for licensure/certification for their state. Requirements may vary state to state and may change at any time. Students who intend to use their Brookline College PT diploma to secure licensure in any state other than Arizona will need to review the professional licensure disclosures in that state pertaining to their program and consult with the state licensing board.

The Pharmacy Technician program is offered via a blended delivery method. While there may be online components, completion of this program requires on-ground attendance at the campus at which the student is enrolled and cannot be completed solely via distance education. Therefore, the program is only available to those students who are located in the state where the campus is located. Prospective students and enrolled students should understand that moving out of the state in which they enrolled may adversely impact a student’s ability to complete the program.

Brookline College has made a reasonable effort to determine graduate eligibility for licensure or certification in all states for programs which can lead to licensure or certification. For more information, see Pharmacy Board Contact Information by State or Territory – Pharmacy Technician Program for a listing of state pharmacy licensing boards and determinations made by the College by state of whether the PT curriculum meets licensure requirements, does not meet licensure requirements or where a determination has not been made. All consumers should be advised that due to the frequent changes to state statutes, rules, and regulations, Brookline College cannot guarantee licensure based on the listing at the link above.

Physical Therapist Assistant (PT) Program Licensure Disclosure

CAPTE accreditation of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program satisfies state educational requirements in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Thus, students graduating from CAPTE-accredited physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education programs are eligible to take the National Physical Therapy Examination and apply for licensure in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Please see State Licensure and Certification Table – Brookline College for more information. Additionally, for more information regarding state qualifications and licensure requirements, refer to the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy website at www.fsbpt.org.

Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program Certification Disclosure

Graduates of the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program will be eligible to sit for the National Certification Examination for the Occupational Therapy Assistant, administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT®). After successful completion of this exam, the graduate will be a certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA). In addition, all states require licensure to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT certification examination. Please see State Licensure and Certification Table – Brookline College for more information. Additionally, a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure. For more information on certification, students are encouraged to visit the NBCOT website at https://www.nbcot.org/.

Practical Nursing (PN) Program Licensure Disclosure

The curriculum for the Practical Nursing (PN) program at Brookline College has been designed to meet the educational licensure requirements in New Mexico as well as prepare students to apply to the New Mexico Board of Nursing to sit for the NCLEX licensure exam in the State of New Mexico (see http://nmbon.sks.com/ for more information regarding licensure in New Mexico). The nursing boards in each state are responsible for establishing the requirements for licensure for their state. Requirements may vary state to state and may change at any time. Students who intend to use their Brookline College PN diploma to secure licensure in any state other than New Mexico will need to review the professional licensure disclosures in that state pertaining to their program and consult with the applicable state nursing licensing board. For more information, see Nursing Board Contact Information by State or Territory – PN Program for a listing of state nursing licensing boards and determinations made by the College by state of whether the PN curriculum meets licensure requirements, does not meet licensure requirements or where a determination has not been made. NOTE: Graduates who become licensed in New Mexico may subsequently apply for licensure in another state. Ask your Academic Dean about Nursing reciprocity agreements.