Licensures Required for Professional Practice

Additional information about the licensures below is available on the individual program websites. 

Franklin College of Arts and Sciences

Music Therapy - BMUS
Music Therapy Licensure, American Music Therapy Association
Music Education - BMUS
Music Education - EDD
Music Education - EDS
Music Education - MED
Music Education - MMED
Georgia Assessment for the Certification of Educators (all teacher preparation programs)
Geology - AB
Geology - BS
*Optional Licensure
To become a Professional Geologist, graduates may take the National PG exams and seek licenses.

 

School of Law

Law - JD
Bar Examination
 
In addition to a bar examination, there are character, fitness, and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction. Applicants are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction.  Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners.

 

College of Pharmacy

Pharmacy - PharmD
North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX)
 
Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination

 

College of Education

BSEd – all teacher preparation programs
Georgia Assessment for the Certification of Educators & edTPA
MAT – all teacher preparation programs
Georgia Assessment for the Certification of Educators & edTPA
Learning Design and Technology (Instructional Technology) - MEd
Georgia Assessment for the Certification of Educators
 
Applied Behavior Analysis -MS
Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst examination
Communication Sciences and Disorder - MEd/MA
The Praxis Examination in Speech-Language Pathology and/or Georgia Assessment for the Certification of Educators
Educational Administration and Policy - MEd/EdS
Georgia Assessment for the Certification of Educators
Professional Counseling (Mental Health Counseling) - MEd
National Counselor Examination for Licensure and Certification
 
Athletic Training - BSEd
Board of Certification Examination (until 2022)
Athletic Training - MSAT
Board of Certification Examination (after 2022)
Applied Behavior Analysis - EdS
Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst examination
Educational Psychology (School Psychology) - EdS
Georgia Assessment for the Certification of Educators
 
School Counseling - EdS
Georgia Assessment for the Certification of Educators & Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination
Educational Psychology (School Psychology) - PhD
Georgia Assessment for the Certification of Educators; Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology
 
Counseling Psychology - PhD
Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology
 
Educational Administration and Policy - EdS/EdD
Georgia Performance Assessment for Educational Leadership (PASL)

 

Terry College of Business

Accounting - BBA
Certified Public Accountants Licensing Examination

 

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

M.S./Dietetic Internship
Dietetics - BS
Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) credentialing exam for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN).
 
Marriage and Family Therapy - CERG
State Licensure, Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and  Marriage and Family Therapists
Child Life – MS
Child Life certification exam, Association for Child Life Professionals (ACLP)

 

College of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Medicine - DVM
North American Veterinary Licensing Examination

 

School of Social Work

Social Work – MSW
ASWB National Licensure Examination

 

College of Environment and Design

Landscape Architecture - BLA
Landscape Architecture - MLA
Landscape Architect Registration Examination (LARE)
*Optional Licensure for Urban Planners (not a requirement for practice)
American Institute of Certified Planners