SARA States and Territories
Participating SARA U.S. States and Territories are: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, 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, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
California is not a participating NC-SARA state. However, Dallas Baptist University as a private, non-profit, accredited university is exempt from California state oversight. See California Code (ed. code § 94801.5(b)).
SARA does not replace state authorization or licensure requirements. For licensing board contact information, see the below non-exhaustive list. This list is not comprehensive and students interested in obtaining licensure in one of the SARA states should independently research state licensing requirements. It is highly recommended that students seek this information and additional guidance before beginning a program.