Please contact specific Professional Licensing Boards to learn about the required licensing or certification for your desired program. If you are not a resident of North Carolina and you are considering a program that leads to professional licensure or certification and you do not plan to use the licensure or certification in North Carolina, please contact the department chair or program director that corresponds with your desired program. They can help you determine if the professional licensure or certification is accepted in the state(s) you plan to work in after graduation.
Some programs at Southwestern Community College lead to a license and/or certification in North Carolina. Beginning July 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education regulations require disclosures for all programs that meet the educational requirements for licensure or certification. Disclosures will be provided for all states and will indicate whether the program meets the State educational requirements for licensure or certification, does not meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification, or a determination has not been made.
- Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
- Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET)
- Detention Officer Certification Course
- Drone Pilot
- Emergency Medical Responder
- Emergency Medical Technician
- Escort Vehicle Operator
- Firefighter Level I
- Firefighter Level II
- Flagger Training
- Insurance Pre-Licensing
- National Park Service - Park Ranger Law Enforcement Academy
- NC Auto Safety Inspection
- NC Independent Auto Dealer Certification
- NC Real Estate Pre-Licensing
- Notary Public Education
- Nurse Aide
- OSHA 10
- Rescue Technician
- Telecommunicator Certification Course
NC-SARA Professional Licensure Directory
Licensure Information by Profession
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The US Department of Education provides information about most licensed professions by state.