State Authorization

Walsh University is a member institution of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). As a member institution, Walsh is authorized to deliver distance education courses and programs in all NC-SARA member states. For more information about state authorization for distance education, please visit

If you live in a geographical area that is served by one of the programs, you may apply for our online nursing and counseling programs. Please see below for al ist of states in which we accept nursing and counseling program applicants.

Use your cursor to hover over your state, or tap using your mobile device, to see which programs are accepting applicants in your area.




State Specific Licensure

While Walsh University can provide initial guidance, it is ultimately the student’s responsibility to continually check the state where you intend to seek licensure and to confirm all licensing or certification requirements. Some states will require additional licensure requirements which could include an application, post-graduate examinations, background checks, licensing fees, etc.

You may visit our Nursing Licensure page, School Counseling Licensure page and our Clinical Mental Health Counseling Licensure page to view more information on individual state licensure requirements.

Please contact your program advisor with any further questions.