West Chester University of Pennsylvania (WCU) offers over 50 programs that can lead to professional licensure or certification which are an essential component of the WCU mission in developing graduates to succeed personally and professionally and contribute to the common good.

In accordance with the 2019 Federal rule (34 CFR ยง668.43 (a)(5)(v)(A) through (C) , West Chester University is required to disclose information regarding our programs that can lead to professional licensure and certification.  The WCU programs that can lead to professional licensure and certification are listed by College in the tabs above. Each program will identify one of three statuses by state:
1.     Has determined that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification;
2.     Has determined that its curriculum does not meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification; and
3.     Has not made a determination that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification.

 

Current Updates

7/1/2020:  West Chester University is contacting the state agencies in the states of DE, MD, and NJ and is awaiting official confirmation if our programs meet the state requirements currently in place for the 2020-21 academic year.  Thus, WCU has not made a determination that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification for any of the applicable programs in the following states (AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY).

 

Additional Information for Online Students

For information on out of state student enrollment in online programs and WCU's participation in SARA, click here.  For information regarding WCU's Online Education Complaint Process, click here.

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