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School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Master of Science in Genetic Counseling

The MGH Institute of Health Professions’ Master of Science in Genetic Counseling program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC), Inc. This program DOES meet the pre-licensure educational requirements for all states issuing licenses for Genetic Counselors.  The list of states includes:

Arkansas
California
Connecticut
Delaware
Georgia
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana 
Iowa
Kentucky
Louisiana
Massachusetts 
Minnesota
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Jersey 
New Mexico
North Dakota
Ohio 
Oklahoma 
Pennsylvania 
South Dakota 
Tennessee 
Utah
Virginia
Washington

 

We recommend that you contact the licensing board in the state where you desire to be licensed to determine any other requirements for licensure (e.g. additional post-graduation examinations, application and licensing fees, criminal background checks, etc.). It is important that you be aware of all such requirements and that you plan accordingly.

Doctor of Occupational Therapy

The MGH Institute of Health Professions’ Doctor of Occupational Therapy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). This program DOES meet the pre-licensure educational requirements for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

We recommend that you contact the licensing board in the state where you desire to be licensed to determine any other requirements for licensure (e.g. additional post-graduation examinations, application and licensing fees, criminal background checks, etc.). It is important that you be aware of all such requirements and that you plan accordingly.

Master of Physician Assistant Studies

The MGH Institute of Health Professions’ Master of Physician Assistant Studies program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA), Inc. This program DOES meet the pre-licensure educational requirements for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

We recommend that you contact the licensing board in the state where you desire to be licensed to determine any other requirements for licensure (e.g. additional post-graduation examinations, application and licensing fees, criminal background checks, etc.). It is important that you be aware of all such requirements and that you plan accordingly.

Entry Level Doctor of Physical Therapy

The MGH Institute of Health Professions’ Entry-Level Doctor of Physical Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). This program DOES meet the pre-licensure educational requirements for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. 

We recommend that you contact the licensing board in the state where you desire to be licensed to determine any other requirements for licensure (e.g. additional post-graduation examinations, application and licensing fees, criminal background checks, etc.). It is important that you be aware of all such requirements and that you plan accordingly.

Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology

The MGH Institute of Health Professions’ Master of Science in speech language pathology program is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). This program DOES meet the pre-licensure educational requirements for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

We recommend that you contact the licensing board in the state where you desire to be licensed to determine any other requirements for licensure (e.g. additional post-graduation examinations, application and licensing fees, criminal background checks, etc.). It is important that you be aware of all such requirements and that you plan accordingly.

Certificate of Advanced Study in Literacy and Language

The MGH Institute of Health Professions’ Certificate of Advanced Study in Literacy and Language program is accredited by the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) and is designed for Massachusetts educators with an initial license in another subject matter area who wish to become licensed as a reading specialist in Massachusetts. This program DOES meet the pre-licensure educational requirements for Massachusetts.

We recommend that you contact the licensing board in the state where you desire to be licensed to determine any additional requirements for licensure (e.g. additional post-graduation examinations, application and licensing fees, criminal background checks, etc.). It is important that you be aware of all such requirements and that you plan accordingly.
 

School of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The MGH Institute of Health Professions’ Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing and accredited by The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). This program DOES meet the pre-licensure educational requirements for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

We recommend that you contact the licensing board in the state where you desire to be licensed to determine any other requirements for licensure (e.g. additional post-graduation examinations, application and licensing fees, criminal background checks, etc.). It is important that you be aware of all such requirements and that you plan accordingly.

Master of Science in Nursing

The pre-licensure portion of the MGH Institute of Health Professions’ Direct Entry Master of Science in Nursing program is approved by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing and accredited by The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The Post-Licensure (Advanced Practice) portion of the Direct Entry Master of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the CCNE. Program graduates are eligible to take the certification examination for their specialty, listed below:

  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
    • Examination offered by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
    • Examination offered by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
    • Examination offered by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner
    • Examination offered by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB)
  • Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
    • Examination offered by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Lifespan Nurse Practitioner
    • Examination offered by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Dual Adult-Gerontology/Women's Health
    • Examination offered by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

This program DOES meet the pre-licensure and pre-certification educational requirements for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

We recommend that you contact the licensing board in the state where you desire to be licensed and certified to determine any other requirements for licensure and certification (e.g. additional post-graduation examinations, application and licensing fees, criminal background checks, etc.). It is important that you be aware of all such requirements and that you plan accordingly. The MGH Institute of Health Profession’s Office of the Registrar and the Office of the Dean in the School of Nursing can assist students in complying with these additional requirements.