Thomas Jefferson University

State Licensure Information


U.S. Department of Education requirements direct universities and colleges to publish information about whether specific programs meet criteria for state licensure on a state-by-state basis. In accordance with Department of Education regulations, relevant program information can be found at the following: 

  • Jefferson Undergraduate Engineering
    Jefferson’s undergraduate Engineering Program is an ABET-accredited program, which prepares advanced students and graduates to sit for the national Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) licensure exam.  The exam is administered by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES). More information about the FE exam can be found at NCEES website.
  • Jefferson College of Nursing Programs
  • Jefferson Occupational Therapy Programs
    Thomas Jefferson University Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant programs are accredited by ACOTE. Per ACOTE® accredited occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant educational programs satisfy the states’ educational requirements in all states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Students graduating from an ACOTE® accredited occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant educational program are eligible to take the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) certification exam and apply for licensure in all states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. For more information regarding state qualifications and licensure requirements, please refer to the AOTA State Licensure webpage.
  • Jefferson Physical Therapy Program
    Thomas Jefferson University's Physical Therapy Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Educations (CAPTE). Per the CAPTE, accreditation of physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program satisfies state educational requirements in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Thus, students graduating from CAPTE-accredited physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education programs are eligible to take the National Physical Therapy Examination and apply for licensure in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information regarding state qualifications and licensure requirements, refer to the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy website.
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College
    Sidney Kimmel Medical College is accredited by Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). Per the LCME, as the only accrediting body for allopathic medical schools in the US, LCME accreditation ensures that our graduates have met all licensing requirements in all 50 states, as well as US territories. Additional information is available at LCME.
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