Licensure/Certification Program

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This information is reviewed for accuracy at least once every year in the month of June, but information will be updated ahead of this schedule if new and specific Program information is officially revealed to UNLV. Program representatives have collected this information and determined its accuracy to the best of their ability. If changes are made, UNLV will alert affected students by email, directing them to the information. If there are no changes, no emails will be sent. If you are an enrolled student at UNLV and officially report a change in the state where you are physically located and/or change to a different professional Program, UNLV will also direct you to the information by email.

The educational curriculum for your Program may or may not meet educational requirements for the state in which you are located and/or the state where you intend to practice. Pay close attention to the information to help guide decisions regarding your education and professional goals.

UNLV is required to disclose whether its curriculum meets or does not meet the curriculum requirements of other U.S. states and territories. If UNLV has not yet determined if its curriculum meets or does not meet the requirements in another state or territory, this must also be disclosed. This information is provided in the table.

Please also keep in mind that there are many requirements for the Program in addition to curriculum requirements. Licensure boards in different states and territories most often require that other criteria also be met for licensure/certification, including but not limited to:

  • passing post-graduation specific examinations;
  • graduating from programs accredited by specific accrediting agencies;
  • proof of working/practicing a specified number of hours in the discipline;
  • character, fitness, and age qualifications;
  • background checks;
  • citizenship; proof of a social security number;
  • fingerprint card;
  • drug screening;
  • and proof of malpractice insurance.

Prior to enrolling in or changing to a different Program, you should contact the licensure board in the state in which you wish to practice for the most complete and up to date information pertaining to your Program.  

It is important that you understand, should you change your Program, change your state of residence, and/or change where you intend to practice during your matriculation at UNLV, the Program requirements can be very different based upon the state involved. Also, understand that UNLV is under no obligation to change or adapt its curriculum, or secure any necessary authorizations that may be required from another state or that state’s professional licensure board should students relocate to another state during the course of their matriculation in a Program.

It is highly recommended that you contact the appropriate licensing agency in the state where you are located and/or intend to practice to confirm requirements.

Finally, you are reminded that you are obligated to give notice to UNLV to update your state of residence if you do relocate to another state during the term of your Program. Changes to the address for your physical location can be updated through MyUNLV.

Certificate in Radiography

States / Territories Eligibility Additional Information State's Professional Licensure Board's Website
Alaska (AK) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; Does not license x-ray
Alabama (AL) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; Does not license x-ray
Arkansas (AR) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
American Samoa (AS) Meets   Does not license ultrasound;  
Arizona (AZ) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
California (CA) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Colorado (CO) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Connecticut (CT) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
District of Columbia (DC) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; Does not license x-ray
Delaware (DE) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Florida (FL) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Georgia (GA) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; Does not license x-ray
Guam (GU) Meets   Does not license ultrasound;  
Hawaii (HI) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Iowa (IA) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Idaho (ID) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; Does not license x-ray
Illinois (IL) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Indiana (IN) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Kansas (KS) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Kentucky (KY) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Louisiana (LA) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Massachusetts (MA) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Maryland (MD) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Maine (ME) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Michigan (MI) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; Does not license x-ray
Minnesota (MN) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Missouri (MO) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; Does not license x-ray
Northern Mariana Islands (MP) Meets   Does not license ultrasound;  
Mississippi (MS) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Montana (MT) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
North Carolina (NC) Meets Does not legally required a license to do ultrasound Does not license x-ray
North Dakota (ND) Meets State of North Dakota requires that all applicants for a license have graduated from an Ultrasound Program and be a registered sonographer. View website
Nebraska (NE) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
New Hampshire (NH) Meets Does not legally require a license to do ultrasound except for Breast in the state. View website
New Jersey (NJ) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
New Mexico (NM) Meets Does not legally required a license to do ultrasound View website
Nevada (NV) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
New York (NY) Meets Does not legally required a license to do ultrasound Does not license ultrasound; View website
Ohio (OH) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Oklahoma (OK) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; Does not license x-ray
Oregon (OR) Meets State licensure includes finger prints and background checks only. It does not dictate the academic necessities for performing all types of ultrasound. View website
Pennsylvania (PA) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Puerto Rico (PR) Meets   Does not license ultrasound;  
Rhode Island (RI) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
South Carolina (SC) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
South Dakota (SD) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; Does not license x-ray
Tennessee (TN) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Texas (TX) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Utah (UT) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Virginia (VA) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Virgin Islands (VI) Meets   Does not license ultrasound;  
Vermont (VT) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Washington (WA) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Wisconsin (WI) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
West Virginia (WV) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website
Wyoming (WY) Meets   Does not license ultrasound; View website