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Professional Licensure Disclosures

William Penn University offers academic programs leading to degrees in a number of fields for which professional practice requires license or certification by state, local, or professional boards. The curricula in these programs have been designed to be consistent with recognized professional and national standards, as well as the standards set forth by the Iowa licensing boards governing each of these disciplines. However, the requirements of the state boards and licensing agencies vary greatly over time and from state to state. Therefore, William Penn University makes no representation, warranty, or guarantee that successful completion of the degree or certificate program will permit or guarantee that a state board or licensing agency will accept a graduate’s application for licensure. No statement made at any time by any member of the William Penn faculty or any other representative of William Penn shall be deemed to be such a representation, warranty, or commitment.

William Penn University offers both the Pre-licensure and RN-BSN nursing programs leading to a nursing degree for which professional practice requires a license or certification by state, local, or professional boards.

The Pre-licensure program and the RN-BSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (https://www.ccneaccreditation.org). The curricula in these programs have been designed to be consistent with recognized professional and national standards, as well as the standards set forth by the Iowa Board of Nursing licensing boards, governing each of these disciplines.

The requirements of the state boards and licensing agencies vary over time and from state to state. Therefore, William Penn University recommends that Nursing Boards are taken in the State of Iowa prior to transferring this licensure to another state.

William Penn University makes no representation, warranty, or guarantee that successful completion of the degree or certificate program will permit or guarantee that any other state board or licensing agency will accept a graduate’s application for licensure. No statement made at any time by any member of the William Penn University faculty or any other representative of William Penn University shall be deemed to be such a representation, warranty, or commitment

Degree or endorsement programs offered by William Penn University that prepare students for licensure as educators are designed to meet the licensure standards set by the Iowa Department of Education. William Penn University has not determined whether a particular degree or endorsement program meets requirements for licensure in all 50 states.

Students seeking licensure in a state outside of Iowa are advised to request further assistance with determining licensure requirements in other states by contacting the Licensure Official at William Penn University, Dana Oswald, oswaldd@wmpenn.edu.

Additional information on state entities overseeing professional teaching licensure can also be found at the U.S. Department of Education website – State Contacts page.