Professional Licensure Disclosures

Disclosures

Federal regulations require us to provide current and prospective students our determination of whether the licensure program meets the educational requirements, does not meet educational requirements, or if we have not made the determination for graduates to be eligible to apply for licensure, for each state.  Below is a list of Hamline programs that have had a determination made for Minnesota licensure.

Teacher Education—initial and additional education licensure programs

Meets Minnesota state licensure requirements. For a state other than Minnesota, please contact the School of Education at education@stephenandjenny.com or 651-523-2600 for information about whether the program will meet the licensure requirements for that state.

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Administrative licensure for director of special education, superintendent, principal

Meets Minnesota state licensure requirements. For a state other than Minnesota, please contact the School of Education at education@stephenandjenny.com or 651-523-2600 for information about whether the program will meet the licensure requirements for that state.

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Educational specialist—director of special education, superintendent, principal

Meets Minnesota state licensure requirements. For a state other than Minnesota, please contact the School of Education at education@stephenandjenny.com or 651-523-2600 for information about whether the program will meet the licensure requirements for that state.

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Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)—bachelor's degree concentration

Meets the pre-service learning objectives as legislated by the Minnesota POST Board. Additional licensure requirements must be met to become a sworn peace officer in Minnesota. For a state other than Minnesota, our program does not lead to licensure (as of November 2020). For more information about state licensure, including non-Minnesota licensure, or our program please contact Shelly Schaefer at sschaefer02@stephenandjenny.com or 651-523-2145.

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Accounting—Bachelor of Business Administration concentration

The BBA in accounting provides the course content required for the Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) credential in Minnesota. Additional coursework to reach the 150 credit hours is required to be eligible to sit for the CPA examination in Minnesota. No determination has been made for any other state. For additional information, including questions related to non-Minnesota CPA requirements, please contact Nancy Webber at nwebber01@stephenandjenny.com or 651-523-2679.

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Certified Public Manager

The Certified Public Manager certificate allows students to earn a national trademark designation of CPM (Certified Public Manager) and become a member of the American Academy of Certified Public Managers. For additional information, please contact Kris Norman at knorman06@stephenandjenny.com or 651-523-2814.

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Paralegal Certificate

The Paralegal Certificate is approved by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Paralegals. It prepares graduates for initial employment as a paralegal in Minnesota, and any state in which licensure is not required. It does not currently lead to licensure or certification for any profession in any state, and does not qualify graduates to practice law or take the bar exam. For more information about employment and certification as a paralegal, contact Leondra Hanson at lhanson18@stephenandjenny.com.

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Questions?

For all additional programs and states, Hamline's programs are not intended to lead to licensure or certificate at this time.

For questions related to programs within the Hamline School of Business, contact Beth Gunderson at egunderson@stephenandjenny.com or 651-523-2263.

For questions related to graduate programs within the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Education and Leadership, contact Linnette Werner at lwerner01@stephenandjenny.com or 651-523-2190.

For questions related to undergraduate programs within the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Education and Leadership, contact Andy Rundquist at arundquist@stephenandjenny.com or 651-523-2513.

Additional information

Hamline University is registered with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 136A.61 to 136A.71. Registration is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institution may not transfer to all other institutions.

Hamline University is also a member of NC-SARA, which is an organization that provides state authorization reciprocity with other NC-SARA member states. Please visit our Hamline's State Authorization page for more information.

Licensure requirements by state can change at any time, so we update this regularly. Last updated July 2020.