Licensure Requirements

National Licensure Requirements Southeast Tech's curriculum meets state licensure requirements in the following states: Southeast Tech's curriculum does not meet the state requirements for: There has been no determination made as to if Southeast Tech's curriculum meets licensure requirements in:

Cardiac Sonography, AAS

Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology must pass the Adult Echocardography exam administered by American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography in order to obtain licensure and begin practice as a registered diagnostic cardiac sonographer.  South Dakota, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming N/A American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, The Republic of the Marshall Islands, The Federated States of Micronesia, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, The Republic of Palau, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands

Certified Nursing Assistant, Single Course

Students completing the Certified Nurses Aid course must pass the South Dakota Nurse's Assistant Certification exam in order to obtain a certificate to begin practice as a certified nurses assistant. South Dakota N/A Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Virginal, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Dental Assisting, Diploma

Graduates of the Diploma in Dental Assisting must pass the Dental Assisting National Board for National Entry Level Dental Assistant (NELDA) exam in order to obtain licensure and begin practice as a registered dental assistant. South Dakota, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Virginal, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming Alabama, Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, The Republic of the Marshall Islands, The Federated States of Micronesia, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, The Republic of Palau, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands

Diagnostic Medical Sonography, AAS

Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology must pass the three part exam administered by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography in order to obtain licensure and begin practice as a registered diagnostic medical sonography technologist.  South Dakota, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming N/A American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, The Republic of the Marshall Islands, The Federated States of Micronesia, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, The Republic of Palau, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands

Electrician, AAS

Most states require electricians to be licensed through a combination of hours of experience, exams, and training. Incoming SoutheastTech students are licensed as apprentice electricians in South Dakota. Upon completion of the Electrician program, a Southeast Tech graduate receives 2,000 hours towards their journeyman license in South Dakota. South Dakota Alaska, California Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Emergency Medical Technician, Single Course

Students completing the Emergency Medical Technology course must pass the Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) exam administered by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians in order to obtain a licensure and begin practice as an emergency medical technician. South Dakota N/A Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, The Republic of the Marshall Islands, The Federated States of Micronesia, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, The Republic of Palau, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands

Invasive Cardiovascular Technology, AAS

Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology must pass the Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) exam administered by Cardiovascular Credentialing International in order to obtain licensure and begin practice as a certified invasive cardiovascular technologist.  South Dakota, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Virginal, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming N/A American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, The Republic of the Marshall Islands, The Federated States of Micronesia, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, The Republic of Palau, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands

Licensed Practical Nurse, Diploma

Graduates of the Diploma in Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) must pass the National Council Licensure Examination Registered Nurse (NCLEX-PN) in order to obtain licensure and begin practice as a registered nurse. South Dakota, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming Louisiana, Nebraska Alaska, California, Connecticut, Maryland, New Hampshire, American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, The Republic of the Marshall Islands, The Federated States of Micronesia, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, The Republic of Palau, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands

Medical Assistant, Diploma

Graduates of the Diploma in Medical Assisting must pass the Certified Medical Assessment (AAMA) exam administered by the American Association of Medical Assistants in order to obtain licensure and begin practice as a certified medical assistant. South Dakota, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Virginal, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming N/A American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, The Republic of the Marshall Islands, The Federated States of Micronesia, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, The Republic of Palau, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands

Paramedic Science, AAS

  Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Jersey, Nevada, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming New Hampshire American Samoa, California, District of Columbia, Guam, Hawaii, Kansas, The Republic of the Marshall Islands, Maine, Michigan, The Federated States of Micronesia, Mississippi, New Mexico, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, The Republic of Palau, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Texas, The Virgin Islands, Utah

Pharmacy Technician, Diploma

Graduates of the Diploma in Pharmacy Technician must pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCB) exam administered order to obtain licensure and begin practice as a certified pharmacy technician. South Dakota, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Virginal, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming N/A American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, The Republic of the Marshall Islands, The Federated States of Micronesia, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, The Republic of Palau, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands

Phlebotomy Technician, Certificate

Graduates of the Diploma in Phlebotomy must pass the National Health Care Association Exam (NHA) exam in order to obtain a certificate to begin practice as a certified phlebotomy technician. South Dakota, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming California, Louisiana, Nevada, Washington American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, The Republic of the Marshall Islands, The Federated States of Micronesia, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, The Republic of Palau, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands

Plumbing and Mechanical Systems, Diploma

Most states require plumbers to be licensed through a combination of hours of experience, exams, and training. Incoming Southeast Technical College students are licensed as apprentice plumbers in South Dakota. Upon completion of the Plumbing program, a Southeast Technical College graduate receives 1900 hours towards their journeyman license in South Dakota.
Southeast Technical College graduates can receive additional hours towards their South Dakota Journeyman License while working in different states.  Those individuals can apply for and successfully test to receive their SD Journeyman License which is effective in SD, ND, Iowa and Minnesota. South Dakota has reciprocity with other states as long as they are on the Uniform Plumbing Code or International Plumbing Code.
Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota N/A Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, The Republic of the Marshall Islands, The Federated States of Micronesia, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, The Republic of Palau, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands

Real Estate Pre-Licensing, Single Course

Students completing the Real Estate Pre-Licensing course must pass the licensing exam administered in order to obtain a licensure and begin practice as a broker associate. South Dakota N/A Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, The Republic of the Marshall Islands, The Federated States of Micronesia, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, The Republic of Palau, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands

Registered Nurse, AAS

Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science in Registered Nursing (RN) must pass the National Council Licensure Examination Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN) in order to obtain licensure and begin practice as a registered nurse. South Dakota, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming Kansas California, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Hampshire, American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, The Republic of the Marshall Islands, The Federated States of Micronesia, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, The Republic of Palau, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands

Surgical Technology, AAS

Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology must pass the National Certification Exam for Surgical Technologist exam administered by National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) in order to obtain licensure and begin practice as a certified surgical technologist.  Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Virginal, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming N/A American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, The Republic of the Marshall Islands, The Federated States of Micronesia, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, The Republic of Palau, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands

Vascular Sonography, AAS

Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science in Vascular Sonography must pass the Vascular Technology exam administered by the ARDMS in order to obtain licensure and begin practice as a certified vascular sonography technologist.  South Dakota, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming N/A American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, The Republic of the Marshall Islands, The Federated States of Micronesia, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, The Republic of Palau, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands

Veterinary Technician, AAS

Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technician must pass the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) exam administered by American Association of Veterinary State Boards in order to obtain registration and begin practice as a certified veterinary technician.  South Dakota N/A Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

* Note: This chart represents states where our curriculum meets the states' requirements; however, it is not intended to imply that Southeast Technical College enrolls all students from all states. For specific information regarding enrolling, please contact our admissions office.