State Authorization | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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NC-SARA Institution SealTexas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to  state oversight of postsecondary distance education. NC-SARA covers distance education learning, including most out-of-state field experiences. California is currently the only state that is not a NC-SARA member. As a public institution, TTUHSC is exempt from state oversight in California and not required to register with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). 

NC-SARA Approved (Red) and Non-Approved (Black) States:

            NC-SARA Approved States

Professional Licensure

Institutional membership in NC-SARA does not guarantee that professional licensure requirements are met. Please see the HSC professional licensing board determinations below:

School of Health Professions 
School of Medicine
School of Nursing 
School of Pharmacy

It is important to remember that it is the decision of the licensing board in the student's respective state to determine if eligibility requirements are met. For questions about licensure eligibility, we encourage students to contact their respective state licensing board.

State licensing board contact information by school and program:

Student Complaints

Student complaints should first be filed with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC). Students may ask the NC-SARA complaint resolution contact in the state in which the student is located for assistance

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