Professional Licensure Disclosures
Hazard Community and Technical College System (HCTC) offer courses, certificate programs, diplomas, and associate degrees that may lead to licensure or certification that is required for employment in your state. Requirements for licensure or certification in other states may vary. HCTC is a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (NC-SARA) which allows us to provide distance learning programs (both online and in the form of supervised field experiences) and coursework to residents of states other than Kentucky. HCTC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), a regional accreditation body recognized by the US Department of Education. For more information, visit HCTC Accreditation Website.
If you currently live outside of Kentucky, be aware there may be additional requirements needed to obtain licensure or certification in your state. HCTC has made every effort to ensure the educational requirements for licensure or certification information is correct; however, state requirements may change following the publication of this information. Consult with your state’s licensing/certification board to determine if your chosen path of study will meet their requirements.
Many programs may lead to licensure or certification that can be desirable for employment. Only those programs that are required by the state for employment are listed here.
- Commerical Driver's License (CDL)
- Nursing (LPN and RN)
- Physical Therapist Assistant
- Surgical Technology
- Surveying and Mapping
- Unmanned Systems Technology
All programs listed above meet state authorization for Kentucky residents. Please check the Licensure Status for all other states to ensure you are making appropriate decisions for enrollment in these programs.