ASN Requirements - **Check with the college for the most current requirments
Licensed Psychiatric tech in AR, & CO ONLY
Licensed, Certified or Registered Midwife
LPN/LVN
Military Service Corpsman
Paramedic
Physician's Assistant
Respiratory Therapist

BSN Requirements - Check with the college for the most current requirments
RN
Diploma RN


State Boards of Nursing

ALWAYS contact your BON to verify current licensure requirements
& endorsement policy before enrolling!!!!!!


**Alabama Board of Nursing**
The Alabama Board of Nursing does not license Excelsior College graduates by examination or endorsement.
If you have completed additional courses with clinical instruction, you may be eligible for licensure.
It is suggested you contact the Alabama Board of Nursing.
Phone: (800) 656-5318 or (334)242-4360
Fax: (334) 242-4360
Website: www.abn.state.al.us/
Email: abn@abn.state.al.us

Alaska Section of Public Health Nursing
Phone: (907) 269-8161
Fax: (907) 269-8196
Website: www.commerce.state.ak.us/occ/pnur.htm
Email: license@alaska.gov or
Email Licensing Examiners:
A-K- faith.kellerman@alaska.gov
L-Z- abraham.weiss@alaska.gov

Arizona State Board of Nursing*
Direct licensure: Students must complete a 120-hour clinical preceptorship.
This is completed before graduation and is administered by Excelsior College at specific hospitals in Arizona.
An additional fee is charged for the preceptorship.
Endorsement: Graduates may endorse into Arizona with 960 hours of RN clinical experience or complete the
120-hour clinical preceptorship. Excelsior College administers the preceptorship at specific hospitals in
Arizona. An additional fee is charged for the preceptorship.
Phone: (602) 889-5150
Fax: (602) 889-5155
Website: www.azbn.gov/Default.aspx
Email: arizona@azbn.gov

Arkansas State Board of Nursing**
Phone: (501) 686-2700
Fax: (501) 686-2714
Website: www.arsbn.org
Contact Form: www.arsbn.org./contact_us.html

California Board of Vocational Nursing & Psychiatric Technicians
Phone: (916) 263-7800
Fax: (916) 263-7855
Website: www.bvnpt.ca.gov/
Email: bvnpt@dca.ca.gov

**California Board of Registered Nursing**
The California Board of Nursing does not license Excelsior College graduates enrolled after December 5, 2003,
by examination or by endorsement. 
Phone: (916) 332-3350
Fax: (916) 574-7697
TDD: (916) 322-1700
Website: www.rn.ca.gov/
Email: brn_licensing@dca.ca.gov

Colorado Board of Nursing*
Direct licensure: Students who enrolled after January 1, 2006, must complete a preceptorship after graduation. This preceptorship is approved and administered by the Colorado Board of Nursing. LPNs/LVNs must complete a 350-hour preceptorship and non-LPNs/LVNs must complete 750 hours.  Endorsement: Graduates enrolled after January 1, 2006, may apply for licensure by endorsement with 2000 hours of RN experience (or complete the preceptorship).
Phone: (303) 894-2430
Fax: (303) 894-2821
Website: www.dora.state.co.us/nursing/
Email: registrations@dora.state.co.us

Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nursing
RN Phone: (860) 509-8389
LPN Phone: (860) 509-8390
General Phone: (860) 509-7648
Fax: (860) 509-7553
Website: www.dph.state.ct.us/
Contact Form: http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3143&q=388910
Email: webmaster.dph@ct.gov

Delaware Board of Nursing*
Direct licensure: Excelsior College graduates are not eligible for licensure by examination in Delaware. 
Endorsement: As of January 2014, graduates with 400 hours of RN experience within the two years immediately preceding application are eligible for licensure by endorsement.
Phone: (302) 744-4515
Fax: (302) 739-2711
Website: http://dpr.delaware.gov/boards/nursing/index.shtml
Email: customerservice.dpr@state.de.us

District of Columbia Board of Nursing
Phone: (877) 244-1689
Fax: (202) 727-8241
Website: www.dchealth.dc.gov
Email: hpla.doh@dc.gov

Florida Board of Nursing
Phone: (850) 488-0595
Fax: (850) 487-9626
Website: www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/nursing/
Email: MQAMedicalQualityAssurance@doh.state.fl.us
Contact Form: http://esetappsdoh.doh.state.fl.us/contactussearch/DOHFeedback.aspx?Email=MedicalQualityAssurance@doh.state.fl.us

Georgia State Board of Licensed Practical Nurses*
Phone: (478) 207-2440
LPN Fax: (478) 207-1354
RN Fax: (478) 207-1660
RN Website: http://sos.georgia.gov/plb/rn/default.htm
LPN Website: http://sos.georgia.gov/plb/lpn/

Hawaii Board of Nursing
Phone: (808) 586-2695
Toll free: (808) 586-3000
Website: http://hawaii.gov/dcca/areas/pvl/boards/nursing/
Email: nursing@dcca.hawaii.gov or pvl@dcca.hawaii.gov

Idaho Board of Nursing
Phone: (208) 334-3110
Fax: (208) 334-3262
Website: www2.state.id.us/ibn/index.htm
Email: lcoley@ibn.idaho.gov

Illinois Department of Professional Regulation*
Direct licensure: The Illinois Board of Nursing does not allow licensure by examination for Excelsior College graduates. 
Endorsement: Graduates may endorse with 2 years of RN clinical practice. The Board of Nursing regulations state, "a year of clinical practice consists of not less than 1500 hours of direct patient care."
Springfield Office:
Phone: (217) 785-0800
Fax: (217) 782-7645
Chicago Office:
Phone (Chicago): (312) 814-4500
Phone (Springfield): (217) 785-0800
Website: www.idfpr.com/dpr/WHO/nurs.asp
Contact Form: http://www.idfpr.com/dpr/e_mail/prfgrp09.asp

Indiana State Board of Nursing
Phone: (317) 234-2043
Fax: (317) 233-4236
Website: www.in.gov/pla/2373.htm
Email: pla2@pla.IN.gov

Iowa Board of Nursing
Phone: (515) 281-3255
Fax: (515) 281-4825
Website: www.iowa.gov/nursing/
Email: ibon@iowa.gov

Kansas State Board of Nursing*
Direct licensure: The Kansas Board of Nursing does not allow licensure by examination for Excelsior College graduates. 
Endorsement: All graduates with an enrollment date on or after February 16, 2005, must endorse in with 1000 hours of RN experience.
Phone: (785) 296-4929
Fax: (785) 296-3929
Website: www.ksbn.org
Contact Form: www.ksbn.org/feedback.htm

Kentucky Board of Nursing
Phone: (502) 429-3300
Toll free: (800)-305-2042
Fax: (502) 429-3311
Website: www.kbn.ky.gov/
Contact Form (education): http://www.kbn.ky.gov/license/namechg_contact.htm

Louisiana State Board of Nursing
Only students enrolled before 06/2018 can sit boards in LA and must complete the program by 2022. 
You can endorse from another state with 6 months documented experience.
Phone: (225) 763-3570
Fax: (225) 763-350
Website: www.lsbn.state.la.us/
Email: lsbn@lsbn.state.la.us

Maine State Board of Nursing
Phone: (207) 287-1133
Fax: (207) 287-1149
Website: www.maine.gov/boardofnursing/
Email: grace.doyon@maine.gov

Maryland Board of Nursing*
Direct licensure: The Maryland Board of Nursing does not allow licensure by examination for Excelsior College graduates.  Endorsement: Excelsior College graduates may apply for licensure by endorsement if they have worked as an RN for 1000 hours within the 12-month period immediately preceding the date of application for licensure.
Phone: (410) 585-1900
Toll free: (888) 202-9861
Fax: (410) 358-3530
Website: www.mbon.org/main.php
Email: daversa@dhmh.state.md.us

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing
Phone: (617) 973-0800
Toll free: (800) 414-0168
Fax: (617) 973-0984
Contact Form

Michigan Department of Community Health
Phone: (517) 335-0918
Fax: (517) 373-2179
Website: www.michigan.gov/mdch/
Email: bhpinfo@michigan.gov
Contact Form

Minnesota Board of Nursing
Phone: (612) 617-2270
Fax: (612) 617-2190
Hearing/Speech Relay: (800) 627-3529
Website: www.state.mn.us/portal/mn/jsp/home.do?agency=NursingBoard
Email: Nursing.Board@State.MN.US

Mississippi Board of Nursing
Phone: (601) 987-4188 or (601) 944-4826
Fax: (601) 364-2352
Website: http://www.msbn.state.ms.us
Email: info@msbn.state.ms.us

Missouri State Board of Nursing
Phone: (573) 751-0681
Fax: (573) 751-0075
TTY: (800) 735-2966
Voice Relay: (800) 735-2466
Website: http://pr.mo.gov/nursing.asp
Email: nursing@pr.mo.gov

Montana State Board of Nursing
Phone: (406) 841-2300
Fax: (406) 841-2305
TTD: (406) 444-0532
Website: http://mt.gov/dli/nur/
Contact Form: http://mt.gov/dli/bsd/license/bsd_boards/nur_board/email_form.asp

Nebraska Health and Human Services System
Phone: (402) 471-4376
Fax: (402) 471-1066
Website: www.hhs.state.ne.us/crl/nursing/nursingindex.htm
Email: charlene.kelly@dhhs.ne.gov

Nevada State Board of Nursing
Phone: (702) 486-5800
Toll free: (888) 590-6726
Fax: (702) 486-5803
Website: www.nursingboard.state.nv.us
Email: nursingboard@nsbn.state.nv.us

New Hampshire Board of Nursing
Phone: (603) 271-2323
Fax: (603) 271-6605
Website: http://www.nh.gov/nursing/
Email: boardquestions@nursing.state.nh.us

New Jersey Board of Nursing
Phone: (973) 504-6430
Fax: (973) 648-3481
Website: www.nj.gov/lps/ca/medical/nursing.htm
Email: Amber.Johnson@lps.state.nj.us

New Mexico Board of Nursing
Phone: (505) 841-8340
Fax: (505) 841-8347
Website: http://www.bon.state.nm.us/
Email: cathy.baca@state.nm.us
Contact Form:www.bon.state.nm.us/contact_form.php

New York State Board of Nursing
Phone: (518) 474-3817
Fax: (518) 474-1449
Website: www.op.nysed.gov/nurse.htm
Email: op4info@mail.nysed.gov

North Carolina Board of Nursing
Phone: (919) 782-3211
Fax: (919) 781-9461
Website: www.ncbon.com/
Email: Email@ncbon.com

North Dakota Board of Nursing *
Direct licensure: The North Dakota Board of Nursing does not allow licensure by examination for Excelsior College graduates. 
Endorsement: All graduates may apply for licensure by endorsement with 400 hours of RN experience.
Phone: (701) 328-9777
Fax: (701) 328-9785
Website: www.ndbon.org/
Contact form: http://www.ndbon.org/contact/default.asp

Ohio Board of Nursing
Phone: (614) 466-3947
Fax: (614) 466-0388
Website: www.nursing.ohio.gov/
Email: board@nursing.ohio.gov

Oklahoma Board of Nursing*
Direct licensure: Students are required to complete a 60-hour clinical preceptorship prior to graduation. Excelsior College administers the preceptorship at a specific hospital in Oklahoma. An additional fee is charged for the preceptorship. 
Endorsement: Graduates must complete a 60-hour preceptorship. Excelsior College administers the preceptorship at a specific hospital in Oklahoma. An additional fee is charged for the preceptorship.
Phone: (405) 962-1800
Fax: (405) 962-1821
Website: www.ok.gov/nursing/

Oregon State Board of Nursing
Phone: (971) 673-0685
Fax: (971) 673-0684
Website: www.oregon.gov/OSBN/
Email: oregon.bn.info@state.or.us

Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing
Phone: (717) 783-7142
Fax: (717) 783-0822
Website: http://www.dos.state.pa.us/bpoa/cwp/view.asp?a=1104&q=432883
Email: ST-NURSE@state.pa.us

Rhode Island Board of Nurse
Phone: (401) 222-5700
Fax: (401) 222-3352
Website: www.health.ri.gov/hsr/professions/nurses.php
Email: Pamela.McCue@health.ri.gov@health.ri.gov

South Carolina State Board of Nursing
Phone: (803) 896-4550
Fax: (803) 896-4525
Website: www.llr.state.sc.us/pol/nursing/
Email: nurseboard@llr.sc.gov

South Dakota Board of Nursing
Phone: (605) 362-2760
Fax: (605) 362-2768
Website: http://doh.sd.gov/boards/nursing/
Email: Robert.Garrigan@state.sd.us

Tennessee State Board of Nursing
Phone: (615) 532-3202
Toll free: (800) -778-4123
Website: http://health.state.tn.us/Boards/Nursing/index.htm
Email: tn.health@state.tn.us

Texas Board of Nurse Examiners (RN)
Phone: (512) 305-7400
Fax: (512) 305-7401
Website: www.bne.state.tx.us/
Email: webmaster@bne.state.tx.us

Utah State Board of Nursing
Phone: (801) 530-6628
Toll free: (866) 275-3675
Fax: (801) 530-6511
Website: www.dopl.utah.gov/licensing/nursing.html
Email: doplweb@utah.gov
Contact Form: www.dopl.utah.gov/contact.html

Vermont State Board of Nursing*
All graduates with enrollment date of July 1, 2006 and after must have 480 hours of RN experience to endorse into the state.
Phone: (802) 828-2396
Website: http://vtprofessionals.org/opr1/nurses/
Email (US): nmorin@sec.state.vt.us
Email (Foreign): foreign_nurse@sec.state.vt.us

Virginia Board of Nursing
Initial Licensure: Graduates applying for direct licensure will be issued a provisional RN license with requirements to work for a predetermined number of hours before being issued an RN license. For graduates who were LPNs/LVNs upon enrollment with Excelsior College, the required number of hours to work with a provisional RN license is 350. For all other graduates, the required number of hours to work with a provisional license is 500.  Endorsement: Graduates may apply for licensure by endorsement if they have 960 hours of RN experience.
Phone: (804) 367-4515
Fax: (804) 527-4455
Website: http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/nursing/default.htm
Email: nursebd@dhp.virginia.gov

**Washington State Department of Health*
Graduates enrolled prior to March 3, 2017 with LPN licensure are eligible to apply for initial licensure if all program requirements, including the CPNE, are completed by May 24, 2020. Graduates are required to complete a 200-hour preceptorship after graduation. This preceptorship must be approved and will be administered by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.  Endorsement: Graduates may apply for licensure by endorsement with 1000 hours of RN experience.

Phone: (360) 236-4700
Fax: (360) 236-4818
Website: https://fortress.wa.gov/doh/hpqa1/hps6/Nursing/default.htm
Email: hpqa.csc@doh.wa.gov

West Virginia State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses
Phone: (304) 558-3572
Toll free: (877) 558-LPNS
Charleston area: 558-LPNS
Fax: (304) 558-4367
Website: www.lpnboard.state.wv.us/
Email: lpnboard@state.wv.us

West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses
Phone: (304) 558-3596
Toll free: (877) 743-NURS (6877)
Fax: (304) 558-3666
Website: www.wvrnboard.com/
Email: rnboard@state.wv.us

Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing
Main Phone: (608) 266-2112
Bureau of Health Service Professions: (608) 266-0145
Bureau of Health Professions: (608) 266-2811
Toll Free: (877) 617-1565
Fax: (608) 267-0644
Website: http://drl.wi.gov/boards/nur/
Email: web@drl.state.wi.us

Wyoming State Board of Nursing
Phone: (307) 777-7601
Fax: (307) 777-3519
Website: http://nursing.state.wy.us/
Email: wynursing@state.wy.us