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Occupational License Notification

One or more programs offered by Texas A&M University-Central Texas may prepare an individual for an initial occupational license as defined under Texas Occupations Code 58.001.  In accordance with state law, please be advised of the following:

 

  1. An individual who has been convicted of an offense may be ineligible for issuance of an occupational license upon completion of the educational program;
  2. Each licensing authority that may issue an occupational license to an individual who completes an educational program must establish guidelines which state the reasons a particular crime is considered to relate to a particular license and any other criterion that affects the decisions of the licensing authority. A list of current state licensing authorities related to educational programs offered can be found below.
  3. Local or county licensing authorities may issue additional guidelines related to criminal history. Applicants should contact their respective local or county licensing authority for more details. 
  4. A person may request a criminal history evaluation letter regarding the personal eligibility for a license issued by a licensing authority under Texas Occupations Code 53.102.

 

Students are encouraged to review all applicable eligibility requirements related to the respective occupational license.  Questions related to eligibility requirements should be directed to the applicable licensing authority.

 

Degree Credential Agency External Link
College of Arts & Sciences      
English, BA (with Teacher Certification) Teacher Certification Texas Education Agency Criminal History Evaluation
Criminal History FAQ
History, BA (with Teacher Certification) Teacher Certification Texas Education Agency Criminal History Evaluation
Criminal History FAQ
Mathematics, BS (with Teacher Certification) Teacher Certification Texas Education Agency Criminal History Evaluation
Criminal History FAQ
Political Science, BS (with Teacher Certification) Teacher Certification Texas Education Agency Criminal History Evaluation
Criminal History FAQ
Nursing, BSN Registered Nurse Texas Board of Nursing Criminal History Information
Social Work, BSW  Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners Criminal History Information
College of Business Administration      
Accounting, BBA Certified Public Accountant Texas State Board of Public Accountancy Criminal History Information
Accounting, MS Certified Public Accountant Texas State Board of Public Accountancy Criminal History Information
College of Education      
Interdisciplinary Studies, BS (with Teacher Certification) Teacher Certification Texas Education Agency Criminal History Evaluation
Criminal History FAQ
Clinical Mental Health Counseling, MS Licensed Professional Counselor Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors Criminal History Information
Counseling, MEd Licensed Professional Counselor Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors Criminal History Information
School Counselor Certification Texas Education Agency Criminal History Evaluation
Criminal History FAQ
Curriculum and Instruction, MEd (with Teacher Certification) Teacher Certification Texas Education Agency Criminal History Evaluation
Criminal History FAQ
Curriculum and Instruction, MEd  Reading Specialist Certification Texas Education Agency Criminal History Evaluation
Criminal History FAQ
Educational Leadership, MEd Principal Certificate
Superintendent Certificate
Texas Education Agency Criminal History Evaluation
Criminal History FAQ
Marriage & Family Therapy, MS Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists Criminal History Information
School Psychology, SSP Licensed Specialist in School Psycohology Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists Criminal History Information