State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA)

Professional Licensure Disclosures

In addition to the institution’s accreditation, some programs offered at Mitchell Community College can lead to participants earning a license or certification. These programs have earned accreditation by industry specific accrediting bodies . Please use the contact information for Professional Licensing Boards to learn about the required licensing or certification for your desired program, and the state specific requirements if you are a non-North Carolina resident that wishes to participate in one of these programs. Professional Licensure Board Contacts by State

Some programs at Mitchell Community College lead to a license and/or certification in North Carolina. Beginning July 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education regulations require disclosures for all programs leading to a license or certification. Disclosures will be provided for all states and will indicate whether the program meets licensure requirements, does not meet licensure requirements or has not yet been determined for each state.

The US Department of Education provides information about most licensed professions by state.

Health Sciences/Education

Linda Wiersch

Dean of Nursing, Natural and Health Sciences

(704) 878-3302


Associate Degree Nursing Licensure Disclosure

Early Childhood Education Licensure Disclosure

Medical Assisting Licensure Disclosure

Nurse Aide Licensure Disclosure

RIBN (Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses) Licensure Disclosure


Allied Health

Pat Pence

NC NA I Program Coordinator

(704) 873-8268


Janet Menster

Allied Health Coordinator


Medication Aide Certification Licensure Disclosure

Nurse Aide I Licensure Disclosure

Nurse Aide II Licensure Disclosure

Cosmetic Arts

Gaye McConnell


Cosmetology Licensure Disclosure

Esthetics Technology Licensure Disclosure

Manincuring/Nail Technology Licensure Disclosure


Public Safety

David Bullins

Director of Public Safety

(704) 978-5446


Basic Law Enforcement Training Licensure Disclosure

Dentention Officer Licensure Disclosure

Emergency Medical Science Licensure Disclosure

Fire Protection Technology Licensure Disclosure

Firefighter I Licensure Disclosure

Firefighter II Licensure Disclosure


Real Estate

Jean Manall


Real Estate Licensure Disclosure