Professional Licensure and Certification Information

Santa Fe College has made the determination that our degree programs or curricula meet educational requirements for professional licensure in Florida only. Students should use the links listed below to access national and other state requirements and agencies to investigate licensure for those areas. Please note that some programs have more than one type of licensure or certification that can be obtained, so multiple links are listed for them.

Cardiovascular Sonography
Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) examination from CCI 
Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RCDS) examination from ARDMS 
Registered Vascular Specialist (RVS) examination from CCIRegistered Vascular Technologist (RVT) examination from ARDMS

Clinical Laboratory Science Program
MLS Medical Laboratory Scientist examination using the ASCP application from ASCP  
Medical Laboratory Technician (Generalist) Certification from AAB

Dental Assistant requirements for each state from DANB  
Dental Hygienist licensure requirements from the Florida Board of Dentistry

Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS) Examination from ARDMS  
Primary Eligibility Pathway Requirements for Sonography from ARRT

Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic Training
NREMT exam from NREMT 
Occupational licensure exam from the State of Florida Department of Health

Invasive Cardiovascular Technology
Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) examination from CCI

Law Enforcement Officer Basic Recruit and Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Training
State Officer Certification Exam from the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.

Nuclear Medicine Technology
Primary Eligibility Pathway Requirements for Nuclear Medicine Technology from ARRT  
Nuclear Medicine Program Graduate Application from NMTCB  
General Information and Instructions for Application for Radiologic Technology Certification from Licensing and Regulation

View Licensure Requirements by State from NCSBN

Phlebotomy exam (using Route 2) from ASCP

Physical Therapist Assistant
National Physical Therapy (NPTE) Examination from FSBPT  
US Trained Physical Therapist Assistant Examination from the Florida Board of Physical Therapy

Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) examination from the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists

Primary Eligibility Pathway Requirements for Radiography from ARRT  
Radiologic Technology licensure examination and endorsement from Licensing and Regulation

Respiratory Care
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) examination from NBRC  
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) examination from the Florida Board of Respiratory Care

Sterile Processing Technology
Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) examination from IAHCSMM

Surgical Technology
Certification of Surgical Technologists (CST) examination from NBSTSA