Public Disclosure for Licensure and Certificate Programs


Students enrolled in a SFCC program that meets the requirements for licensure and/or certification for New Mexico are listed below. The program curriculum may meet requirements of other states. SFCC has not determined in which other states our programs of study meet requirements.

Since specific requirements vary, students should obtain information from the state in which they plan to practice.

SFCC has provided links to the websites of the accreditors with whom we are accredited in New Mexico in the table below. More complete information may be found on our Accreditation page.

Program of Study Accreditor Meets requirements in the following states
  • Building Science and Construction Technologies, A.A.S.
  • Building Science and Construction Technologies Certificate
  • Concrete Finishing Certificate
National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER)

New Mexico
  • Dental Health, A.A.S.
  • Dental Assisting Certificate
  • Advanced Dental Assisting Skills Certificate
  • Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary Certificate
Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) New Mexico
  • Massage Therapy Certificate
New Mexico Massage Therapy Board National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB)  
  • Medical Assisting, A.A.S.
  • Medical Assisting Certificate
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB)    New Mexico
  • Nursing, A.A.S.
  • Practical Nursing Certificate
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)
New Mexico
  • Paramedicine, A.A.S.
  • Emergency Medical Technician – Basic Certificate
  • Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate Certificate
  • Paramedicine Certificate
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

CAAHEP:  25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763

CoAEMSP: 8301 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 111-312
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-703-8445, 214-703-8992 (fax)
New Mexico
  • Respiratory Care, A.A.S.
Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
  • Teacher Education, A.A.
  • Early Childhood (Age 3-Grade 3) Teacher Certification
  • Elementary Education Teacher Certification (K-8)
  • Secondary Education Teacher Certification (7-12)
  • Special Education Teacher Certification (K-12)
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Teacher Endorsement
Teacher Certification Program Accreditation
New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED)300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 827-5800

 In accordance with federal requirements 34 CFR § 668.43 and as a member of the National Council of State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (NC-SARA) participating institution, Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) provides public and direct Professional Licensure Disclosure Statements for the state of New Mexico, meeting federal regulations and preparing students for licensure or certification in their fields and to sit for New Mexico licensure exams.

Each state has its own licensure boards responsible for setting requirements for licensure or certification. SFCC students planning for careers in any states other than New Mexico should be aware of the specific licensure or certification requirements for those states.

It is SFCC’s intention to comply with all NC-SARA regulations and by fiscal year 2023, make reasonable efforts to reach out to various states and determine whether SFCC’s curriculum meets the state educational requirements for professional licensure or certification in the other states where their students may be located and to maintain the accuracy of this information listed on the college’s website.