State Authorization Information

**Massachusetts recently passed legislation to join the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) however, final approval is pending. Simmons College is not eligible to join NC-SARA until Massachusetts becomes an approved SARA state. Until then, Simmons College will continue to maintain it's state approval and exemption status with each state.

The Simmons School of Social Work is currently authorized to operate, is exempt or not subject to approval in:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • New Hampshire
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming