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Professional Licensing/Certification Agencies by State or District

State

Alabama

Naturopathic Medicine

Practice not regulated in this state.

Acupuncture

Practice prohibited in this state

Counseling Psychology

Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling;

Registered Dietitian / Registered Dietitian

Nutritionist

Alabama State Board of Examiners for Dietetics & Nutritionists;

Direct-Entry Midwifery

Practice not regulated in this state;

Alaska

Alaska Department of

Alaska Department of

Alaska Department of

Alaska Department of

Alaska Department of

Commerce, Community and

Commerce, Community and

Commerce, Community, and Commerce, Community, and Commerce, Community, and

Economic Development, Division Economic Development,

Economic Development,

Economic Development,

Economic Development,

of Occupational Licensing

Corporations, Business &

Corporations, Business &

Corporations, Business &

Corporations, Business &

Naturopathic Section;

Professional Licensing;

Professional Licensing;

Professional Licensing;

Professional Licensing;



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/Naturopathy.aspx

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/ProfessionalCounselors.aspx dietitiansnutritionists.aspx

/Midwives.aspx

Arizona Arkansas California Colorado

Arizona Naturopathic Board of State of Arizona Acupuncture Arizona State Board of

Medical Examiners;

Board of Examiners;

Behavioral Health Examiners;



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ars/32/01522.htm

Practice not regulated in this Arkansas State Board of

Arkansas Board of Examiners in

state.

Acupuncture & Related

Counseling;

Techniques;





Practice regulations do not

Arizona Department of Health

require certification or licensure, Services;

but those with RDN credential

are allowed to practice.

pecial/midwives/index.php

Arkansas Dietetics Licensing

Arkansas Department of Health;

Board;

/programsServices/familyHealth/

WomensHealth/Pages/LayMidwif

ery.aspx

Osteopathic Medical Board of California Department of

California Department of

Practice regulations do not

California Department of

California, Naturopathic

Consumer Affairs Acupuncture Consumer Affairs, Board of

require certification or licensure, Consumer Affairs, California

Medicine Committee;

Board;

Behavioral Sciences;

but those with RDN credential Board of Registered Nursing;



are allowed to practice.



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Colorado Department of

Colorado Department of

Colorado State Board of Licensed Practice regulations do not

Colorado Department of

Regulatory Agencies;

Regulatory Agencies, Office of Professional Counselor

require certification or licensure, Regulatory Agencies;

Acupuncture Licensure;

Examiners;

but those with RDN credential

/dora/Naturopathy

are allowed to practice.

boards_programs

/dora/Acupuncture

/dora/Professional_Counselor

Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia

Connecticut Department of

Connecticut Department of

Connecticut Department of

Connecticut Department of

Not regulated in this state but

Public Health;

Public Health;

Public Health;

Public Health;

not prohibited;



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Practice not regulated in this Delaware Department of State, Delaware Department of State, Delaware Department of Health, Delaware Department of State,

state.

Division of Professional

Division of Professional

Division of Professional

Division of Professional

Regulation;

Regulation;

Regulation;

Regulation;



medicalpractice/acupuncture.sht rofcounselors/index.shtml

ards/dietitians/

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ml District of Columbia Department District of Columbia Department District of Columbia Department District of Columbia Department Practice not regulated, no

of Health Advisory Committee on of Health, DC Board of Medicine; of Health;

of Health, Dietetics and Nutrition licensure available in this state;

Naturopathic Physicians;

Licensing;





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midwives/state-by-state

Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho

Practice not regulated in this state.

Practice not regulated in this state.

Florida Department of Health, Florida Board of Clinical Social Florida Department of Health; Florida Department of Health;

Florida Board of Acupuncture; Work, Marriage and Family



Therapy and Mental Health

nsing-and-regulation/dietetic- nsing-and-

Counseling;

nutrition/licensing/index.html regulation/midwifery/index.html



Georgia Composite Medical

Georgia Secretary of State,

Georgia Secretary of State, Board Practice not regulated, no

Board;

Composite Board of Professional of Examiners of Licensed

licensure available in this state;

Counselors, Social Workers, and Dietitians;



nitial-licensure-acupuncture

Marriage and Family Therapists; midwives/state-by-state

sing/plb/19

sing/plb/43

Hawaii Board of Examiners in Hawaii Department of Commerce Hawaii Department of Commerce Office of Health Care Assurance; Legal but licensure not available

Naturopathy;

and Consumer Affairs,

and Consumer Affairs,

in this state;

Professional and Vocational

Professional and Vocational

te-licensing-section/



naturopathy/

Licensing;

Licensing;

midwives/state-by-state



acupuncture/

Practice not regulated in this Idaho Bureau of Occupational Idaho Bureau of Occupational Idaho Board of Medicine, Dietetic Idaho Bureau of Occupational

state.

Licenses, Board of Acupuncture; Licenses;

Licensure Board;

Licenses, State Board of



Midwifery;

Page.aspx?Bureau=ACU

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Page.aspx?Bureau=MID

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Professional Licensing/Certification Agencies by State or District

State

Illinois

Indiana

Naturopathic Medicine

Practice not regulated in this state.

Practice not regulated in this state.

Registered Dietitian /

Acupuncture

Counseling Psychology

Registered Dietitian

Direct-Entry Midwifery

Nutritionist

Illinois Department of Financial & Illinois Department of Financial & Illinois Department of Financial & Practice not regulated, no

Professional Regulation;

Professional Regulation;

Professional Regulation;

licensure available in this state;



puncture.asp

Counselor.asp

Nutrition.asp

midwives/state-by-state

Indiana Professional Licensing Indiana Professional Licensing Indiana Professional Licensing Indiana Professional Licensing

Agency;

Agency;

Agency;

Agency, State Board of Nursing;



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Iowa

Practice not regulated in this state.

Iowa Department of Health,

Iowa Department of Public

Iowa Department of Public

Practice not regulated, no

Board of Medicine;

Health, Board of Behavioral

Health, Board of Dietetics;

licensure available in this state;

Science;



ensure/acupuncture.html

wa-Board-of-Dietetics

midwives/state-by-state

wa-Board-of-Behavioral-Science

Kansas

Kentucky Louisiana Maine

Kansas State Board of Healing Practice prohibited in this state Kansas Behavioral Sciences

Kansas Department for Aging and Practice not regulated, no

Arts; state approval is new so call

Regulatory Board;

Disability Services, Survey

licensure available in this state;

(785) 296-7413 for more



Certification & Credentialing

information

Commission;

midwives/state-by-state



ssions/scc/health-occupations-

credentialing

Practice not regulated in this Kentucky Board of Medical

Kentucky Public Protection

Kentucky Public Protection

Practice not regulated, no

state.

Licensure, Allied Health;

Cabinet, Office of Occupations Cabinet, Office of Occupations licensure available in this state;

and Professions;

and Professions;



puncture.aspx

midwives/state-by-state

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fault.aspx

Practice not regulated in this Louisiana State Board of Medical Louisiana Professional

Louisiana Board of Examiners in Louisiana Board of Medical

state.

Examiners;

Counselors Board of Examiners; Dietetics and Nutrition;

Examiners;







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Maine Board of Complementary Maine Department of

Maine Department of

Maine Department of

Practice not regulated, no

Health Care Providers;

Professional & Financial

Professional & Financial

Professional & Financial

licensure available in this state;

Regulation, Board of

Regulation;

Regulation, Board of Licensing of

sionallicensing/professions/compl Complementary Health Care

Dietetic Practice;

midwives/state-by-state; Note:

ementary/naturopathic_doctor.ht Providers;

sionallicensing/professions/couns passed licensure bill in last leg

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elors/index.html

sionallicensing/professions/dietiti session but not yet enacted

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ans/index.html

ementary/acupuncture.html

Maryland Massachusetts

Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri

Maryland Board of Physicians, Maryland Department of Health Maryland Department of Health Maryland Department of Health Maryland Board of Nursing;

Naturopathic Medicine Advisory And Mental Hygiene, Board of and Mental Hygiene, Board of and Mental Hygiene, Board of

Committee;

Acupuncture;

Professional Counselors and

Dietetic Practice;

/Direct-Entry-Midwife-Advisory-

Therapists;

Committee.aspx

es/naturopathic_hottopic.html Pages/Index.aspx

c/Pages/Index.aspx

Practice not regulated in this

Pages/index.aspx Massachusetts Office of Health Massachusetts Office of

Massachusetts Office of

Practice not regulated, no

state.

and Human Services;

Consumer Affairs and Business Consumer Affairs and Business licensure available in this state;

Regulation, Board of Registration Regulation, Board of Registration

departments/borim/acupuncture/ of Allied Mental Health and

of Dietitians and Nutritionists; midwives/state-by-state

Human Services Professions;

see/dpl-boards/nu/

see/dpl-boards/mh/

Practice not regulated in this state.

Michigan Department of

Michigan Department of

Michigan Department of

Practice not regulated, no

Licensing and Regulatory Affairs; Licensing and Regulatory Affairs; Licensing and Regulatory Affairs; licensure available in this state;

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Minnesota Board of Medical Practice; Practice not regulated in this state.

Practice not regulated in this state.

Minnesota Board of Medical Practice;

Minnesota Board of Behavioral Minnesota Board of Dietetics and Minnesota Board of Medical

Health & Therapy;

Nutrition Practice;

Practice;



health/

and-nutrition/

practice/

Mississippi Board of Medical Mississippi State Board of

Mississippi State Department of Practice not regulated, no

Licensure;

Examiners for Licensed

Health, Professional Licensure; licensure available in this state;

Professional Counselors;



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midwives/state-by-state

AcInfo?OpenDocument&Page=Lic ndex.asp

ensure_Lac Missouri Division of Professional Missouri Division of Professional Missouri Division of Professional Both certified nurse midwives

Registration;

Registration;

Registration;

and direct entry midwives may

practice in MO; only CNMs are

sp

atic/30,0,82.html

eligible for licensure

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Professional Licensing/Certification Agencies by State or District

State

Montana

Nebraska

Naturopathic Medicine

Acupuncture

Counseling Psychology

Registered Dietitian / Registered Dietitian

Nutritionist

Direct-Entry Midwifery

Montana Alternative Health Care Montana Department of Labor & Montana Department of Labor & Montana Department of Labor & Montana Department of Labor

Board;

Industry;

Industry, Board of Behavioral Industry - Business Standards; and Industry, Board of

Health;

Alternative Health Care;

1?3

d_boards/med_board/acu.asp d_boards/med_board/nut.asp

d_boards/bbh_board/board_page

.asp

Practice not regulated in this state.

Nebraska Department of Health Nebraska Department of Health Nebraska Department of Health Practice not regulated, no

& Human Services;

& Human Services;

& Human Services, Medical

licensure available in this state;

Nutrition Therapy;



Pages/crl_profindex1.aspx

Pages/crlMHPSWHome.aspx

midwives/state-by-state

pages/crlMNTHome.aspx

-

AND -



pages/crlMNTAppsReqsFees.aspx

Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey

Practice not regulated in this state.

Nevada State Board of Oriental Nevada Board of Examiners for

Medicine;

Marriage and Family Therapists

& Clinical Professional

censing/

Counselors;



Nevada Division of Public and Practice not regulated, no

Behavioral Health;

licensure available in this state;



Dietitian_-_Home/

midwives/state-by-state

New Hampshire Office of

New Hampshire Board of

New Hampshire Board of Mental New Hampshire Department of New Hampshire Board of

Professional Licensure and

Acupuncture Licensing;

Health Practice;

Health and Human Services;

Nursing;

Certification;







dietitian/

thic-examiners/index.htm

Practice not regulated in this New Jersey Division of Consumer New Jersey Division of Consumer Practice regulations do not

New Jersey Division of Consumer

state.

Affairs;

Affairs;

require certification or licensure, Affairs;

but those with RDN credential

v/acu/Pages/default.aspx

v/pc/Pages/default.aspx

are allowed to practice.

v/mid/Pages/applications.aspx

New Mexico

Practice not regulated in this state.

New Mexico Regulation and

New Mexico Regulation and

New Mexico Regulation &

New Mexico Department of

Licensing Department;

Licensing Department;

Licensing Department, Nutrition Health;

and Dietetic Practice Board;



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edicine.aspx

tice.aspx

ds/Nutrition_and_Dietetics.aspx

New York North Carolina North Dakota

Practice not regulated in this New York Office of the

New York Office of the

New York Office of the

New York Office of the

state.

Professions;

Professions;

Professions;

Professions;



u/

hp/mhclic.htm

et/

idwife/

Practice not regulated in this North Carolina Acupuncture

North Carolina Board of Licensed North Carolina Board of

Practice not regulated, no

state.

Licensing Board;

Professional Counselors;

Dietetics/Nutrition;

licensure available in this state;









North Dakota Board of

North Dakota State Board of

midwives/state-by-state North Dakota Board of Counselor North Dakota Board of Dietetic Practice not regulated, no

Integrative Health Care;

Medical Examiners; state

Examiners;

Practice;

licensure available in this state;

approval is new so call (701) 328-





n/

6500 for more information

midwives/state-by-state

North Mariana Islands

Ohio Oklahoma

Practice not regulated in this territory.

Practice not regulated in this state. Practice not regulated in this state.

Commonwealth of the Northern Commonwealth of the Northern Practice regulations do not

Commonwealth of the Northern

Mariana Islands, Health Care Mariana Islands, Health Care require certification or licensure, Mariana Islands, Health Care

Professions Licensing Board;

Professions Licensing Board;

but those with RDN credential Professions Licensing Board -





are allowed to practice.

please read details carefully ;

resources/files/Acupun sec.asp?secID=9

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cture%20App%281%29.pdf

AND -

resources/files/Midwife



%20App.pdf

resources/files/0215%2

0HCPLB%20General%20App.pdf

State Medical Board of Ohio; Ohio Counselor, Social Worker

and Marriage and Family

ants/Acupuncture(AC).aspx

Therapist Board;



Ohio Board of Dietetics;

Practice not regulated, no licensure available in this state;

Practice prohibited in this state

Oklahoma State Board of

Oklahoma Medical Board,

Practice not regulated, no

Behavioral Health;

Licensed and Provisional

licensure available in this state;

Dietitians;



alth/

midwives/state-by-state

dietitians

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Professional Licensing/Certification Agencies by State or District

State

Oregon

Registered Dietitian /

Naturopathic Medicine

Acupuncture

Counseling Psychology

Registered Dietitian

Direct-Entry Midwifery

Nutritionist

Oregon Board of Naturopathic Oregon Medical Board;

Oregon Board of Licensed

Oregon Health Licensing Office, Oregon Health Licensing Office,

Examiners;

Professional Counselors and

Board of Licensed Dietitians;

Board of Direct Entry Midwifery;

nseDirectory/LicenseDetail/300 Therapists;



ages/index.aspx

/Pages/Board-Licensed-

/Pages/Board-Direct-Entry-

ages/index.aspx

Dietitians.aspx

Midwifery-Information.aspx

Pennsylvania

Puerto Rico

Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee

Practice not presently regulated Pennsylvania State Board of

Pennsylvania Department of Pennsylvania Department of Practice not regulated, no

in this state; recent legislation Medicine,

State, State Board of Social

State, State Board of Nursing, licensure available in this state;

allows registration to begin

Workers, Marriage and Family

January 2018;

nalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/ Therapists and Professional

nalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/ midwives/state-by-state

Medicine/Documents/Application Counselors;

Nursing/Pages/default.aspx#.VwK

release/2016/11/03/886543/0/en s%20and%20Forms/Initial%20App Y0_krKUk

/Pennsylvania-Governor-Signs- lications/IMedApp%20-

nalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/

Naturopathic-Medicine-Bill.html %20Acupuncturist%20or%20Orie SocialWorkersMarriageanFamilyT

ntal%20Medicine%20%28Initial% herapistsandProfessionalCounselo

29.pdf

rs/Pages/default.aspx

Oficina de Reglmentacion y

Puerto Rico does not license

Board of Examiners of

Department of Health

Certificacion de Profesionales de acupuncturists, but MDs and DCs Professional Counselors;

Board of Examiners for

la Salud

have acupuncture within their Nutritionists and Dietitians

Junta Examinadora de Doctores scope of practice.

ome.aspx

Call Box 10200

en Naturopatia

Santurce, PR 00908

P.O. Box 10200

787/725-7904

San Juan, PR 00908-0200

Phone: 787-999-8989 Ext. 6598

Sra. Rebeca Osorio

Email: losorio@.pr

Appears that only nursemidwifery is licensed.

Practice not regulated in this state.

Practice not regulated in this state.

Practice not regulated in this state.

Rhode Island Board of Health, Rhode Island Department of

Rhode Island Department of

Practice not regulated, no

Health, Marriage, Family and Health, Nutrition Licensing,

licensure available in this state;

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Mental Health Therapy;



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midwives/state-by-state

l.php?id=228

South Carolina Department of South Carolina Department of South Carolina Department of South Carolina Department of

Labor, Licensing and Regulation, Labor, Licensing and Regulation, Labor, Licensing and Regulation, Health and Environmental

Board of Examiners for Licensure South Carolina Panel for

Control;

edical/index.asp?file=Acupunctur of Professional Counselors,

Dietetics,



eInfoPage.htm

Marriage and Family Therapists HPF/HealthFacilityRegulationsLice

and Psycho -Educational

etetics/index.asp?file=licensure.ht nsing/HealthcareFacilityLicensing/

Specialists:

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LicensedFacilitiesbyType/



Practice prohibited in this state uSonusethloDrsa/kota Department of South Dakota Board of Medical & Practice not regulated, no

Social Services, Board of

Osteopathic Examiners;

licensure available in this state;

Examiners for Counselors and

Marriage and Family Therapists; /licensed-nutritionistdietitian-ln midwives/state-by-state



s/examiners.aspx

Practice not regulated in this state.

Tennessee Department of Health;

Tennessee Department of Health, Tennessee Department of Health, Tennessee Department of Health,

Board of Licensed Professional Board of Dietitians/Nutritionist Council of Certified Professional

Counselors, Licensed Marital and Examiners;

Midwifery;

Family Therapists and Licensed

Pastoral Therapists;

/DN-about

midwifery-board



pcmft-board

Texas Utah Vermont

Practice not regulated in this Texas Medical Board, State Board Texas Department of State

Texas Department of Licensing Texas Department of Licensing

state.

of Acupuncture Examiners;

Health Services, Board of

and Regulation;

and Regulation;

Examiners of Professional



/licensing-acupuncture-overview Counselors;

iet.htm

ves/midwives.htm



elor/ Utah Naturopathic Physicians Utah Division of Occupational Utah Division of Occupational Utah Division of Occupational Utah Division of Occupational

Licensing Board;

and Professional Licensing;

and Professional Licensing;

and Professional Licensing;

and Professional Licensing;



ng/naturopathy.html

ng/acupuncture.html

ng/certified_dietitian.html

ng/direct_entry_midwife.html

Vermont Secretary of State;

Vermont Secretary of State;

Vermont Secretary of State;

Vermont Secretary of State;

Vermont Secretary of State;



ssional-regulation/list-of-

ssional-regulation/list-of-

ssional-regulation.aspx

ssional-regulation/list-of-

ssional-regulation/list-of-

professions/naturopathic-

professions/acupuncturists.aspx

professions/dietitians.aspx

professions/midwives.aspx

physicians.aspx

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Professional Licensing/Certification Agencies by State or District

State

Virginia

Naturopathic Medicine

Practice not regulated in this state.

Registered Dietitian /

Acupuncture

Counseling Psychology

Registered Dietitian

Direct-Entry Midwifery

Nutritionist

Virginia Board of Medicine;

Virginia Department of Health Practice regulations do not

Virginia Board of Medicine;

Professions, Board of Counseling; require certification or licensure,

icine/medicine_forms.htm#Acupu but those with RDN credential icine/advisory/mw/

ncturist

nseling/

are allowed to practice.

Virgin Islands

Has ND licensing laws

Practice not licensed in territory. US Virgin Islands Board of

Practice regulations do not

Licensing does not appear to be

but no licensing board; see VI

Psychology Examiners;

require certification or licensure, an option.

Code, title 27, chapter 4 for more

. but those with RDN credential

information

com/Index.html

are allowed to practice.

Washington

West Virginia Wisconsin

Washington State Department of Washington State Department of Washington State Department of Washington State Department of Washington State Department of

Health Naturopathy Program; Health;

Health;

Health;

Health;



PermitsandCertificates/Profession PermitsandCertificates/Profession PermitsandCertificates/Profession PermitsandCertificates/Profession PermitsandCertificates/Profession

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sNewReneworUpdate/Dietitianan sNewReneworUpdate/Midwife

hicPhysician

MedicinePractitioner

dNutritionist

*Bastyr graduates with a

master's degree in nutrition

qualify to be certified

nutritionists. See information at

Practice not regulated in this West Virginia Board of

West Virginia Board of Examiners West Virginia Board of Licensed Practice not regulated, no

state.

Acupuncture;

in Counseling:

Dietitians;

licensure available in this state;







midwives/state-by-state

Practice not regulated in this state.

Wisconsin Department of Safety Wisconsin Department of Safety

and Professional Services;

and Professional Services;



age=d75d6396-cf8e-4ada-a1b5- Permits/Credentialing/Health-

b8ca9ddde641

Professions

Wisconsin Department of Safety Wisconsin Department of Safety

and Professional Services;

and Professional Services;



age=fd0c76b5-1bc2-4e49-a7b5- ault.aspx?Page=ab573095-015f-

ad9d9c2a152f

4c21-b476-850e3711e543

Wyoming

Practice not regulated in this state.

Practice prohibited in this state

Wyoming Mental Health Professions Licensing Board;

Wyoming Dietetics Licensing Board; onals/forms

Wyoming Midwifery Board;

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