Approved Out of State Nursing Education Programs

​In accordance with the Maryland Nurse Practice Act, Md. Code Ann., Health Occ. ("Health Occ.") § 8-101 et seq., specifically Health Occ. §§ 8-302(b) and (c), all applicants for licensure as an RN or LPN must have completed satisfactorily and met all requirements for a diploma or degree from either: (1) An education program approved by the Board (applicable to in-state programs); or (2) An education program in any other state or country that the Board finds substantially equivalent to the education program in Maryland at the time of the applicant's graduation.

The following Nursing Education Programs have met the requirements to be substantially equivalent under NPA § 8-302(b) (2) COMAR 10.27.03

Registered Nursing Programs​ ​
Beebe Medical Center ​​James Madison University
​Belmont University ​Jefferson College of Health Sciences
​​Boston College ​Marymount University
Chamberlain University​ ​Massacheusetts Colleg of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
​Delaware Technical Community College
- Terry Campus
- Stanton Campus
- Owens Campus
​Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
Denver College of Nursing ​Standard Healthcare Services
Duquesne University ​Shephard University
​East Carolina University ​Shenandoah University
​George Washing University ​West Coast University
​Global Health College ​West Virginia University
​​Harrisburg Area Community College ​York College of Pennsylvania

 

​The following Nursing Education Programs have met the requirements to be substantially equivalent under NPA § 8-302(c) (2) (ii) COMAR 10.27.03

​Licensed Practical Nursing Programs ​
Delaware Technical Community College
- Terry Campus
- Stanton Campus
- Owens Campus​
​Mineral College
​Delaware Skills CEnter ​Standard Health Services
​Global Health College ​Ultimate Health School
​Lancaster Career & Technoloy Center

 

Updated 2/11/2019