Professional Program

A program of advanced learning that leads to an occupation governed by a mandatory regulatory body.

Members of the profession must complete a licensing exam before they can actively practice and must keep their credentials current, through additional education mandated by the regulatory body.

Professional programs include, but are not limited to:

  • medicine
  • law
  • teacher education
  • rehabilitation sciences
  • dentistry
  • optometry
  • pharmacy
  • nursing