Distance Education

State Authorization for Distance Learning

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In order for the TTUHSC El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing to offer online courses in a state other than Texas, TTUHSC El Paso must first comply with that state's requirements.

These requirements differ from state to state. Please see the SARA Policies and Standards document for details of specific authorized activities.

This agreement covers all states except:

  • California
  • Florida
  • Massachusetts, (authorized via NC-SARA - updated January, 2017)

A list participating institutions may be found on the NC-SARA site.

More information on state authorization of distance learning may be found at THECB NC-SARA.

TTUHSC El Paso has been approved by Texas to particpate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.