State Authorizations and Consumer Disclosures

The United States Department of Education requires that every institution of higher education obtain authorization from each state in which it offers distance education opportunities. In August of 2017, the University of Mount Olive was approved by SARA-NC to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (NC- SARA). SARA is an agreement among member states, districts, and territories in the United States, which establishes national standards for interstate offering of postsecondary distance education courses and programs. It is intended to standardize the process of offering online courses and programs by postsecondary institutions located in states other than the state in which the enrolled student(s) are residing.

Professional Licensure

Programs at UMO leading to professional licensure include Teacher Licensure, BS in Nursing (Prelicensure BSN), RN to BSN, Master of Science in Nursing, and Master of Science in Counseling programs. For additional information about these program, please click a button below to learn more.

NC-SARA does not deal with professional licensing board approval for any courses or programs leading to professional licensure. For more information about the professional licensure in your state, please contact the appropriate licensing agency or board in your state or territory.

All students attending the University of Mount Olive, including students who reside outside the State of North Carolina, who desire to resolve a complaint, grievance, or concern, are encouraged to follow established procedures outlined in the University of Mount Olive Student Complaint Policy.  Visit this page to view the “Student Complaint Policy.”

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To view information about the student complaint process and grievance resolution, click here.