Maryland

For RN and LPN licensure:

For APRN licensure:

In Maryland, APRNs include the following categories:

1) Hold a current Maryland license in good standing to practice registered nursing or a multistate licensure privilege to practice registered nursing;

(2) Have graduated from a Board-approved accredited graduate level program for nurse practitioners at the Masters’ level or higher that meets the requirements of Regulation .06 of this chapter;

(3) Hold a current national certification:

(a) For each area of specialization in which certification is sought; and

(b) From the AANPNCB or other national certifying body recognized by the Board;

(4) Submit to the Board a completed application for certification as a nurse practitioner for each area of specialization in which certification is sought;

(5) Comply with all the requirements set forth in COMAR 10.27.01.04;

(6) Demonstrate written and oral competency in the English language;

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