State & National Associations

This listing of the web sites of professional associations, arranged alphabetically by profession, offers additional information concerning the professions licensed in New York State. Some sites have links and/or addresses to other state boards. If you come across a site that you find helpful, please let us know so that we may add it to our list: email The Office of the Professions is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. Thank you.

Profession name begins with: A - C - D - E - I - L - M - N - O - P - R - S - V


  • Acupuncture Society of New York -
  • American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine -
  • Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine -
  • National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine -

Athletic Training



Certified Public Accountant


Dentistry/Dental Hygiene/Dental Assisting



Interior Design

Land Surveying

  • National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying -
  • National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) -
  • New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors -

Landscape Architecture

  • American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) -
  • Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards -
  • New York State Council of Landscape Architects -

Massage Therapy


Mental Health Practitioners



Occupational Therapy/Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • American Occupational Therapy Associations, Inc. -
  • National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. -
  • New York State Occupational Therapy Association -

Ophthalmic Dispensing



Physical Therapy/ Physical Therapy Assistant

Physician Assistant

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Inc. -
  • New York State Society of Physician Assistants -


Professional Engineering

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) -
  • National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying -
  • National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) -
  • National Society of Professional Engineers -
  • New York State Association of Transportation Engineers -
  • New York State Society of Professional Engineers -
  • Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAoNY) -


Public Accountancy

Respiratory Therapist/Respiratory Therapist Assistant

Social Work

Speech Language Pathology

Veterinary Medicine/ Veterinary Technology

Last Updated: July 28, 2015