Mississippi State Department of Health

The Mississippi State Department of Health’s Professional Licensure division regulates and licenses certain health-related professions in Mississippi. Licenses must be renewed annually. The Professional Licensure division also determines eligible continuing education courses.

Professions We License

MSDH's Professional Licensure Division licenses:

  • Art Therapists
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Audiologists
  • Audiology Aides
  • Body Piercing Operators
  • Dieticians
  • Eye Enucleators
  • Hemodialysis Technicians
  • Hair Braiders
  • Hearing Aid Dealers
  • Medical Radiation Technicians
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Respiratory Care Therapists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Speech-Language Pathology Aides
  • Tattoo Operators and Facilities

For information on the types of licenses above, see our Regulations and Applications, or contact the Professional Licensure Division at 601-364-7360.

Professions Licensed by Other MSDH Divisions

Professions Licensed by Other Agencies

MSDH does not license:

Cosmetologists, Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Durable Medical Equipment Dealers, Funeral Directors, Massage Therapists, Nurses, (RN, LPN), Nursing Home Administrators, Pharmacists, Physical Therapists, Physicians, Social Workers, Marriage Counselors, Veterinarians.

(Choose a profession name above for more information.)

License Lists

Use our online search feature to list all licensed professionals in a profession. by choose Search without specifying a name.

List licenses on-line »

Note: Our online records list only professionals licensed by the Professional Licensure division. They do not include nurse aides or EMTs, physicians or other medical professionals.


MSDH Professional Licensure Division
Phone: 601-364-7360
Fax: 601-364-5057


143B Lefleur's Square
Jackson, MS 39211

Mailing Address

MSDH Professional Licensure Division
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700

Links referenced
Regulations    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,0,82,60,html
Applications    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,0,82,93,html
EMS Division    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/44,0,99,html
Nurse Aide information pages    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,0,83,74,html
Environmental Health Office    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,0,401,html
Radiological Health Division    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,0,102,93,html
Cosmetologists    https://www.msbc.ms.gov/licensing-requirements/
Dentists    http://www.msbde.state.ms.us/
Dental Hygienists    http://www.msbde.state.ms.us/
Durable Medical Equipment Dealers    http://www.mbp.state.ms.us/
Funeral Directors    http://www.msbfs.ms.gov
Massage Therapists    http://www.msbmt.state.ms.us/
Nurses, (RN, LPN)    http://www.msbn.ms.gov
Nursing Home Administrators    http://www.bnha.state.ms.us/
Pharmacists    http://www.mbp.state.ms.us/
Physical Therapists    http://www.msbpt.state.ms.us/
Physicians    http://www.msbml.state.ms.us/
Social Workers, Marriage Counselors    http://www.swmft.ms.gov/
Veterinarians    http://www.mbah.state.ms.us/

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