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NAFTA professions list

 

With some exceptions, each TN profession requires a Bachelor’s degree as an entry-level requirement. If a Bachelor’s is required, experience cannot be substituted for that degree. In some professions, an alternative criteria to a Bachelor’s degree is listed. For some professions, experience is required in addition to the degree.


--     Accountant -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or C.P.A., C.A., C.G.A., or C.M.A.


--     Architect -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or state/provincial license.


--     Computer Systems Analyst -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or Post-Secondary Diploma or Post Secondary Certificate and three years' experience.


--     Disaster relief insurance claims adjuster (claims adjuster employed by an insurance company located in the territory of a Party, or an independent claims adjuster)--Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree and successful completion of training in     the appropriate areas of insurance adjustment pertaining to disaster relief claims; or three years experience in claims adjustment and successful completion of training in the appropriate areas of insurance adjustment pertaining to disaster relief claims.


--     Economist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Engineer -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or state/provincial license


--     Forester -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or state/provincial license


--     Graphic Designer -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or Post-Secondary Diploma or Post-Secondary Certificate and three years experience.


--     Hotel Manager -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree in hotel/restaurant management; or Post-Secondary Diploma or Post-Secondary Certificate in hotel/restaurant management and three years experience in hotel/restaurant management.


--     Industrial Designer -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree;or Post-Secondary Diploma or Post-Secondary Certificate, and three years experience.


--     Interior Designer -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or Post-Secondary Diploma or Post-Secondary Certificate, and three years experience.


--     Land Surveyor -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree or state/provincial/federal license.


--     Landscape Architect -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Lawyer (including Notary in the province of Quebec) -- L.L.B., J.D., L.L.L., B.C.L., or Licenciatura degree (five years); or membership in a state/provincial bar.


--     Librarian -- M.L.S., or B.L.S. (for which another Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree was a prerequisite).


--     Management Consultant -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or equivalent professional experience as established by statement or professional credential attesting to five years experience as a management consultant, or five years experience in a field of specialty related to the consulting agreement.


--     Mathematician (including Statistician) -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree. 


--     Range Manager/Range Conservationist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Research Assistant (working in a post-secondary educational institution) -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Scientific Technician/Technologist -- Possession of (a) theoretical knowledge of any of the following disciplines: agricultural sciences, astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, forestry, geology, geophysics, meteorology, or physics; and (b) the ability to solve practical problems in any of those disciplines, or the ability to apply principles of any of those disciplines to basic or applied research. 


--     Social Worker -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.

 

--     Sylviculturist (including Forestry Specialist) -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Technical Publications Writer -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree, or Post-Secondary Diploma or Post-Secondary Certificate, and three years experience.


--     Urban Planner (including Geographer) -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Vocational Counselor -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree. 


--MEDICAL/ALLIED PROFESSIONALS 


--     Dentist -- D.D.S., D.M.D., Doctor en Odontologia or Doctor en Cirugia Dental or state/provincial license.


--     Dietitian -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or state/provincial license.


--     Medical Laboratory Technologist (Canada)/Medical Technologist (Mexico and the United States) --Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or Post-Secondary Diploma or Post-Secondary Certificate,and three years experience. 


--     Nutritionist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Occupational Therapist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or state/provincial license.


--     Pharmacist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or state/provincial license.


--     Physician (teaching or research only) -- M.D. Doctor en Medicina; or state/provincial license.


--     Physiotherapist/Physical Therapist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree; or state/provincial license.


--     Psychologist -- state/provincial license; or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Recreational Therapist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Registered nurse -- state/provincial license or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Veterinarian -- D.V.M., D.M.V., or Doctor en Veterinaria; or state/provincial license. 


--SCIENTIST 


--     Agriculturist (including Agronomist) -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Animal Breeder -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Animal Scientist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Apiculturist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Astronomer -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Biochemist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Biologist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Chemist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Dairy Scientist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Entomologist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Epidemiologist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Geneticist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Geochemist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Geologist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Geophysicist (including Oceanographer in Mexico and the United States) -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Horticulturist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Meteorologist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Pharmacologist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Physicist (including Oceanographer in Canada) -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Plant Breeder -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Poultry Scientist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Soil Scientist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Zoologist -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree. 


--TEACHER 


--     College -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.


--     Seminary -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.

 

--     University -- Baccalaureate or Licenciatura Degree.