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§ 2-302. Audiology license qualifications

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2016

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 2. Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Music Therapists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2016
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 2-302
§ 2-302. Audiology license qualifications
In general
(a) To qualify for a license to practice audiology, an applicant shall be an individual who meets the requirements of this section.
Moral character
(b) The applicant shall be of good moral character.
Educational, clinical, and employment requirements
(c) The applicant shall:
(1) On or before September 30, 2007:
(i) Hold a master's or doctoral degree in audiology from an accredited educational institution which incorporates the academic course work and the minimum hours of supervised clinical training required by the regulations adopted by the Board; and
(ii) Have completed the period of supervised postgraduate professional practice in audiology as specified by the regulations adopted by the Board;
(2) On or after October 1, 2007, hold a doctoral degree in audiology from an accredited educational institution which incorporates the academic course work and the minimum hours of supervised clinical training required by the regulations adopted by the Board; or
(3) Qualify for a license under § 2-305 of this subtitle.
Examination
(d) Except as otherwise provided in this title, the applicant shall:
(1) Pass an examination in audiology required by the regulations adopted by the Board; and
(2) Complete training consistent with the standards established by:
(i) The Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education; or
(ii) The Counsel of Academic Accreditation.
Oral competency
(e) The applicant shall demonstrate oral competency.
Criminal history records check
(f) The applicant shall submit to a criminal history records check in accordance with § 2-303.1 of this subtitle.

Credits

Added by Acts 1981, c. 8, § 2, eff. July 1, 1981. Amended by Acts 1987, c. 477, § 1, eff. July 1, 1987; Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990; Acts 1992, c. 326, § 3, eff. Oct. 1, 1992; Acts 1998, c. 44, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1998; Acts 2007, c. 391, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2007; Acts 2016, c. 48, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2016.
Formerly Art. 43, §§ 791, 793.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 2-302, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 2-302
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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