Code of Alabama - Title 34: Professions and Businesses - Section 34-39-8 - Application for license; requirements

Section 34-39-8 - Application for license; requirements.

An applicant for licensure as an occupational therapist or as an occupational therapy assistant shall be a citizen of the United States or, if not a citizen of the United States, a person who is legally present in the United States with appropriate documentation from the federal government, and shall file a written application on forms provided by the board, showing to the satisfaction of the board fulfillment of all of the following requirements:

(1) Applicant shall present evidence satisfactory to the board of having successfully completed all of the academic requirements for degree or certificate conferral from an educational program in occupational therapy recognized by the board. The program shall be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Incorporated.

(2) Applicant shall pass an examination as provided for in Section 34-39-9.

(Acts 1990, No. 90-383, p. 515, §8; Acts 1995, No. 95-279, p. 502, §3; Act 2011-168, p. 321, §3; Act 2013-309, p. 1041, §1.)

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