345.022. 1. Any person in the person's clinical fellowship as defined in sections 345.010 to 345.080 shall hold a provisional license to practice speech-language pathology or audiology. The board may issue a provisional license to an applicant who:
(1) Has met the requirements for practicum and academic requirements from an accredited training program as defined in sections 345.010 to 345.080;
(2) Submits an application to the board on a form prescribed by the board. Such form shall include a plan for the content and supervision of the clinical fellowship, as well as evidence of good moral and ethical character; and
(3) Submits to the board an application fee, as set by the board, for the provisional license.
2. A provisional license is effective for one year and may be extended for an additional twelve months only for purposes of completing the postgraduate clinical experience portion of the clinical fellowship; provided that, the applicant has passed the national examination and shall hold a master's degree from an approved training program in his or her area of application.
3. Within twelve months of issuance of the provisional license, the applicant shall pass an examination promulgated or approved by the board.
4. Within twelve months of issuance of a provisional license, the applicant shall complete the master's or doctoral degree from a program accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association or other accrediting agency approved by the board in the area in which licensure is sought.
(L. 1995 S.B. 69, et al., A.L. 1998 H.B. 1601, et al., A.L. 2005 S.B. 100)
Missouri General Assembly