4731-1-15 Determination of standing of school, college or institution.

(A) A person desiring to have the board determine the standing of a school, college or institution that offers instruction in a limited branch of medicine shall file a completed application for a certificate of good standing with the board on a form prescribed by the board. The completed application form and other data shall be submitted in full. The completed application shall be signed by the owner or owners and shall include the following information:

(1) If the school, college or institution is located in this state, that:

(a) It holds a certificate of authorization issued by the Ohio board of regents pursuant to Chapter 1713. of the Revised Code; or

(b) It holds a valid certificate of registration and a valid program authorization for the program in the limited branch of medicine issued by the state board of career colleges and schools registration pursuant to Chapter 3332. of the Revised Code; or

(c) It holds a certificate of authorization issued by the Ohio department of education, division of career/technical adult education; and

(d) It offers a course of instruction in compliance with this chapter of the Administrative Code.

(2) If the school, college or institution is located outside this state, that:

(a) It holds a current or valid registration authorizing its operation issued by the appropriate regulatory body in the state of location that is substantially equivalent to the board of regents or the state board of career colleges and schools registration in this state; and

(b) It offers a course of instruction in compliance with this chapter of the Administrative Code.

(B) At or before the time a school, college or institution in this state accepts a student for admission to a cosmetic therapy or massage therapy course of instruction, the school, college or institution shall provide the student with written notice regarding arrests, charges, or convictions of criminal offenses.

(1) The notice must inform the student that arrests, charges, or convictions of criminal offenses may be cause to deny or limit licensure or employment opportunities in specific careers and occupations and may limit the student's ability to obtain federal, state, and other financial aid. The notice must encourage students to investigate these possibilities.

(2) The notice provided under this rule must direct students to paragraph (D) of rule 4731-4-02 of the Administrative Code for factors the board may consider when reviewing the results of a criminal records check.

(C) At or before the time a school, college, or institution in this state accepts a student for admission to a cosmetic therapy or massage therapy course of instruction, the student must have attained high school graduation or its equivalent.

(D) A school, college or institution not meeting the requirements of paragraph (A) of this rule shall not be considered a school in good standing, provided that a school, college or institution that offers instruction in a limited branch of medicine and that holds a valid provisional certificate of good standing or a valid certificate of good standing on the effective date of this rule shall continue to be recognized as a school in good standing for one year following the effective date of this rule, unless suspended, revoked or placed on probation by the board pursuant to this chapter of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 01/24/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/18/2011 and 01/24/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4731.05 , 4731.15
Rule Amplifies: 4731.16
Prior Effective Dates: 6/30/01, 2/28/04