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Rule 4757-25-03 | General requirements for licensure as a marriage and family therapist.


All applicants for licensure as a marriage and family therapist shall:

(A) Meet the educational requirements as established in paragraph (A) of rule 4757-25-01 of the Administrative Code.

(B) Successfully complete the licensure examination prescribed by the marriage and family therapist professional standards committee, if applicable. Applicants shall have passed the required examination within seven years of application date, unless they are currently licensed in an equivalent capacity in another state and passed the prescribed examination as part of the licensure requirements in that state;

(C) Meet the board's requirements for criminal convictions as established under section 9.79 of the Revised Code.

(D) Have met all of the initial application requirements established in rule 4757-1-04 of the Administrative Code. These requirements include the criminal records check, application with fee, and transcript requirements.

Last updated March 21, 2022 at 8:38 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4757.10
Amplifies: 4757.30
Five Year Review Date: 2/27/2023
Prior Effective Dates: 4/10/2004, 9/20/2007, 10/18/2009, 3/5/2018