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49 Pa. Code § 21.721. Qualifications for licensure.


§ 21.721. Qualifications for licensure.

 (a)  An individual may apply for licensure as a dietitian-nutritionist by submitting a written application on forms provided by the Board and remitting the application fee set forth in §  21.705 (relating to fees).

 (b)  To obtain licensure, an applicant must meet the qualifications set forth in section 6(b)(1)—(4) of the act (63 P.S. §  216(b)(1)—(4)), which include:

   (1)  Evidencing good moral character.

   (2)  Receipt of a baccalaureate or higher degree from a Board-approved program or equivalent program as set forth in section 5(b) and (c) of the act (63 P.S. §  215(b) and (c)).

   (3)  Completion of a planned continuous preprofessional experience of at least 900 hours under appropriate supervision.

   (4)  Successful completion of one of the examinations specified in §  21.722 (relating to education and examination of applicants).

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