To be eligible for licensure by the board as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist, the applicant shall:
(a) Make application to the board, upon such a form prescribed by the board;
(b) Pay to the board the appropriate application fee;
(c) Possess at least a master's degree or equivalent in speech-language pathology or audiology from an educational institution approved by the board which consists of coursework approved by the board and delineated in the rules;
(d) Complete supervised clinical practicum experiences from an educational institution or its cooperating programs the content of which shall be approved by the board and delineated in the rules;
(e) Complete a postgraduate professional experience as approved by the board and described in the rules; and
(f) Pass the national examination in speech-language pathology or audiology which is approved by the American speech-language-hearing association.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session