Rule 20:75:02:12 Recognized colleges and universities.
20:75:02:12. Recognized colleges and
universities. For the purpose of evaluating the education
qualifications of applicants for certificates under SDCL 36-20B-15, the board shall recognize those junior colleges, colleges, and universities accredited at the time the applicant's degree was received by virtue of membership in one of the following regional accrediting agencies:
Central Association of Colleges and Schools;
States Association of Colleges and Schools;
England Association of Colleges and Schools;
Commission of Colleges and Universities;
Association of Colleges and Schools;
Association of Colleges and Schools.
applicant's degree was received at an accredited college or university, but the
education program used to qualify the applicant included courses taken at
either a two-year or a four-year non-accredited institution either before or
after graduation, such courses will be deemed to have been taken at the accredited
institution from which the applicant's baccalaureate degree was received, if
the courses were accepted by virtue of inclusion in an official transcript of
the accredited college or university.
A listing of
accredited colleges and universities recognized by the board is available on
the board website. However, an applicant whose degree was received from a
non-accredited college or university may qualify under the provisions of
29 SDR 16, effective August 14, 2002; 36 SDR 216, effective July 6, 2010; 39
SDR 33, effective September 5, 2012.
General Authority: SDCL 36-20B-12(3).
Law Implemented: SDCL 36-20B-15.
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