Rule 20:76:08:02 Facilities that may be recognized by the board.
20:76:08:02. Facilities that may
be recognized by the board. The board may accept an applicant's training
required by § 20:76:01:06 from a facility not recognized pursuant to
§ 20:76:08:01 if the facility provides official evidence it meets at least
one of the following criteria:
facility is licensed or approved by the state board of massage therapy where
that training facility is located;
facility is accredited by one of the following:
on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA);
Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS);
Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences (NACCAS);
Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET);
Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSCT);
Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC); or
Learning Commission (HLC).
board may recognize a facility that holds other accreditations. However, the
training that allows an applicant to take a national examination does not
require the board to recognize the facility as nationally accredited.
Source: 38 SDR 177, effective April 26,
General Authority: SDCL 36-35-12, 36-35-24.
Law Implemented: SDCL 36-35-12(3), 36-35-24(2).
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