(1) To obtain a Class 6 specialist license with a school psychologist endorsement an applicant must provide verification of:

(a) current credentials as a nationally certified school psychologist (NCSP) from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP);

(b) completion of a specialist level degree from a NASP accredited school psychologist program which included a 1200-hour internship, of which 600 hours were in a school setting; or

(c) for those applicants who did not earn at least a specialist level school psychology degree from a NASP accredited program:

(i) a master's degree or higher in school psychology or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university; and

(ii) recommendation from a NASP accredited specialist program defined in ARM 10.57.102, attesting to the applicantʹs qualifications being equivalent to NASP training standards, which included a 1200-hour internship experience of which 600 hours were in a school setting.

History: 20-4-102, MCA; IMP, 20-4-106, 20-4-108, MCA; NEW, 2002 MAR p. 3309, Eff. 11/28/02; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 345, Eff. 3/27/09; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 2930, Eff. 7/1/15.