(1) Programs may hire a limited number of faculty members who do not meet the educational qualifications as noted in ARM 24.159.659 and 24.159.662. In the event that this occurs, the program must immediately notify the board in writing of the hire and include a written plan for meeting that qualification.

(2) Programs may employ a maximum of ten percent or 2.0 FTE, whichever is greater, based on total faculty FTE, who do not hold a graduate degree in nursing (for registered nurse education programs) or a baccalaureate degree in nursing (for practical nurse education programs). Those individuals shall have no more than five years from the date of employment to obtain the requisite degree.


History: 37-8-202, 37-8-301, MCA; IMP, 37-8-202, 37-8-301, MCA; NEW, 2015 MAR p. 644, Eff. 5/29/15; AMD, 2021 MAR p. 991, Eff. 8/7/21.