(a) Provide proof, as directed by the department, verifying completion of an
educational degree program in audiology that is substantially equivalent to the
educational requirements in R 338.2(1)(b). The department accepts a credential
evaluation completed by a credential evaluation organization that is a current member
organization of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services as proof of an
applicant's satisfaction of the educational requirements.
(b) Provide proof, as directed by the department, verifying that the applicant may
practice as an audiologist without limitation in a country currently recognized by the
United States. An applicant that is or has been licensed, registered, or certified in a
health profession or specialty by another state, the United States military, the federal
government, or another country shall disclose that fact on the application form. The
applicant shall satisfy the requirements of section 16174(2) of the code, MCL 333.16174,
including verification from the issuing entity showing that disciplinary proceedings are
not pending against the applicant and sanctions are not in force at the time of application.
If licensure is granted and it is determined that sanctions have been imposed, the
disciplinary subcommittee may impose appropriate sanctions under section 16174(5) of
the code, MCL 333.16174.
(c) Provide proof, as directed by the department, verifying that the applicant has
completed, in the United States, 9 months of supervised clinical experience under a
licensed audiologist, and the supervised clinical experience satisfies R 338.5.
History: 2005 AACS; 2019 AACS; 2021 AACS; 2022 AACS; 2023 MR 6, Eff. March 29, 2023.
R 338.7 Examination; adoption; passing scores.
Rule 7. Examinations approved and adopted are the National Teachers Examination
(NTE) in Audiology and the Praxis Series II Examination in Audiology that are
administered by the Educational Testing Service or its successor organization.
Applicants shall achieve a passing score on the NTE or the Praxis Series II Examination
in Audiology or any successor examination.
History: 2005 AACS; 2013 AACS; 2021 AACS; 2022 AACS; 2023 MR 6, Eff. March 29, 2023.
R 338.8 Educational standards; adoption by reference.
Rule 8. (1) The standards for accrediting audiology educational programs developed
and adopted by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-
Language Pathology (CAA), ASHA, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville,
Maryland 20850, in the publication titled "Standards for Accreditation of Graduate
Education Programs in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology," effective August 1,
2017, and updated August 2020, which are available at no cost on the council’s website
educational program is accredited by the CAA, it is approved.
(2) The standards for accrediting doctor of audiology programs developed and
adopted by the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE), 11480
Commerce Park Drive, Ste. 220, Reston, Virginia 20191, in the publication titled
"Accreditation Standards for the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) Program,” adopted March