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:


          (1)  The facility is licensed or approved by the state board of massage therapy where that training facility is located; or


          (2)  The facility is accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education.


          The training that allows an applicant to take a national examination does not require the board to recognize the facility.


          Source: 38 SDR 177, effective April 26, 2012; 43 SDR 181, effective July 10, 2017.

          General Authority: SDCL 36-35-12, 36-35-24.

          Law Implemented: SDCL 36-35-12(3), 36-35-24(2).