Requirements for Licensure as a Genetic Counselor IC 25-17.5-4-1 Sec. 1. To qualify for licensure as a genetic counselor, an applicant must: (1) submit an application on a form developed by the board; (2) pay the licensure fee determined by the board; (3) provide written evidence that the applicant has earned: (A) a master's degree from a genetic counseling training program accredited by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or its successor; or (B) a doctoral degree from a medical genetics training program that is accredited by the American Board of Medical Genetics or its successor; and (4) meet the examination requirement for certification as: (A) a genetic counselor by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or the American Board of Medical Genetics or the successor of these entities; or (B) a medical geneticist by the American Board of Medical Genetics or its successor. As added by P.L.177-2009, SEC.35. IC 25-17.5-4-2 Sec. 2. (a) The board may issue a temporary license to an applicant who: (1) meets all the requirements for licensure under section 1 of this chapter except the examination for certification requirement set forth in section 1(4) of this chapter; and (2) has an active candidate status for the certification. (b) An individual who is issused a temporary license under this section: (1) must apply for and take the next available examination for certification; and (2) may practice under the temporary license only if directly supervised by a licensed genetic counselor or a physician licensed under IC 25-22.5 under a genetic supervision contract. (c) An individual who holds a temporary license issued under this section and fails the examination for certification described in section 1(4) of this chapter for the first time may reapply for a second temporary license.
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