Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 3. Licensing

Qualifications For Licensure

37-6-302. Qualifications for licensure. (1) A person who wishes to begin the practice of podiatry in this state shall make application, on a form authorized by the board and furnished by the department, for a license to practice podiatry.

(2) A person may not be granted a license to practice podiatry in this state unless the person:

(a) is of good moral character as determined by the board;

(b) is a graduate of a school of podiatry approved by the board;

(c) has completed at least 1 year of postgraduate training or has had equivalent experience or training approved by the board;

(d) has made a personal appearance before the board; and

(e) has passed an examination administered by the national board of podiatry examiners and is a diplomate of the national board of podiatry examiners.

(3) The board may waive the requirements described in subsection (2)(d).

History: En. Sec. 3, Ch. 2, L. 1923; re-en. Sec. 3154.3, R.C.M. 1935; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 218, L. 1939; amd. Sec. 131, Ch. 147, L. 1963; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 168, L. 1971; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 288, L. 1973; amd. Sec. 57, Ch. 350, L. 1974; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 96, L. 1975; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 176, L. 1977; R.C.M. 1947, 66-603; amd. Sec. 12, Ch. 345, L. 1981; amd. Sec. 4, Ch. 470, L. 1981; amd. Sec. 4, Ch. 288, L. 1987; amd. Sec. 32, Ch. 429, L. 1995; amd. Sec. 7, Ch. 100, L. 2011.