2009 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 61 - Professional and Occupational Licenses.
Article 6A - Genetic Counseling Act
Section 61-6A-6 - Requirements for licensing.

61-6A-6. Requirements for licensing.

The board shall grant a license to practice genetic counseling to a person who has:     

A.     submitted to the board:     

(1)     a completed application for licensing on the form provided by the board;     

(2)     required documentation as determined by the board;     

(3)     the required fees;     

(4)     an affidavit stating that the applicant has not been found guilty of unprofessional conduct or incompetence;     

(5)     satisfactory documentation of having earned: 

(a)     a master's degree from a genetic counseling training program that is accredited by the ABGC, or an equivalent as determined by the board; or 

(b)     a doctoral degree from a medical genetics training program that is accredited by the ABMG, or an equivalent as determined by the board; and  

(6)     proof that the applicant is ABGC- or ABMG-certified; and    

B.     complied with any other requirements of the board. 

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