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New York Consolidated Laws, Education Law - EDN § 7004. Requirements for a professional license

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To qualify for a license as a podiatrist, an applicant shall fulfill the following requirements:

(1) Application:  file an application with the department;

(2) Education:  have received an education, including a doctoral degree in podiatry, in accordance with the commissioner's regulations;

(3) Experience:  have experience satisfactory to the board and in accordance with the commissioner's regulations;

(4) Examination:  pass an examination satisfactory to the board and in accordance with the commissioner's regulations;

(5) Age:  be at least twenty-one years of age;

(6) Citizenship:  meet no requirements as to United States citizenship;

(7) Character:  be of good moral character as determined by the department;  and

(8) Fees:  pay a fee of two hundred twenty dollars to the department for admission to a department conducted examination and for an initial license, a fee of one hundred fifteen dollars for each reexamination, a fee of one hundred thirty-five dollars for an initial license for persons not requiring admission to a department conducted examination, and a fee of two hundred ten dollars for each triennial registration period.

(9) Continuing education:  In accordance with the requirements of section sixty-five hundred two of the education law, at the time of re-registration with the department, each applicant shall present satisfactory evidence to the state board for podiatry that in the years prior to the filing for re-registration he attended the education programs conducted by the podiatry society of the state of New York or the equivalent of such educational programs as approved by the state board for podiatry in accordance with the commissioner's regulations.

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