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Qualifications of applicants for licensure
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 28-D, TITLE 2
§ 2896-c. Qualifications of applicants for licensure. 1. An applicant
shall be eligible for a license as provided in this article upon payment
to the department of an application fee of forty dollars and the
submission of satisfactory evidence, verified by oath or affirmation,
that the applicant:

(a) is at least twenty-one years of age;

(b) is of good moral character and suitability;

(c) has successfully completed a four-year course of study in a
secondary school approved by the board of regents or been issued a
certificate of equivalency; and

(d) has satisfactorily completed a course of study in the field of
institutional administration approved by the board or in a school
licensed by the state department of education as maintaining a
satisfactory standard, or an equivalent combination of instruction,
training or experience as determined by the board, or the equivalent of
such a course of study in a college as determined by the state
department of education; and

(e) has passed an examination as specified in section two thousand
eight hundred ninety-six-d of this title.

2. An applicant who is denied licensure only because of his failure to
meet the requirements of paragraphs (c) and (d) of subdivision one of
this section may petition the board for reconsideration and may be
licensed provided that he possesses educational qualifications or
experience in nursing home administration which are at least the
equivalent of the satisfactory completion of an approved course of
study, and such extended practical experience in nursing home
administration or in a related health administration activity as may be
acceptable to the board.