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Chapter 53-3 LICENSURE BY EXAMINATION

Rule 53-3-.01 Qualifications: Education

All persons who seek licensure as an Athletic Trainer in the State of Georgia must have graduated from a college or university in the athletic training program, which has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

Rule 53-3-.02 Application

(1) Each candidate for licensure must file a written application on a form which will be furnished by the Board upon request. The application form must be filled out in its entirety, and must include all relevant documents and fees.
(2) Once an application is reviewed by the .Board, no refund of the application fee shall be considered.

Rule 53-3-.03 Fees

Refer to the Fee Schedule for appropriate fees payable to the Board. Any request for refund must be submitted in writing.

Rule 53-3-.04 Examinations

(1) An applicant must pass the national exam given by the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (BOC).
(2) An applicant must direct BOC to submit his/her exam scores to the Georgia Board of Athletic Trainers.

Rule 53-3-.05 Licensure for Military Spouses and Transitioning Service Members

(1) A military spouse or transitioning service member, as defined in O.C.G.A. § 43-1-34, is deemed eligible to apply for an expedited licensure process if the applicant:
(a) Has submitted a complete application along with a fee in the amount established by the Board; and,
(b) Is entitled to an athletic trainer's license by possessing the qualifications enumerated in Code Section 43-5-8 and has not committed an act which constitutes grounds for denial of a license under Code Section 43-5-10.
(2) If the applicant has held a license in another state, jurisdiction or territory, the applicant must submit verification of each license.
(3) The Board may request further verification of any credential submitted to include specialty, certification, training, or experience in the military while a service member which substantially meets or exceeds the requirements to obtain a license in this state.

Rule 53-3-.06 Repealed

Rule 53-3-.07 Repealed

Rule 53-3-.08 Repealed

Rule 53-3-.09 Repealed

Rule 53-3-.10 Repealed