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1800.3930 PROCEDURES.

Subpart 1.

Request for admission to the fundamentals examination.

An applicant shall submit an application for admission to the fundamentals examination in the geoscience discipline in which the applicant is seeking licensure as described in part 1800.3920, subpart 2. The application must be postmarked not later than 60 days prior to the date set for the fundamentals examination and accompanied by payment of the fee in Minnesota Statutes, section 326.105. For applicants who have not yet graduated, an unofficial transcript of grades from all institutions attended showing the applicant's name, the name of the college or university, and the number of credits completed must accompany the application. An official transcript of grades showing the degree awarded and date of graduation for all undergraduate and graduate degree programs must be submitted before the applicant may be certified as a geologist-in-training or soil scientist-in-training. For applicants who have graduated, an official transcript of grades showing the degree awarded and date of graduation must accompany the application.

Subp. 2.

Request for admission to professional examination.

An applicant shall submit an application for admission to the professional geoscience examination in the geoscience discipline in which the applicant is seeking licensure as explained in part 1800.3920, subpart 3. The application must be postmarked not later than 60 days prior to the date set for the professional examination and accompanied by payment of the fee in Minnesota Statutes, section 326.105. The application must be made on a form provided by the board and must include a detailed listing of geoscience experience gained. The experience listing must include the name and current mailing address of the applicant's direct supervisor for each period of employment. The board shall provide the applicant an experience reference form that must be signed and submitted to the board by each supervisor for each period of employment during which qualifying geoscience experience was gained. An official transcript of grades showing the degree awarded and date of graduation for all undergraduate and graduate degree programs must be submitted directly to the board by the educational institution, unless previously submitted. The application must include one signed copy of a statement that the applicant has read the Board Rules of Professional Conduct and a signed certification as described in part 1800.0400, subpart 5.

Subp. 3.

Validity of application.

A.

An applicant may take one examination for each application approved by the board.

B.

An applicant who fails the examination, cancels, or fails to appear for the examination must submit a new application with the appropriate fee in order to take the examination on another date.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 326.06

History:

22 SR 90; 38 SR 59; 43 SR 89

Published Electronically:

August 16, 2018