(1)Educational and experiential requirements.
(a)Successfully complete a master’s or higher degree in communication sciences and disorders granted by an accredited institution of higher education recognized by the United States department of education; and
(b)Pass the appropriate examination and clinical fellowships adopted by the director.
(a)Except as provided in subsection (3)(b) of this section, when an applicant has fulfilled the requirements of subsections (1) and (2) of this section, the director shall issue a provisional certification to the applicant.
(b)The director may deny a provisional certification if the applicant has committed any act that would be grounds for disciplinary action under section 12-305-112.
(4)Expiration of provisional certification.
(a)Except as provided in subsection (4)(b) of this section, a provisional certification expires twenty-four months after issuance or upon the issuance of certification to the applicant under section 12-305-107, whichever occurs first.
(b)The director shall not renew a provisional certification, but the director may grant an extension of a provisional certification. The director may adopt rules regarding the process and criteria for granting provisional certification extensions.
(c)A provisional certificate holder may apply for certification in accordance with section 12-305-107 upon completion of a speech-language pathology clinical fellowship.
Section 12-305-108 — Provisional certification - qualifications - application - expiration - practice - rules,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-12.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).