|(a) An applicant from another state must provide documentation
that licensure in another state was obtained by standards substantially
equivalent to those of Texas.
(b) An applicant from another territory or foreign
country must provide documents verified by the department or a certified
credentialing agency confirming that licensure in the territory or
foreign country was obtained by standards substantially equivalent
to those of Texas.
(c) Degrees, certificates, diplomas, and course work
received at other institutions, American or foreign, shall be accepted
only if such institution is approved by an education agency in that
state or country and the curriculum, the accrediting/credentialing
body of that state or country, or the course of studies meets the
criteria set out by the Act and this subchapter.
(d) Unless otherwise indicated, an applicant for licensure
as a massage therapist must submit all required information and documentation
of credentials on department-approved forms as prescribed under §117.20.