Registered Sanitarians Licensing
To Become a Registered Sanitarian in Arkansas
The board shall admit to examination any person who makes application to the secretary of the board on the appropriate form provided, pays an application fee of $20.00, is a citizen of the United States and is of good moral character. The minimum requirements for admission to examination for registration is as follows:
- A bachelor or master of public health degree with specialization in sanitary sciences from an approved school of public health; or
- College graduate in one of the natural sciences (biology, chemistry, physics, math, earth and/or geology) or engineering, with a minimum of 30 semester hours or its equivalent of the above subjects, plus one year’s experience in environmental sanitation or approved training courses.
Any person meeting the educational qualifications, but who does not meet the experience requirements, may make application to the Board to become a “Sanitarian-In-Training."
Each person who passes the examination to the satisfaction of the board shall be issued a certificate of registration upon payment of a registration fee of ten dollars ($10.00).
Registered Sanitarians in Arkansas must obtain 2 Continuing Education Units, (20 contact hours) each biennium. Please refer to our section on Continuing Education Units. A registration renewal fee of $20.00 is required each year (July 1st to June 30th).
For more information contact The Board Sec/Treas or any other Board Member.