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Professional Licensure

PsyD in Clinical Psychology

PsyD Professional Licensure

Licensed Psychologist

Mount Saint Mary’s University PsyD in Clinical Psychology graduates are eligible to sit for licensure as a Psychologist in California.  The Board of Psychology of California is the licensing authority for California and requires an exam on the laws and regulations for practice of psychology in California, as well as the national EPPP (Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology). Licenses in other states are granted by the licensing authority in those individual states and those licensing boards might require an additional exam on laws and regulations specific to that state, as well as additional education requirements. Prior to enrollment, prospective students must review the lists below to determine whether this program meets the educational requirements in a specific state. MSMU would like to help applicants and students navigate the licensure process. Contact the Director of the PsyD Program at gtravis@msmu.edu. Students may also find the contact information and licensure requirements for the licensing authority in California and other jurisdictions by visiting the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) website.

States for which MSMU’s PsyD in Clinical Psychology MEETS the educational requirements for licensure or certification

California

States for which MSMU’s PsyD in Clinical Psychology DOES NOT MEET the educational requirements for licensure or certification

TBD

States for which MSMU HAS NOT YET DETERMINED whether the PsyD in Clinical Psychology program meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification

Categorization Criteria

  1. States where MSMU’s PsyD in Clinical Psychology MEETS educational requirements:
    • Curriculum requirements (including internship/practicum/experience hours required to graduate) must meet all requirements mandated by the State
  2. States where MSMU’s PsyD in Clinical Psychology DOES NOT MEET educational requirements
    • Curriculum requirements do not match up with requirements mandated by the State
  3. States where MSMU’s PsyD in Clinical Psychology has not made a determination
    • Research is still in progress