Find Psychologist License Requirements in Your State

Each state licenses psychologists that work directly with patients, administer any type of test or provide therapy to a patient. Psychologists who work as consultants or in an indirect role may also be licensed in some states. For this reason it is critical to understand the Psychologist license requirements in the state you wish to practice.

State licensing boards provide specific information for those seeking Psychologist licensure, however, the information can be time consuming to navigate, especially if you are looking for something specific like clinical hour requirements or application forms. Psychologist-License.com has refined and simplified the way you find the requirements. Your time is valuable and the navigation to Psychologist license requirements on this site has been designed to be more efficient.

Licensing Psychologists assures only those with the appropriate academic preparation and experience are providing treatment to patients. Through licensure of Psychologists both patient and Psychologist gain a level of safety and confidence.

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  • Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and offers an Online Bachelor’s in Psychology. This program is modeled around the American Psychological Association (APA) Guidelines. APA does not accredit undergraduate psychology programs. Capella University, also offers several Online Master’s and Doctoral programs in Psychology including both clinical and non-clinical specializations. Click here to contact Capella University and request information about their programs.


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  • Pepperdine University - Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy online - Prepare to pursue licensure as an LMFT or LPC in as few as 24 months. No GRE required. Click Here to request information today.


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