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Become a Licensed Psychologist

Find out what is required to earn a Psychologist license in your state

Whether you are interested in becoming a clinical psychologist, school psychologist, industrial/organizational psychologist, or a practicing psychologist in another field, you will need to complete established prerequisites for licensure in your state.

At a minimum, licensure will require you to complete a doctoral program in the psychology field associated with your career path in addition to a certain amount of supervised experience.

Why do Psychologists need to be licensed?

Education and experience requirements within the licensing procedure have been established for the main reason of preventing the delivery of wrong or unnecessary psychological services to those who seek assistance.

Mandatory licensing of psychologists has also allowed for the development of egalitarian psychology education programs. Psychology schools are required to provide classes not only covering established best practices, but also regarding the understanding of various cultures'.

For example, based on the collaborative effort of professionals in the psychology field, classes regarding ethical practices and consistent quality of psychological services regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and culture may be delivered.

Licensing of psychologists and the continual assessment of regulations, best psychological practices and delivery of education is a very good thing.

Click on the state in which you wish to gain your psychologist license to learn more about the licensure process.

Psychology Schools & Colleges
 
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At University of Phoenix, we believe everyone deserves access to higher education.

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With more than 300 online and residential areas of study, Liberty offers programs from the certificate to doctoral level.

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Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies, The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law as well as certificate programs in many areas.

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Pursue a certificate, master, or doctorate degree in Psychology at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology.

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As an accredited university with online degree programs in five schools, Capella University is committed to helping you accomplish your goals through a high-caliber educational experience.

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A degree from CTU can connect you to what matters most: powerful professional network, faculty who are real-world professionals and innovative technology. So once you earn your degree you hit the ground sprinting. Are you in?

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Earn your degree online with Grand Canyon University. We offer approximately 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in a variety of fields that can be completed 100% online.

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For over 35 years, Keiser University has provided student-centered, quality career education.

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