Psychologist Licensure Procedures in Florida

How to become a Psychologist in Florida...

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Explore the information below and begin your journey toward becoming a licensed psychologist in Florida. The following procedures have been the same for many years; however, they are subject to change and it would be wise to contact the Florida Board of Psychology at (850) 245-4373 if you have any concerns or questions regarding requirements for earning your Florida psychologist license.

I'm a High School Graduate...

As a high school graduate looking into the requirements of psychologist licensure in Florida, you are way ahead of the curve! In addition, by doing your career research early, you are greatly expediting the process of becoming a psychologist in Florida.

The following are steps that will help you continue to advance your education as well as learn more about the career environment of psychology related fields in Florida.

Step One:

The first step you will need to take is to begin advancing your current level of education. For Florida psychologist licensure, you will eventually need to complete a doctoral program in psychology; however, the first step is to begin earning an associate's degree or bachelor's degree in psychology.

Click on the links below to browse schools offering programs you are currently qualified to begin!

Step Two:

The next step is to learn more about psychology related fields. You will want to gather as much experience and information over the next few years as you possibly can. The more information you gather, the more confident you will be when making more serious career decisions later in life.

The following are links to volunteering organizations located across the state of Florida.

I've already received my Bachelor's or Master's degree...

Once you have your undergraduate or Master's degree you will need to continue on and earn your doctorate degree in psychology, educational psychology or an education degree that specializes in counseling psychology or educational psychology from an accredited college or university.

Step One:

Contact schools offering Master's, PhD or PsyD programs you are interested in.

Step Two:

When choosing a Master's or Doctoral program, you will be narrowing your career focus. Since there are a large variety of areas where you can go within the field of psychology, it would be wise to speak with the career services personnel at your school to learn more about various opportunities you may participate in to boost yourself higher on the list of possible applicants for school and/or for a professional position once you have completed your schooling.

Step Three:

Once you have completed your PhD or PsyD program, you may continue down to:

I have finished my PhD or PsyD...

Follow the steps to learn how to acquire your Psychologist license in Florida.

Step One:

Once your educational requirements have been fulfilled, you will need at least 2 years or 4000 hours of supervised psychology experience.

Supervision needs to be by a licensed psychologist who is approved by the Florida Board of Psychology. You will find more details and a link to download a Supervising Psychologist Verification Form on the following Florida Board of Psychology webpage (you will need to scroll down a little to find the link).

Step Two:

The next step is to download the full Florida Psychologist Licensure Application which can be found by scrolling down on the following webpage. This application also contains detailed instructions for completion of the application in addition to detailed information regarding all requirements for Florida psychologist licensure.

You will need to submit the application package including the supervising psychologist verification form. Once your application has been evaluated and you are established to be ready to sit for your Florida psychologist licensure examinations, you will be contacted by the Florida Board of Psychology.

Step Three:

Finally, you will need to successfully complete Florida's psychologist licensure examination. The examination accepted in Florida is called the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology.

You can find more information about the examination contents, process, testing locations and dates through the following ASPPB website.

Florida Psychology Schools & Colleges
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