64B19-11.0035. Licensure by Examination: Proof Satisfactory to the Board for the Purpose of Determining Eligibility for Examination  

Effective on Wednesday, March 18, 2020
  • 1(1) U.S. and Canadian Education.

    6(a) Institution: Applicant must have received a Ph.D. in Psychology, a Psy.D., or an Ed.D. in Psychology from an institution of higher learning recognized and approved by the U.S. States Department of Education or recognized as a member in good standing with the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada; and,

    57(b) Program: Applicant’s degree must have been obtained from a program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).

    75(c) Proof may be provided by:

    811. A true copy of the applicant’s transcript sent directly to the Board, or

    952. Electronic submission through the National Student Clearinghouse, or

    1043. Electronic submission through the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Board’s (ASPPB) Mobility Program, or

    1204. Electronic submission through the National Register of Health Service Psychologists.

    131(2) International Education:

    134(a) Institution: Applicants who obtained a degree outside of the United States or Canada must provide proof that the institution was officially recognized by the government of the country in which it is located as an institution to train students to practice professional psychology; and,

    179(b) Program: An original, signed letter on official letterhead sent directly to the Board from the director or former director of a doctoral psychology program accredited by the accrediting agency recognized and approved by the United States Department of Education. The letter shall state that the Applicant’s Program is equivalent to a psychology program accredited by APA and enumerate the exact documents that were reviewed in determining comparability.

    247(c) Proof of degree and internship equivalence must be provided by a Board approved education credentials evaluation service.

    265Rulemaking Authority 267490.004(4), 268490.005(1)(b) FS. 270Law Implemented 272490.003(3), 273490.005 FS. 275History–New 1-7-96, Formerly 59AA-11.0035, Amended 12-4-97, 9-20-98, 11-24-98, 1-25-00, 10-12-11, 11-26-17, 3-15-18, 3-18-20.