79-12.1 Professional study.
- As used in this section, acceptable accrediting agency shall mean an organization accepted by the department as a reliable authority for the purpose of accrediting psychoanalysis programs, having accreditation standards that are substantially equivalent to the requirements for programs registered as leading to licensure in psychoanalysis pursuant to section 52.35 of this Title, and applying its criteria for granting accreditation of programs in a fair, consistent, and nondiscriminatory manner.
- To meet the professional education requirement for licensure as a psychoanalyst, the applicant shall present satisfactory evidence of:
- having received a master's or higher degree through completing a program in any field that is registered by the department pursuant to this Part, or the substantial equivalent; and
- completing a program in psychoanalysis that is registered as leading to licensure in this field pursuant to section 52.35 of this Title or a program in psychoanalysis that is accredited by an acceptable accrediting agency, or a program in psychoanalysis that is substantially equivalent to such a registered or accredited program, as determined by the department; or
- completing a program that is located outside the United States and its territories that is recognized by the appropriate civil authorities of the jurisdiction in which the program is located as a program that prepares an applicant for the professional practice of psychoanalysis, has been verified in accordance with subdivision (c) of section 59.2 of this Title, and which is determined by the department to be substantially equivalent to a program in psychoanalysis registered by the department as leading to licensure in this field, pursuant to section 52.35 of this Title, or to a program in psychoanalysis accredited by an acceptable accrediting agency.