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Disclaimer: Sections from the Education Law, Rules of the Board of Regents or Regulations of the Commissioner of Education are presented below for general informational purposes as a public service. Although reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that these sections are current, complete, and accurate, the State Education Department does not warrant or represent that this information is current, complete, and accurate. The statutes, rules, and regulations are subject to change on a regular basis. Readers are advised to consult McKinney's Consolidated Laws of New York (West Publishing Corporation) and Title 8 of the Unofficial Version New York Codes, Rules and Regulations - Title 8 (8 NYCRR), published by the Department of State, and the State Register for the official exposition of the text of these statutes, rules and regulations, as well as for amendments and any subsequent changes or revisions thereto.

In addition to meeting all applicable provisions of this Part, to be registered as a program recognized as leading to licensure which meets the requirements in section 72.1 of this Title, it shall be a doctoral degree program which shall require at least three years of full-time study or the equivalent; including seminars, tutorials, or other graduate level coursework representing two years of full-time study or the equivalent. The program shall include coursework in research, ethical and legal standards, individual and cultural diversity, professional values, attitudes and behaviors, communication and interpersonal skills, assessment and diagnosis, intervention, supervision, consultation and interprofessional/interdisciplinary skills. In addition, the program shall include one year of supervised practicum, internship, field experience, or applied research, which is appropriate to the practice of psychology, as such practice is defined in section 7601-a of the Education Law.