§ 72.1 Professional study of psychology.
- 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 doctoral psychology programs, having accreditation standards that are substantially equivalent to the requirements for programs leading to licensure in psychology pursuant to section 52.10 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 psychologist, the applicant shall present satisfactory evidence of:
- being awarded a doctoral degree in psychology, from a program registered as leading to licensure in psychology pursuant to section 52.10 of this Title, or a doctoral degree in psychology from a program that is accredited by an acceptable accrediting agency, or a doctoral program in psychology that is determined by the department to be substantially equivalent to such a New York State-registered or accredited program that awards the doctoral degree in psychology; or
- be awarded the doctoral degree in psychology from a program 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 professional practice in psychology, 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 doctoral program registered pursuant to section 52.10 of this Title that awards the doctoral degree.