Regulations of the Commissioner

from Part 52, Registration of Curricula

ยง 52.10 Psychology

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 scientific and professional ethics and standards of practice, and issues of cultural and ethnic diversity; and at least three graduate semester hours or five graduate quarter hours in each of the following seven substantive content areas: biological basis of behavior; cognitive-affective basis of behavior; social basis of behavior; individual differences; psychometrics; history and systems of psychology; and research design, methodology, and statistics. 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.

Last Updated: June 11, 2009