PART 4                 PSYCHOLOGISTS: EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS               ISSUING AGENCY:  Regulation and Licensing Department, New Mexico State Board of Psychologist Examiners.

[ NMAC - Rp, NMAC, 11/15/2006]               SCOPE:  The provisions of Part 4 apply to all applicants for licensure except applicants applying for reciprocity ( and NMAC) and foreign trained individuals ( NMAC).

[ NMAC - Rp, NMAC, 11/15/2006; A, 7/1/2018]               STATUTORY AUTHORITY:  This part is adopted pursuant to the Professional Psychologist Act, Sections 61-9-4.1, 61-9-6, 61-9-10 61-9-11, 61-9-11.1 NMSA 1978.

[ NMAC - Rp, NMAC, 11/15/2006]               DURATION:  Permanent.

[ NMAC - Rp, NMAC, 11/15/2006]               EFFECTIVE DATE:  November 15, 2006 unless a later date is cited at the end of a section.

[ NMAC - Rp, NMAC, 11/15/2006]               OBJECTIVE:  This part establishes the minimum educational requirements for applicants applying for licensure.

[ NMAC - Rp, NMAC, 11/15/2006]               DEFINITIONS:  [RESERVED]


                A.            The board shall issue a license as a psychologist to an applicant, otherwise qualified, who furnishes evidence satisfactory to the board that the applicant is a graduate of a doctoral program that is designated as a doctoral program in psychology by a nationally recognized designation system or that is accredited by a nationally recognized accreditation body and hold a degree with a major in clinical, counseling or school psychology from a university offering a full-time course of study in psychology.

                B.            It is the responsibility of the prospective applicant to provide evidence, at the time of application that the program from which he or she graduated meets the requirements of the Professional Psychology Act.

[ NMAC - Rp, NMAC, 11/15/2006; A, 3/21/2009; A, 9/16/2010; A, 7/1/2018]



Pre-NMAC History:  The material in this part was derived from that previously filed with the State Records Center and Archives under:

Rule 4, Requirements for Certifications Psychologists filed 11/1/1983.

Rule 4, Requirements for Certification Psychologists filed 4/19/1985.

NMBPE Rule 2 Requirements for Certification Licensure Psychologists filed 12/28/1989.

NMBPE Rule 2, Requirements for Certification Licensure Psychologists filed 8/28/1990.

Rule No. 2, Requirements for Licensure filed 4/24/1995.

Rule 5, Requirements for Certification Psychologist Associate filed 11/1/1983.

MBPE Rule 3, Requirements for Licensure filed 12/28/1989.

Rule No. 3, Educational Requirements filed 4/24/1995.

Rule 6, Psychologist Associates Conditions of Practice filed 1/3/1984.

NMBPE Rule 4, Psychologist Associates filed 12/28/1989.

Rule No. 4, Supervised Practice Leading Towards Licensure filed 4/24/1995.

Rule 8, Examination-Psychologist Associate filed 11/1/1983.

Rule 8, Examination-Psychologist Associate filed 3/19/1984.

Rule 8, Examination-Psychologist Associate filed 4/19/1985.

NMBPE Rule 6, Examination-Psychologist Associate filed 12/28/1989.

NMBPE Rule 6, Examination-Psychologist Associate filed 8/28/1990.

Rule No. 6, Examination for Licensure Psychologist-Psychologist Associate filed 4/24/1995.

NMBPE Rule 15 Senior Psychologist filed 8/28/1990.

Rule No. 15, Section 61-9-10 Licensure filed 4/24/1995.


History of Repealed Material:

16 NMAC 22.3, Licensure, Educational and Examination Requirements - Repealed 4/16/2000

16.22.4 NMAC, Education Requirements for Psychologists - Repealed 11/15/2006