PART 7                 EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS               ISSUING AGENCY:  Regulation and Licensing Department, State Board of Psychologist Examiners.

[ NMAC - Rp, NMAC, 11/15/2006]               SCOPE:  The provisions of Part 7 apply to all applicants for licensure.

[ NMAC - Rp, NMAC, 11/15/2006]               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 examination requirements for all licensure applicants.

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


                A.            Examinations.

                                (1)           To qualify for licensure, an applicant must demonstrate professional competence by taking and passing the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP), promulgated by the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB).  The passing score on the EPPP taken before January 1,1993 is 140 (seventy percent) or taken after January 1, 1993 is the score equal to or greater than the passing score recommended by ASPPB.

                                (2)           All persons applying for licensure shall take and pass an online jurisprudence examination on ethical standards, New Mexico laws, and board regulations as they apply to psychologists and their clients or patients.  The passing score will be determined by the board.

                                (3)           If the score of either the EPPP or jurisprudence examination meets the requirements for licensure as a psychologist but the other score does not, the examination passed will not have to be retaken.

                                (4)           Re-examination.  An applicant may retake the EPPP or jurisprudence examination and pay the appropriate examination fee as required by the board.  Such fee is nonrefundable and due at the time of the request.

                B.            An applicant shall furnish evidence to the board that demonstrates an awareness and knowledge of New Mexico cultures.

[ NMAC - Rp, NMAC, 11/15/2006; A, 3/21/2009; 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, 11/1/1983.

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

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

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

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

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

NMBPE Rule 3, Requirements for Licensure, 12/28/1989.

Rule No. 3, Education Requirements, 4/24/1995.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


History of Repealed Material:

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

16.22.7 NMAC, Examination Requirements - Repealed 11/15/2006