All states require completion of supervised predoctoral practicum hours and a predoctoral internship (or an equivalent experience). Completion of Ohio State's PhD in Clinical Psychology requires satisfactory completion of at least three postdoctoral practicum experiences and an APA or PCSAS-accredited internship.
In some jurisdictions, in addition to applying for licensure as a psychologist, an individual can obtain prescribing privileges. Ohio State's PhD in Clinical Psychology does NOT fulfill requirements for licensure as a prescribing psychologist. Typically, additional coursework in pharmacology is required to apply for licensure as a prescribing psychologist.
District of Columbia
The New Jersey State Board of Psychological Examiners requires six doctoral credit hours in 1) Personality Theory and Human Development Theory, 2) Learning Theory and/or Physiological Psychology, 3) Psychological Measurement and Psychological Assessment, 4) Psychopathology, 5) Psychological Therapy/counseling or Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and 6) Research and Statistical Design. Individuals who complete the PhD in Clinical Psychology may need to complete a additional 3 - 6 credit hours of coursework in personality theory and human development and/or learning theory or physiological psychology.