State Psychology Boards

National

Passage of the national EPPP exam is a requirement for Psychologist licensure in all states. Educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam vary by state. 

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. 

Alabama

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Alabama

Alaska

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Alaska

Arizona

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply psychologist licensure in Arizona

Arkansas

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Arkansas

California

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program does not meet educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in California.

In addition to a doctoral degree from an accredited program, the California Board of Psychology requires applicants to complete additional coursework or experience, potentially beyond what is required for completion of the PhD in Clinical Psychology program in the following areas: Suicide Risk Assessment and Intervention, Human Sexuality, Child Abuse Assessment and Reporting, Detection and Treatment of Alcohol and Other Chemical Substance Dependence, Spousal or Partner Abuse, Aging and Long-Term Care. 

Colorado

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Colorado

Connecticut

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Connecticut

Delaware

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Delaware

District of Columbia

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in the District of Columbia. 

Florida

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Florida

Georgia

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Georgia

Hawaii

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Hawaii

Idaho

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Idaho

Illinois

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to  sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Illinois

Indiana

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Indiana

Iowa

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Iowa

Kansas

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Kansas

Kentucky

Ohio State is not able to determine whether completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Kentucky.

The Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology requires a practicum in psychological assessment to apply for licensure. A psychological assessment practicum is available to individuals completing the PhD in Clinical Psychology program but is not a requirement for program completion. 

Louisiana

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Louisiana

Maine

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Maine

Maryland

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Maryland

Massachusetts

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Massachusetts

Michigan

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Michigan

Minnesota

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Minnesota

Mississippi

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Mississippi

Missouri

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Missouri. 

Montana

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for Psychologist licensure in Montana

Nebraska

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for Psychologist licensure in Nebraska

Nevada

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Nevada

New Hampshire

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in New Hampshire

New Jersey

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program does not meet educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in New Jersey

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. 

New Mexico

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in New Mexico

New York

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in New York

North Carolina

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in North Carolina

North Dakota

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in North Dakota

Ohio

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Ohio. 

Oklahoma

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Oklahoma

Oregon

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Oregon

Pacific Territories

Ohio State has not determined whether completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam or apply for psychologist licensure in American Samoa or Guam.

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. 

 

Pennsylvania

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Pennsylvania

Puerto Rico

Ohio State has not determined whether completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam or apply for psychologist licensure in Puerto Rico

Rhode Island

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Rhode Island

South Carolina

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in South Carolina

South Dakota

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in South Dakota

Tennessee

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Tennessee

Texas

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Texas

Utah

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Utah

U.S. Virgin Islands

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in the U.S. Virgin islands

Vermont

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Vermont.

Virginia

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Virginia

Washington

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Washington

West Virginia

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in West Virginia

Wisconsin

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Wisconsin

Wyoming

Completion of Ohio State's APA and PCSAS-accredited PhD in Clinical Psychology program meets educational requirements to sit for the EPPP exam and apply for psychologist licensure in Wyoming