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49 Pa. Code § 41.41. Examinations.


§ 41.41. Examinations.

 (a)  To be eligible to take the licensure examinations, the applicant shall have obtained a doctoral degree in psychology or a field related to psychology and completed all degree requirements in §  41.31 (relating to educational qualifications).

 (b)  Applicants shall obtain a passing score on the Examination for Professional Practice In Psychology and the Pennsylvania Psychology Law Examination to qualify for licensure. Information about the contents of the examinations is available from the Board office.

 (c)  An applicant who has been deemed ineligible to take the examinations shall be notified in writing of the reasons for ineligibility, whereupon the applicant may, within 30 days of the notice, correct the causes for the ineligibility or file a request for reconsideration. A request for reconsideration must give the reasons for the applicant’s request, must be accompanied by documentary materials not previously submitted which the applicant wishes the Board to consider, and may include a request for an informal interview before the Board.


   The provisions of this §  41.41 amended under sections 3.2(1) and (2), 6(a) and 8(a)(6) of the Professional Psychologists Practice Act (63 P.S. § §  1203.2(1) and (2), 1206(a)(2) and 1208(a)(6)).


   The provisions of this §  41.41 adopted February 6, 1976, effective February 7, 1976, 6 Pa.B. 229; amended March 17, 1978, effective March 18, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 756; amended March 22, 1991, effective March 23, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 1171; amended May 22, 1998, effective May 23, 1998, 28 Pa.B. 2412; amended December 6, 2002, effective December 7, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 5956; amended June 4, 2010, effective June 5, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 2947. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (294157).

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  41.30 (relating to qualifications and documentation necessary for licensure).

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