An individual pursuing postdoctoral training or experience in psychology shall be exempt from licensure pursuant to G.S. 90-270.138(d) if the following criteria are met:

(1)           the postdoctoral training or experience in psychology meets all the criteria set forth in 21 NCAC 54 .2009(h); and

(2)           the individual has completed all doctoral degree requirements of a program that was accredited by the American Psychological Association or Canadian Psychological Association at the time the individual graduated from the program. Evidence of completion of all degree requirements shall be in the form of either an official transcript showing the date on which the degree was conferred or a letter from the registrar, director of graduate school, or director of graduate studies verifying that all substantive and administrative requirements for the doctoral degree have been met without exception and stating the date on which the doctoral degree will be awarded.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-270.4(d); 90-270.9;

Eff. September 1, 2005;

Readopted Eff. April 1, 2020;

Amended Eff. June 1, 2022; August 1, 2021.