As a state with some of the top schools in the country, it is no surprise the New York offers a selection of great psychology schools and graduate programs. Students wishing to study psychology in New York state will find plenty of options, both in the NYC area and further upstate. With more than 11,000 licensed psychologists working in the state, it is obvious that psychology is a major industry in New York.

To sort through the long list of options, please use the search tool below to find psychology schools and graduate programs that meet specific criteria.

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SCHOOL NAME CITY, STATE STUDENT POPULATION SCHOOL TYPE TUITION PROGRAM TYPE PROGRAMS
University of Phoenix-Online CampusPhoenix, AZ307,871Private, 4-above$9,216Both
Master’s - ONLINE
  • Master of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Behavioral Health
  • Master of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Doctorate - ONLINE
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Master’s
  • Psychology - Other
Ashford UniversityClinton, IA74,596Private, 4-year$9,648Campus
Bachelor’s
  • Psychology - General
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions - Other
Arizona State UniversityTempe, AZ72,254Public, 4-year$9,208Campus
Bachelor’s
  • Psychology - General
  • Applied Psychology
Master’s
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Psychology - General
  • Educational Psychology
  • Applied Psychology
Doctorate
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
  • Educational Psychology
  • Psychology - General
  • Neuroscience
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Liberty UniversityLynchburg, VA64,096Private, 4-above$18,562Both
Associate - ONLINE
  • Associate of Arts in Psychology - Christian Counseling
Bachelor’s - ONLINE
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Criminal Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Christian Counseling
Associate
  • Psychology - General
Bachelor’s
  • Psychology - General
Master’s
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Counseling Psychology
Doctorate
  • Counseling Psychology
Miami Dade CollegeMiami, FL63,736Public, 4-year$2,483Campus
Associate
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Houston Community CollegeHouston, TX63,015Public, 2-year$744Campus
Associate
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
University of Central FloridaOrlando, FL58,465Public, 4-year$4,426Campus
Bachelor’s
  • Psychology - General
Master’s
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Psychology - General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Doctorate
  • Psychology - General
Ohio State University-Main CampusColumbus, OH56,867Public, 4-year$9,168Campus
Bachelor’s
  • Psychology - General
Master’s
  • Psychology - General
Doctorate
  • Neuroscience
  • Psychology - General

After becoming educated in the practice of psychology, students will still need to meet a number of other requirements before obtaining a license. It is required by law for anyone practicing psychology to possess a current license issued by the state.

Psychologist Licensing in New York

Once a psychologist is successfully licensed to work in New York, they will be able to offer a number of professional services, which include:

  • Group therapy sessions that treat a number of people facing similar problems
  • Diagnose mental health issues such as anxiety and depression, and provide treatment for those conditions
  • Work with individuals struggling with addiction to find solutions

Psychology Licensing Authority in New York

The New York State Office of the Professions Psychology Division handles licensing in New York. Those with the necessary qualifications to practice in this profession will go through this agency in order to receive a license.

The steps the need to be navigated in order to receive a license are below.

Be at least 21 years of age and have good moral character

Hold a doctoral degree in psychology from an approved institution

Work for two years in full-time supervised practice within the field of psychology

Pass the appropriate exam

Submit all paperwork and fees to the Office of the Professions

Other Licensing Requirements
  • Satisfy the Child Abuse Identification Reporting requirement through appropriate coursework or training

New York Psychology Licensing Exams

New York State requires psychology license applications to pass the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology exam (EPPP) with a converted score of at least 75.

Recognized Psychology Licensing Specializations in New York State

  • General Psychology
  • Industrial And Organizational Psychology
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • School Psychology

Specialization Requirements

  • Meet the standards that apply to general psychology licensure

License Renewal

  • At this time, there are no requirements for continuing education
Other Licensing Resources for New York Psychology

Salary and Employment Trends for Psychologists in New York

New York Psychologists vs. Nationwide: Growth and Employment Rate

Clinical, Counseling & School Psychologists Growth 2012-2022

Nationwide 11%

New York 6.2%

Psychologists, Other Growth 2012-2022

Nationwide 11%

New York 5.0%

Number Clinical, Counseling, & School Psychologists and Psychologists, Other employed 2014

Nationwide 115,810

New York 11,190

Psychologists Earnings in New York State vs. Nationwide Averages

Clinical, Counseling & School Psychologists   Psychologist , Other

Nationwide

Median Wage Annually

$68,900

 

$92,110

New York

Median Wage Annually

$81,730

 

$93,170

New York

Median Wage Hourly

$39.30

 

$44.79

New York

Lowest 10% yearly wage

$48,310

 

$37,870

New York

Highest 10% yearly wage

$122,130

 

$172,860

In order to learn more about psychology in New York state, please take a moment to visit some of the helpful links below.

New York Psychology Resources