Do you know where the largest anatomically accurate brain sculpture in the world is housed? You guessed it. The sculpture is in Indiana, specifically at the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University Bloomington. The department unveiled the seven-foot high sculpture in celebration of its 125th anniversary in 2013. Prospective students have ample choices in psychology schools and programs at Indiana University Bloomington and at several other programs around the state.

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The state of Indiana requires psychology license candidates to graduate from a doctoral program, complete an internship and a supervised work experience, and pass both a jurisprudence and a national exam.

Indiana Psychologist Licensing

Psychologists licensed in Indiana are permitted to perform the following tasks:

  • Administer tests and diagnose and treat mental and behavioral disorders
  • Offer educational and vocational guidance, personnel selection and management advice, and resolution of interpersonal conflict
  • Teach psychology and conduct research

Licensing Authority in Indiana

The Indiana State Psychology Board issues licenses and regulates psychologists in the state.

Psychologist licensure candidates in Indiana must have completed the following steps:

Completed a three year degree accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) or Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) and written a dissertation

Completed a 1,500 hour internship

Completed a 1,600 hour supervised work experience

Passed a jurisprudence exam and the Examination for the Professional Practice of Psychology (EPPP)

Other Psychologist Licensing Criteria
  • The doctoral program must include study in: scientific and professional ethics and standards, research design, methodology, statistics, and, psychometrics. Three or more graduate semester hours are required in: biological bases of behavior, cognitive-affective bases of behavior, social bases of behavior, and individual differences. One year must be spent in residency. The candidate must establish competence in an applied health service area of psychology, such as clinical, counseling, or school psychology, to be eligible for licensing.

  • The internship must be at least 1,500 hours and occur within 24 months under the supervision of two full-time psychologists.
  • The supervised work experience must be at least 1,600 hours, at least 50% of which must be in client-facing work. At least one hour every week must be individually supervised.

  • The candidate must pass the jurisprudence exam before the EPPP. If the EPPP is failed three times, the candidate must review the areas of deficiency with the Board and develop a remedial program. The EPPP can be taken no more than four times in 12 months.

Psychology Licensing Exams in Indiana

Psychologist candidates in Indiana must pass a jurisprudence exam and the national Examination for the Professional Practice of Psychology (EPPP).

Recognized Psychology Specializations in Indiana

  • Counseling Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • School Psychology

Specialization Requirements

  • Candidate must meet all other licensure requirements
  • Candidate must complete at least 1,800 hours of experience in his/her specialty area

License Renewal

  • Licenses must be renewed biennially. Licensed psychologists must complete 20 hours of continuing education every two years.
Indiana Licensure Resources

Indiana Psychologist Salary and Employment Trends

Growth and Employment Rate for Psychologists in Indiana vs Nationwide

Clinical, Counseling & School Psychologists Growth 2012-2022

Nationwide 11%

Indiana 22.2%

Psychologists, Other Growth 2012-2022

Nationwide 11%

Indiana 6.1%

Number clinical, counseling and school psychologist and psychologists, other, employed 2014

Nationwide 115,810

Indiana 1,470

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To learn more about psychology education programs, licensure, and economic data in Indiana, please visit the following resources:

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