Become a Psychologist in Georgia - GA

Candidates for licensure interested in how to become a psychologist in Georgia must meet the following requirements:

  1. Be of good moral character.
  2. Pass a written examination called the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP). A passing grade is 70 percent or higher.
  3. Pass an oral examination administered by the Board. The Board will determine a passing and failing grade for this exam on an individual basis.
  4. Must not have failed a Board examination within the past six months

Note: There is a $100 application fee for a license in psychology in Georgia. Applicants can find the application for licensure at http://sos.georgia.gov/acrobat/PLB/02%20Application%20for%20Licensure%20by%20Examination%20or%20Endorsement.pdf.

Georgia Psychological Association

The Georgia Psychological Association (GPA) has three stated purposes:

  1. To advance the development of the field of psychology as a science.
  2. To advance the development of the field of psychology as an applied practice.
  3. To use psychology as a way to promote the welfare of humanity.

Georgia Psychological Association
2200 Century Parkway, Suite 660
Atlanta, Georgia 30345
(404) 634-6272 – Phone
(404) 634-8230 – Fax


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