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Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program – Psy.D.

Licensure: 2001–2008

The following table depicts the number and percentage of Psy.D. program graduates who have taken and passed the examination in their state for the independent practice of psychology. What the table does not show is that all IUP graduates (100%) who attempted the EPPP licensure examination passed it for this time interval. Of the eighty-one graduates, ten of them have not attempted the examination for either personal or professional reasons.

  Number Percent
Graduates 81  
Passed Licensure 71 88%
Not passed * 10 12%

Examination for the Professional Practice of Psychology (EPPP)

Persons who are pursuing a license for the indepedent practice of psychology in any state will take the EPPP as part of each state's examination process. The table presented below depicts the average score EPPP for IUP Clinical Psychology graduates as compared to the national average for each of the content areas. Review of this table indicates that IUP graduates, on average, score higher than the national average in every subject area of the EPPP. Complete information may be obtained from the website of the Association of State and Provincial Boards of Psychology (PDF). More complete labels for the categories are listed below the table.

EPPP Scores

EPPP Content Areas (columns in the figure above)

  • Biological Foundations
  • Cognitive-Affective Dimensions
  • Social Psychology/Diversity
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Assessment
  • Intervention
  • Research
  • Ethics/Professional Issues
  • Doctor of Psychology Program
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