How to Become a Psychologist in New Brunswick

First: Obtain An Undergraduate Degree

Before 2011, all you needed was a Masters Degree in New Brunswick for independent practice as a licensed Psychologist, but now a Doctoral degree is needed. Below is a list of schools in New Brunswick where you can obtain an Undergraduate Degree in Psychology.

Undergraduate Schools With Psychology Degrees in New Brunswick:

Mount Allison University
University of New Brunswick – Fredericton
University of New Brunswick, Saint John
Saint Thomas University

Second: Obtain a Doctoral Degree

In New Brunswick you must have a Doctoral Degree to become licensed under the  College of Psychologists of New Brunswick.

Graduate School Programs in New Brunswick:

Université de MonctonPsychology Department
Mount Allison UniversityPsychology Department
University of New Brunswick – FrederictonPsychology Department
University of New Brunswick, Saint John
Saint Thomas UniversityPsychology Department

Third: Where and How do I Register?

Where to register as a Psychologist in New Brunswick: College of Psychologists of New Brunswick

Along with a Doctoral Degree, applicants wanting to licence as a Psychologist must also receive a score of 70% on the EPPP exam, and pass an oral examination / interview.

The information on their website is really vague on membership procedures, but if you want to know more about I suggest you contact their registars office at


Further Information On Becoming A Psychologist / Psychological Associate in New Brunswick:

College of Psychologists of New Brunswick

Canadian Psychological Association – @ CPA

Graduate Guide 2009-2010.PDF – @ Canadian Psychological Association



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