Continuing Education for Psychologists in New Mexico

CE requirements for NM psychologists:

  • 40 hours of CE every 2 years, including 4 hours of cultural diversity (with 2 of the 4 hours to be in the area of ethnic diversity) and 5 hours of ethics
  • 15 of the 40 must be in Category I (from APA approved providers)
  • 11 of the 15 Category I hours can be earned online, 4 must be face-to-face programs
  • Remainder of the hours (25) can be from Category I or II
  • Board accepts independent study or home study programs, including online programs, from APA approved providers

CE Approvals: The New Mexico Board of Psychologist Examiners accepts programs from APA approved sponsors. At Health is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.

NM psychologists can earn 36 of their CE credits online through View the course catalog at

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the NM continuing education regulations, go to

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