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Resources on Graduate Education and Careers in Psychology: Graduate Education Information

Academic Preparation

APA Guidelines for the Undergraduate Psychology Major
    http://www.apa.org/ed/precollege/about/psymajor-guidelines.pdf

A 2006 report by the APA Board of Educational Affairs Task Force on Psychology Major Compentencies. Identifies ten achievement goals and potential related learning outcomes for undergraduate psychology students--the first five goals pertain to the science and application of psychology, and the remaining five to liberal arts education as related to psychology.

Sites Specific to Psychology

APA Accreditation
   http://www.apa.org/ed/accreditation/index.aspx

Includes lists of accredited programs, as well as a plethora of information about the accreditation process, such as criteria and procedures.

National Research Council Study on U.S. Psychology PhD Programs (1995)
    http://www.socialpsychology.org/ranking.htm

Quality ranking of programs based upon results of the study.

Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC)
    http://www.appic.org/

See also the APPIC Internship Matching Program
    http://www.appic.org/Match/About-The-APPIC-Match

Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB)
    http://www.asppb.org/

Association of psychology licensing boards in the United States and Canada.

Monitor on Psychology
    http://www.apa.org/monitor/

Available online from January 1998-date. Searchable from home page or browsable by issue (http://www.apa.org/monitor/browse.aspx).  Some recent graduate education-related articles: