APA Sponsored Continuing Education (CE) Programs at NMSU


By clm-rxp | Published February 15, 2021


CE for enrolled postdoctoral student, non-degree students, or non-student Professionals:

The NMSU Masters of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology (MSCP) degree Program is located within the College of Education, Counseling & Education Psychology (CEP) Department. The Program is an APA Designated degree Program in the training and education of clinical psychopharmacology.

Enrolled students, non-degree students, and non-student professionals are eligible to register for American Psychological Association (APA) sponsored Continuing Education credits. In addition, non-psychologist professionals and graduate students are eligible to receive a certificate of attendance. Each intensive training weekend is worth 13.5 CE; provided by NMSU. NMSU is approved by the American Psychological Association Office of Continuing Education to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NMSU maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

It is the MSCP degree Program’s responsibility to verify the identity and qualifications of all non-student psychologists seeking CE credits through NMSU. Non-student psychologists requesting to register for trainings must first email the Training Director, Dr. Casey McDougall, at clm-rxp@nmsu.edu for permission of attendance. They must also provide an active driver’s license and active/unrestricted psychologist license. Non-student prescribing/medical psychologists must also include an active/unrestricted prescribing psychologist license, controlled substance #, and DEA number.

Non-student psychologists and non-psychologists are eligible to register for archived (asynchronous) and upcoming synchronous live, online training.

Click HERE to review the 2021-2023 training schedule.

Instructions how to register for trainings:

  1. Email the Training Director for permission. Requests to attend live, synchronous training MUST be received within 3 days of an upcoming training event. Include the full spelling of your name, credentials, and full contact information (including address).
  2. Provide the require identification
  3. Once approved, register by email with the training director for non-student CE training. Currently (prices subject to change) a full weekend (13.5 CE), two day intensive training costs $200.00; while a one day training costs $100.00 for 6.75 CE.
  4. Make checks payable to NMSU-CEP, mail to:

College of Health, Education, and Social Transformation                                                                      Counseling & Educational Psychology Department                                                                                MSC 3CEP                                                                                                                                    New Mexico State University                                                                                                              PO Box 30001                                                                                                                                  Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

Instructions to receive a CE certificate:

  1. View the entire webinar. Attendance will be monitored.
  2. Complete a 1 page response and critical analysis to the required readings.
  3. Complete the corresponding training evaluation.
  4. Email the Training Director response to required readings paper, training evaluation, and attestation that you have viewed all of the webinar ensure timely review of your submissions and CE credit.
  5. Once reviewed by the Program you will be connected with the Program to receive your CE certificate via email.

*At this time, home-study, asychronous training is not offered at NMSU*

NMSU is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NMSU maintains responsiblity for the program and its content.