Membership Information

Invest in your professional future by joining the North Carolina Psychological Association (NCPA). You will join a network of psychologists working to protect and expand your profession.

Membership Application for 2019-2020 

Membership Requirements


  • Must have a Doctoral or Master’s degree in psychology or an area that is psychological in nature. They must be currently licensed by the North Carolina Psychology Board or include a current official transcript of graduate degree in psychology.
Student Members
  • Graduate Students shall be in advanced study programs in psychology. The application must include a letter from the department verifying degree candidacy or include a current official transcript.
  • Undergraduate Students shall be students who are majoring in psychology. 

Out-of-State Members
Members who are in good standing with NCPA and move to another state or persons from another state who wish to become NCPA members. The application must either indicate licensure in North Carolina or include a current official transcript of graduate work in psychology.

Affiliate Members
Demonstrate an interest in psychology (as evidenced by graduate study, scientific publication, clinical experience, or other acceptable activity in the field) but do not meet member or student member requirements. 

Applications are voted on by the NCPA Board of Directors. Applicants will be notified soon thereafter of the action taken.