In Puerto Rico, a licensed psychologist can have either a doctorate or master's degree in psychology. The Puerto Rico Psychology Licensing Board grants licenses to aspiring psychologists practicing in the region. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 2012 data, clinical, counseling, and school psychologists have an average salary of $35,570.
At Bayamon Central University, students can earn a master's degree in guidance and counseling, organizational psychology, and rehabilitation counseling. Students can also earn a master's in mental health counseling through a new program that the university is offering.
The InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico-San German provides a master's degree in psychological counseling and school psychology. These degrees are offered from an institution that prioritizes ethics and experiential learning.
The University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras Campus offers a master's degree in general psychology and in rehabilitation counseling. These degrees will prepare students to work in a variety of positions, including hospitals and residential facilities, social work agencies, and schools.