Pre-Licensing Courses & Packages of Required Courses For California Psychologists, MFTs, LCSWs & LPCCs

Zur Institute package offerings and courses can be completed anytime within 36 months of purchase. Stop and start courses at your convenience. Course format is marked clearly on the course pages and transcripts are always included for audios and videos.

Pre-Requisites for Psychologist License in California:

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For Those Who BEGAN Graduate Training on or after January 1, 2004

These courses are offered as part of a Pre-licensing Savings Package of pre-requisite courses. See, BOP regulations and licensing FAQs.

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For Those Who BEGAN Graduate Training between January 1, 1995 and December 31, 2003

See, BOP regulations and licensing FAQs.

* * *For Those Who BEGAN Graduate Training before January 1, 1995, from BOP Licensing FAQs, you will need the following:

1. Child Abuse  (7 CE Credit Hours)   
2. Human Sexuality: Advances and Treatment  (10 CE Credit Hours)    
3. Substance abuse – 15 hrs must be taken at an accredited or approved educational institution. See Explanation below.

Alcoholism and Other Chemical Substance Dependency (15 hours, required). While the above human sexuality, child abuse, spousal/partner abuse and aging/long-term care courses can be taken from sponsors approved by the American Psychological Association (APA), such as our courses at Zur Institute, Inc., the alcoholism/chemical dependency course must be taken at an accredited or approved educational institution or at an extension course offered by such an institution. Therefore, our Substance abuse course cannot fulfill this requirement.

Pre-Requisites for MFT License in California:

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For Those Who Completed Their Graduate Studies OUTSIDE California AND Those Who Completed Their Graduate Studies IN California (began graduate study PRIOR TO Aug 1, 2012 and completed prior to Dec 31, 2018):

See, LMFT Education Requirements-Additional Coursework.

We also offer
Psychological Testing and Psychopharmacology
if you are required by BBS to fulfill these requirements.

Zur Institute does not offer:
“Mental Health Recovery Oriented Care and Methods of Service Delivery” (3 semester units / 4.5 quarter units / 45 hours)
“California Cultures, and the Social and Psychological Implications of Socioeconomic Status” (15 hours)
“Co-Occurring Disorders and Addiction” (15 hours)
“California Cultures, and the Social and Psychological Implications of Socioeconomic Position” (15 hours)

Pre-Requisites for LCSW License in California:

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For Those Who Completed Their Graduate Studies IN California AND For Those Who Completed Their Graduate Studies OUTSIDE California, Having Entered a Degree Program ON OR AFTER 1/1/2004

See, BBS FAQs for ASWs prior to licensure as an LCSW See 18. What additional coursework do I need to complete?

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For Those Who Completed Their Graduate Studies OUTSIDE California, Having Entered a Degree Program PRIOR TO 1/1/2004

* Further BBS information *

Pre-Requisites for LPCC License in California:

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For LPCCs Who Completed Their Graduate Studies OUTSIDE California:

Please verify the regulations prior to ordering our LPCC courses or package. See, BBS regulations on LPCC out-of-state requirements.

Package #1 is comprised of the following online courses:

Zur Institute does not offer “Mental Health Recovery Oriented Care and Methods of Service Delivery” or “California Cultures, and the Social and Psychological Implications of Socioeconomic Status”.

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For LPCCs Who Completed Their Graduate Studies OUTSIDE California:

Please verify the regulations prior to ordering our LPCC courses or package. See, BBS regulations on LPCC out-of-state requirements.

Package #2 is comprised of the courses above plus CA Law and Ethics (18CE credit) course:

Zur Institute does not offer “Mental Health Recovery Oriented Care and Methods of Service Delivery” or “California Cultures, and the Social and Psychological Implications of Socioeconomic Status”.

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For LPCCs Who Completed Their Graduate Studies INSIDE California:

Please verify the regulations prior to ordering our LPCC courses or package. See,  BBS regulations on LPCC in-state requirements.

Package #3 is comprised of the following courses:

The psychopharmacology requirement must be a two semester unit or three quarter unit survey course in psychopharmacology.