Types of Memberships
Regular Member - You may qualify for election as a Regular Member if you:
reside in the US Virgin Islands the majority of the year
hold a masters or doctoral degree in Psychology (or in a program which is primarily
psychological in content
have the degree from a regionally accredited graduate or professional school
(or accreditation may have been received within 5 years of the degree)
Equivalent degrees from outside the U.S. will be accepted.
NOTE: A regionally accredited school is defined as one that is fully accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting body in the Directory of Postsecondary Education or one that is listed in the APA Graduate Study in Psychology and Associated Fields. Non-U.S. degrees must be listed in an equivalent international directory.
Affiliate Member - You may qualify for election as an Affiliate Member if you have the degree requirements as described under "Regular Member" but you do not reside in the U.S. Virgin Islands for the majority of the year. Affiliate members are non-voting.
- You may qualify for a Student Membership if you are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate regionally accredited program leading to a degree in psychology. Student members are non-voting.
of the following documents are necessary for you to qualify for Regular or Affiliate Membership:
Proof of American Psychological Association (APA) membership (Member or Associate)
Photocopy of Masters or Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited school
or department of Psychology
Transcripts, official or student copy, if the degree is primarily psychological
in content but not from a school or department of Psychology
Fees and Dues
Non-refundable application fee.......................$10.00
(applies to Regular and Affiliate memberships only)
Affiliate membership..................$ 75.00
Student membership.................$ 35.00