MA in Forensic Psychology

The 37-credit M.A. in Forensic Psychology program offers two general tracks of study:

In addition:

  • 250 hours of externship training, tailored to a student's professional interest, at a law enforcement agency, treatment site, correctional institution, public defender's office, prosecutor's office, or other similar setting
  • Day, evening and weekend classes to accommodate both full-time students and working professionals

Sampling of Courses

  • Psychology and the Legal System
  • Theories of Criminal Behavior
  • Psychopathology
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Offenders
  • Forensic Psychological Assessment
  • Consultation and Testimony
  • Victimology
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sex Offenders
  • Substance Abuse Evaluation and Treatment
  • Issues in Family Law
  • Children and Adolescents in the Legal System
  • Psychological Profiling
  • Interrogation and Interviewing
  • Counterintelligence