Online Psychology Degree: MS in Forensic Psychology
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Walden University’s MS in Forensic Psychology program prepares you to apply strong new insights, skills, and perspectives to a variety of nonclinical roles in areas like cybercrime, criminal investigative analysis and profiling, terrorism, and victim advocacy. Explore biological, psychological, and social factors impacting criminal behavior.
Apply psychological approaches and concepts as you identify offenders, including juveniles, in a wide range of forensic settings. Our variety of specializations can provide you with the expertise you need to drive positive change within the legal system.
- Criminal Justice (Self-Designed)
- Family Violence
- Legal Issues in Forensic Psychology
- Police Psychology
- Sex Offender Behavior
Note on Licensure
The MS in Forensic Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional.
The BS in Forensic Psychology is not designed to prepare students to become licensed psychology professionals.
This school offers programs in: English
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