Forensic Psychology Online

forensic psychology word cloudAre you interested in studying a forensic psychology online program or in taking criminology and justice studies? These programs are increasingly popular amongst students. But what is forensic psychology?

Forensic psychology is the application of psychology in law and law enforcement. For example, it is used in treating mentally ill offenders, providing expert testimony in court, and also in analyzing a criminal’s mind and intent. So to prepare for this work students need to take criminal justice and civil legal courses as well as psychology courses.

This page will help you to find out more about university forensic psychology and to locate suitable schools. Many working students prefer to take their degree online rather than on-campus, so that they can have flexibility and control over their study program. But if you are interested in on campus degrees, check the on-campus programs page.  If you are interested in other aspects of Criminal Justice, check out the pages for Forensic Science, and Law Enforcement.

List of schools and programs

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Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Locations:  Kalamazoo

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Programs:

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At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs. With three different ways to learn, you can choose the format that works best for you:

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Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice : Forensic Psychology
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Locations:  South Portland

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  • M.S. in Forensic Psychology - Program Planning and Evaluation in Forensic Settings
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Programs:

  • Master of Arts in Counseling: Specialization in Forensic Psychology
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Locations:  Chicago
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