Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Program Description

Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

The Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology is designed to train practitioners to provide psychology services to, and within, the criminal and civil justice systems as well as to prepare students for doctoral study in psychology. The 42-credit curriculum focuses on the understanding, evaluation and treatment of both offenders and victims. Through the curriculum, students are provided with an advanced understanding of psychological development and psychopathology, personality assessment, psychotherapeutic techniques and research methods.

In the Forensic Psychology Program, students may take an externship consisting of a minimum of 300 hours in an appropriate psychological setting under the supervision of a licensed psychologist or other trained mental health professional approved by the program director. Alternatively, qualified students may complete a thesis.

Career Opportunities

  • Social Services
  • Law Enforcement
  • Mental Health Courts
  • Victim Services Investigation
  • Community Mental Health
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 29, 2016
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2 years
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USA New York, New York
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