M.A. in Forensic Psychology

The Chicago School

Program Description

M.A. in Forensic Psychology

The Chicago School

What is Forensic Psychology?

At The Chicago School, we define Forensic Psychology as the study of the issue relating to psychology and the legal system, including public policy, the public’s view of criminals, criminal behavior, demographics, insanity and mental illness, the court system, and the correctional system.

History of Forensic Psychology at The Chicago School

The Chicago School’s Forensic Psychology programs train graduates who work directly within the arena of police and public safety, whether as a full-time employee or part-time consultant, police officer, hostage negotiator, or EAP specialist.

Our Forensic Psychology programs offer a track enabling graduates to sit for licensure as a professional counselor upon graduation, enabling them to practice as counselors who provide specialized therapy for clients in forensic settings.

Degrees in Forensic Psychology offered at The Chicago School

Our post-graduate Forensic Psychology programs are available in multiple degree formats with a variety of concentrations.

Forensic Psychology Programs

  • Dual Degree: M.A. Forensic Psychology: Non-Licensure Track and Master of Legal Studies
  • M.A. in Forensic Psychology, Professional Counselor Licensure Track – Irvine, CA
  • M.A. in Forensic Psychology, Professional Counselor Licensure Track, Police Psychology Concentration – Irvine, CA
  • M.A. in Forensic Psychology, Professional Counselor Licensure Track, Police Psychology Concentration – Los Angeles, CA
  • M.A. in Forensic Psychology, Professional Counselor Licensure Track – Los Angles, CA
  • M.A. in Forensic Psychology, Professional Counselor Licensure Track – Washington, D.C.
  • M.A. in Forensic Psychology, Professional Counselor Licensure Track, Sex Offender Concentration – Chicago, IL
  • M.A. in Forensic Psychology, Professional Counselor Licensure Track, Generalist – Chicago, IL
  • M.A. in Forensic Psychology, Professional Counselor Licensure Track, Corrections Concentration – Chicago, IL
  • M.A. in Forensic Psychology, Professional Counselor Licensure Track, Child Protection Concentration – Chicago, IL
  • M.A. in Forensic Psychology, Non-Licensure Track – Online
  • M.A. in Psychology, Forensic Psychology Concentration – Online
  • M.A. in Forensic Psychology, Professional Counselor Licensure Track – Online

Careers in Forensic Psychology

The Chicago School’s Forensic Psychology programs equip graduates with the skills necessary to work in one of the fastest growing areas of psychology in a rapidly expanding range of settings.

Public and Private Sector Employers:

  • Child Welfare Agencies
  • State Mental Health Facilities
  • Jails or Prisons
  • Community Mental Health Centers
  • Juvenile Correctional Facilities
  • Government Agencies
  • Family Courts
  • Private Practice

Sample Forensic Psychology Job Titles:

  • Correctional Psychologist
  • Jail Supervisor
  • Unit Psychologist
  • Director of Forensic Mental Health Services
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated July 9, 2018
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This course is Online & Campus Combined
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Sept. 2018
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3 years
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