MSc in Forensic Psychology in USA

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Forensic Psychology

A Master of Science or MSc is a postgraduate degree typically in the fields of sciences and social sciences. MSc may be course-based, research-based, or a mixture of the two.

Forensic psychology typically looks at the intersection between the justice system and psychology. Students who complete this field of study can help judges, attorneys, and law enforcement to better understand the psychology behind certain criminal acts.

Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: state, local, and federal, in that order. The common requirements to study at a higher education level in United States will include your admissions essay (also known as the statement of purpose or personal statement), transcript of records, recommendation/reference letters, language tests

Top MSc Degrees in Forensic Psychology in USA 2018/2019

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M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Forensic Psychology

Grand Canyon University
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City Scottsdale + 2 more

The Master of Science in Psychology with an Emphasis in Forensic Psychology is a program designed for individuals who desire promotion and/or continued academic exposure in the field of psychology. [+]

The Master of Science in Psychology with an Emphasis in Forensic Psychology is a program designed for individuals who desire promotion and/or continued academic exposure in the field of psychology. The program provides a comprehensive, rigorous, and analytic study of crime and society’s responses to it. A focus is placed on the application of theory and research methods in the development of initiatives, policies, and practice. Students will develop a strong understanding and development of criminal justice ethics, issues of diversity, critical thinking, analytic, and leadership skills.

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MS in Forensic Psychology

Walden University
Online Full time Part time 2 years November 2018 USA USA Online + 1 more

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.  [+]

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. Specializations

Criminal Justice (Self-Designed) Cybercrimes Family Violence Legal Issues in Forensic Psychology Military Police Psychology Self-Designed Sex Offender Behavior Terrorism Victimology Note on Licensure ... [-]

MSc in Criminal Justice, Forensic Psychology Concentration

Tiffin University
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2019 USA Tiffin

Tiffin MSc in Criminal Justice (MSCJ), with a concentration in Forensic Psychology, is an outstanding example of how the real world meets the classroom experience. [+]

Bringing The Real World Into The Classroom: The MSCJ, Forensic Psychology Concentration

Tiffin University’s Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice (MSCJ), with a concentration in Forensic Psychology, is an outstanding example of how the real world meets the classroom experience. Our faculty members have all been working professionals in the field, and our students are also working professionals, which provides for an exciting dialogue and a dynamic education filled with connections. This is as real as it gets!

What Is TU's MSCJ?

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) is a professional, practical degree program that attracts skilled managers, agents, and clinicians from many components of the criminal justice and juvenile justice systems. Combined with the faculty who direct and facilitate the educational experiences in the MSCJ program, the school's talented and multifaceted students complete the mixture and create an intellectual synergy that’s found in very few graduate programs.Our faculty brings years of executive, operations-level, clinical, academic, and research experience in criminal justice to the graduate learning process in a way that sparks debate, fosters insight, and elicits innovation. Joint student-faculty collaboration on learning projects is a common occurrence.... [-]