Master's Degree in Forensic Psychology in North America
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Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.
Students of forensic psychology may learn about different ways the criminal mind works and how to help judges, attorneys, and other criminal justice members understand this. Some programs can also focus on the psychological treatment of those caught in criminal cases.
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The Master of Arts degree in Police Psychology is designed for individuals currently in the field of law enforcement. The Program is designed to provide a theoretical background in clinical and social psychology and learn to apply the basic principles of these disciplines to managerial, field, interpersonal, and organizational concerns that arise within the police environment.
The Master in Forensic Psychology provides the fundamental skills for the practice of the profession of forensic psychologist in his expert role, as an expert or adviser to the jurist and judge in legal proceedings.