Masters Degree in Police Science in North America

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A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Programs in the field of police science may provide students with a thorough background in the field of police work. Courses might include psychiatry or psychology, forensic science, community policing, techniques in investigation or penology. These programs can lead to positions as investigators or officers in police work.

Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.

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Master in Police Psychology

Adler School of Professional Psychology
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Chicago Canada Vancouver + 1 more

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. [+]

MA in Police Psychology

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.

This Master of Arts degree is not designed to teach the student to conduct therapy or engage in psychological testing. There neither are clinical hours required nor a practicum to complete. This degree does not lead to any type of licensure or certification. Rather, this program is designed to teach students how to practically apply psychology to the field of law enforcement. A number of courses are team-taught, combining experts from both fields of study.... [-]