Bachelor of Science in Psychology / Forensic Psychology
Grand Canyon University

Program Details

GCU’s online BS in Forensic Psychology is where law meets human behavior.  Students in this degree program will study psychology as it applies to various aspects of the criminal justice system.  From victim assistance to substance abuse to criminal profiling, the skills and knowledge acquired in this program can prepare you for work in a myriad of positions in any number of environments.  Forensic psychology is used in government agencies, law firms, research centers, healthcare facilities, police departments and more. Core courses of this undergraduate curriculum include:

  • Personality Psychology
  • Criminal Behavior & Victimology
  • Cognitive Neuroscience

Grand Canyon is an institution that supports faith-based learning and professional ethics.

Learning Schedule


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Grand Canyon University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirement may be eligible for acceptance based on ACT/SAT scores or college GPA.


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