Bachelor of Arts in Forensic Psychology / Criminal Justice
Maryville University

Program Details

The online Forensic Psychology bachelor’s degree from Maryville University blends foundational psychological knowledge and criminal justice coursework. Courses cover topics including criminal law and procedure, multicultural policing, abnormal psychology, and human cognition. Students can explore the psychological side of law, criminal justice, corrections, and social services with this online Criminal Justice degree.

The psychology curriculum meets American Psychological Association guidelines and provides opportunities for students to learn new research methodologies, strengthen their writing, and apply their newfound skills with a research project and internship experience.

Students can graduate prepared to enter the workforce in a variety of criminal justice and legal settings, or pursue greater expertise through further study.

Graduates can find careers in industries such as these:

  • Corrections and probation
  • Social services
  • Law enforcement
  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Legal

Requirements

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • A high school grade point average of at least 2.5 (if applicable)
  • A 2.0 grade point average in college work (if applicable)

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission