Bachelor of Arts in Forensic Psychology/Criminal Justice
Maryville University

Program Details

100% online Bachelor of Arts in Forensic Psychology. This degree blends foundational psychological knowledge and criminal justice coursework, with courses such as 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.

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 in a senior seminar and practicum.

The program can be completed by full-time students in less than two years with an associate degree or equivalent general education credits. Students can graduate prepared to enter the workforce in a variety of criminal justice and legal settings, or pursue greater expertise through further study.


  • 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