Master of Science in Forensic Psychology
Northcentral University

Program Details

Earn an online MS in Forensic Psychology from NCU and gain a level of expertise to understand human behavior within a legal frame of reference.  You’ll apply psychological theories to various environments and individuals such as corrections, crime scenes, victims, aggressors and offenders. This advanced degree centers on statistical analysis and research methods and is not intended for licensure.  It can, however, lead to career paths in social services, child and victim advocacy, community-based clinics, mental health clinics and more.  Students may choose between a capstone course or internship to complete their degree.  Coursework is apt to include:

  • Criminal Profiling
  • Applied Statistics
  • Psychological Evaluation and Treatment of Offenders

Requirements

  • A conferred bachelor’s degree
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, www.wscuc.org. WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Geographic Restrictions

This program is not authorized for residents of Arkansas.