Master of Science in Forensic Psychology
Nova Southeastern University

Program Details

Examine the intersection of psychology and legal issues with an online master’s degree in Forensic Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. Graduates will be prepared to work in environments such as courts, law enforcement agencies, criminal justice, national security offices, prisons, social service agencies, child welfare agencies, and treatment facilities

This degree can help working professionals advance their career, pivot into a new field, or prepare for a doctoral program. Specializations are available in Forensic Psychology in the Legal System; or Forensic Psychology for Mental Health Workers, First Responders, and Disaster Teams.

Core class topics include the following:

  • Personality disorders
  • Behavior interventions
  • Violence risk assessment
  • Psychological research
  • Ethical concerns in forensic psychology


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in psychology or related field is desired and/or related experience
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Official transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Proof of English language proficiency, international students

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges