Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology
University of Houston-Victoria

Program Details

The online MA in Forensic Psychology degree program is designed to develop students’ knowledge of the mind and human behavior and give them the skills to apply that knowledge to civil and criminal law. Coursework covers a range of topics including psychopathology, multicultural psychology, psychotherapy, addictions counseling, and more.


A 1-2 page essay that states the applicant's reasons for applying to the program and the applicant's career goals. One letter of recommendation. Evidence of having completed undergraduate or graduate courses in statistics, research, and abnormal psychology. A particular course will be waived as a requirement if the student passes a comprehensive final or its equivalent for the designated course with a grade of C or better. The exam may be taken no more than once for a particular course. Graduate Admissions Index of 1400/980 or higher.

Some campus visits are required.

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges