This certificate is designed for full time graduate students as well as professionals in the fields of criminal justice, nursing/public health, law and paralegal studies, psychology, and social work who wish to expand their expertise in forensic criminology including mental health applications.
Students in this program focus on populations being served by state and federal court systems, state and federal correctional systems, law enforcement agencies, mental health facilities, and juvenile facilities. This certificate is appropriate for the fields of criminal justice, nursing/public health, law and paralegal studies, psychology, and social work.
Flexibility and Convenience
Committed to student learning
Students are able to choose from a variety of courses appropriate for their own specific professional needs, such as children and families in the legal system, domestic violence, and sexual offenders and treatment.
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
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