Program Overview

The online Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology is designed to teach the application of psychology to questions and issues relating to law and the legal systems.

This program emphasizes how to relate psychological evaluations to the criminal justice and social service systems.

Upon completion, graduates can see employment in a prison or state hospital setting, or serve as a consultant for a broad range of organizations.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: Mostly Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


    Must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a behavioral or social science major. Must have a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or above or a graduae degree GPA of 3.5. A personal statement. A curriculum vita. Three letters of recommendation. Consideration will be given for experience working in forensic areas or participating in research as an assistant prior to the program application. 

    Program includes recorded lectures with 1 on-campus visit.

    School Overview

    Founded in 1883, the University of North Dakota (UND) is the state's oldest and largest University, with a reputation for research and scholarship in health sciences, energy and the environment, aerospace, and entrepreneurship. As a member of the North Dakota University System, it serves the state, the country, and the world community through teaching, research, creative activities, and service. 

    The University maintains its original programs in liberal arts, business, education, law, medicine, engineering and mines; and has also developed special programs in nursing, fine arts, aerospace, energy, human resources, and international studies. It provides a wide range of challenging academic programs for undergraduate, professional and graduate students through the doctoral level. Many degrees and certificates are available in fully online formats through the department of Extended Learning.


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