Master of Science in Forensic Psychology / Sex Offender Behavior
Walden University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Forensic Psychology degree with a concentration in Sex Offender Behavior is becoming increasingly relevant as the media highlights sexual offensive behavior.  The curriculum provides insight into the dynamics of sex offenders as it covers paraphilic behaviors, including pedophilia and hebephilia.  Courses study need-driven behaviors that will help students understand the various types of sex offenders and also examine the roles of treatment models, media, and technology.  

In addition to courses in Sex Offender Behavior, students completing this online forensic psychology degree also complete courses in the broader forensic psychology field.  This includes courses that identify the knowledge, skills, and expertise needed to drive positive change within the criminal justice system.  You will study the biological, social, and psychological factors that impact criminal behavior while gaining a deeper understanding of criminal behavior.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)

Restricted States

Idaho, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota