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.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Walden University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.5 or above (4.0 scale)
Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)
New York, Rhode Island