Master of Arts Degree in Forensic Psychology: Non-Licensure Track
Forensic Psychology: A Crucial Part of Today’s Criminal Justice System
A career in forensic psychology is ideal for individuals who are seeking new challenges and life-changing opportunities.
In the field of psychology, few careers are as exciting as those in Forensic Psychology. With applying your knowledge in the justice system, child protection services, juvenile justice, civil matters, and many other fields, the importance of forensic psychology can never be underestimated or over-emphasized. In many ways, graduates of this program will apply principles of psychology to a variety of situations is not only vital to the operation of our legal system, but often imperative to the preservation of individual rights.
An Ever-Expanding Area of Public Service
Each and every day, the field of Forensic Psychology is growing. In fact, it is recognized as one of the fastest growing subfields in psychology today by the American Psychological Association1. For those already working in law enforcement, corrections, victim’s assistance, treatment facilities, or other social services agencies, the online psychology graduate programs at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology offers you new career prospects and the tools necessary to actualize them.
The Chicago School of Psychology’s M.A. in Forensic Psychology: Non-Licensure Track has helped countless individuals identify their dream career or help them go onto the next level in their existing job. In fact, the Applied Research Project (ARP), which is a part of the curriculum, provides students an opportunity to perform detailed research in an area in forensic psychology that could be used for those that wish to apply to a doctoral degree in the future or for those students who wish to use such a skills for upward mobility in their career. Led by faculty members who have extensive experience in the field of forensic psychology, our curriculum is specifically designed to advance the careers of working professionals. In addition to receiving the education you need, you will receive support from the Forensic Department and have many options to attend online “Professional Development Seminars” or online talks on a variety of topics related to forensic psychology as well as professional development (e.g., careers, ethics).
Choose Your Special Area of Interest (Guided Electives)
Explore specific areas of interest in forensic psychology by choosing from a variety of electives or by focusing sights on a particular area of interest by selecting from a set of guided electives. The narrower focus allows for in-depth study of topics where expertise in forensic psychology is an advantage.
The Special Areas of Interest (Guided Electives) include:
Make the first step. Call 866-907-4209 and speak directly to one of our admission counselors or request more information. See for yourself how a forensic psychology master’s degree from The Chicago School can help you Transform Yourself, Transform Your World.
1 “Psychology’s Growth Careers,” Monitor on Psychology, http://www.apa.org/monitor/2008/04/careers.aspx