M.A. On Campus

Forensic Psychology

University of Denver

36 months
48594 USD/year
48594 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology (MAFP) degree at the University of Denver incorporates master’s level clinical psychology training with coursework and practicum experiences with a concentration on psychology and law. 


The Forensic Psychology program at the University of Denver ties the application of psychological theory, knowledge, skills and competencies to the civil and criminal justice systems. 

It is designed to develop mental health professionals who effectively work in clinical settings within the criminal and civil legal system, including but not limited to adult, juvenile and child populations victim assistance. 


  • We consult with agencies involved in forensic mental health service and lead engaging workshops, trainings and presentations. 
  • Current projects and partnerships include working with incarcerated adults, child welfare cases, juveniles on probation, recently released adult offenders, offenders with neuropsychological deficits, animal cruelty cases, and persons facing competency issues.

Programme Structure

Featured Courses

  • Psychopathology, Evaluation & Treatment of the Adult Offender
  • Psychology, Public Policy, and Advocacy
  • Criminal Evaluations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Earned a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale in previous undergraduate work or a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits (approximately two years of work) for the baccalaureate degree.
  • An earned master's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution supersedes the minimum standards for the baccalaureate.
  • English Proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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    48594 USD/year
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    48594 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 48594 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Denver

1310 - 2220 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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