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Clinical Psychology, Clinical Forensic Psychology Concentration, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


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Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Montclair State University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Montclair State University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Developmental Psychopathology
  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Clinical Assessment
  • Ethics and Professional Issues in Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Psychometrics
  • Theories of Interpersonal and Familial Violence
  • Interventions in Forensic Psychology
  • Criminal Forensic Assessment
  • Child and Family Forensic Assessmen
  • Forensic Psychology in Criminal Proceedings
  • Forensic Psychology in Family Proceedings.

                      Detailed Programme Facts

                      • Programme intensity Full-time
                        • Full-time duration 24 months
                      • Languages
                        • English
                      • Delivery mode
                        On Campus

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                      General Requirements

                      • Complete the online application.
                      • Send your $60 non-refundable application fee. 
                      • Official transcripts are required from every college or university you have attended – they need to be in their original sealed envelopes. 
                      • GRE scores
                      • Applicants with a non-US degree: In lieu of a transcript, please submit a course-by-course evaluation along with U.S. degree equivalency information of your coursework from any member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or by Educated Choices.

                      Tuition Fee

                      • International

                        1030 USD/credit
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 1030 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
                      • National

                        1030 USD/credit
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 1030 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
                      • In-State

                        713 USD/credit
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 713 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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                      Living costs for Montclair

                      • 1673 - 4120 USD/month
                        Living Costs

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