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Criminal Justice - Forensic Psychology

Stockton University

12 months
Duration
1162 USD/credit 41832 USD/year
1162 USD/credit 41832 USD/year
797 USD/credit 28692 USD/year
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About

Stockton University offers a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Program (MACJ) degree with a track in Forensic Psychology. The Criminal Justice - Forensic Psychology track examines the coevolution of the criminal justice system and the field of psychology.

Overview

Students will explore how theory and research in the field of psychology has helped to shape our understanding of criminals and victims, definitions of crime, policing, courtroom procedures, corrections, and criminal laws, among others.

The Criminal Justice - Forensic Psychology track at Stockton University  emphasizes the importance of using research to understand how psychology can be best utilized by the criminal justice system.

Careers

There are numerous employment opportunities for those who wish to use psychology in the criminal justice system. Alumni who have taken the Forensic Psychology Track found employment in the following fields:

  • Probation/Parole
  • Medicolegal Investigator
  • Detective in the Prosecutor's Office
  • Correctional Case Manager
  • Victim's Assistance Advocate
  • Drug Treatment Caseworker
  • Child Protective Services Specialist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forensic and Legal Psychology
  • Forensic Psychopathology 
  • Criminal Psychology 
  • Drugs, Crime, and Criminal Justice
  • Advanced Forensic Psychology Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadlines are priority deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Discover Stockton Online Application
  • A non-refundable application fee of $50, paid through the Discover Stockton Online Application
  • A graduate application essay submitted through the Discover Stockton Online Application 
  • Three current letters of recommendation submitted electronically via the Discover Stockton Online Application 
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended (including Stockton) mailed or dropped off directly to Office of Graduate Studies
  • Submission of Prerequisite Coursework Chart through the Discover Stockton Online Application.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    41832 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1162 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    41832 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1162 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    28692 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 797 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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