M.Sc. On Campus

Juvenile Forensic Psychology

Prairie View A&M University

12 months
17071 USD/year
17071 USD/year
7851 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The College of Juvenile Forensic Psychology offers graduate courses leading to a Master of Science Degree in Juvenile Forensic Psychology (MSJFP). The MSJFP Program seeks a diverse group of qualified students with backgrounds in various disciplines committed to working in agencies to improving the life experiences of youths involved in the Juvenile Justice System or mental health facilities.


Specifically, the primary objectives of the Master of Science in Juvenile Forensic Psychology at Prairie View A&M University are to:

  • Enhance students’ knowledge of how psychology interacts with the law and the legal system;
  • Increase students’ knowledge of theoretical explanations of juvenile delinquency, juvenile crime, and juvenile aggression, especially from the viewpoint of psychological theories;
  • Provide students with skills in research methodology and statistics;
  • Enhance students’ knowledge of the cognitive and personality development of youth especially as it pertains to aggression in various life stages;
  • Increase students’ knowledge of the psychological dynamics of family violence such as child abuse, spouse abuse, incest, and other forms of inter familial violence;

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • methodology and statistics
  • psychological theories
  • cognitive and personality development
  • juvenile delinquency

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A complete admissions application packet for the second master’s degree and application evaluation charge submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies;
  • The proposed second master’s degree must be in a different major field of study than the previous degree;
  • A degree plan submitted for the Graduate Dean’s approval;

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17071 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17071 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17071 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17071 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7851 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7851 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Prairie View

914 - 1694 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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