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Criminal Justice - Forensic Psychology

Tiffin University

M.Sc. On Campus
20 months
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21000 USD/year
21000 USD/year
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About

Designed especially for those who are interested in examining the relationship between psychology and the criminal justice system, the Criminal Justice - Forensic Psychology program of Tiffin University is primarily researched based and will prepare students for careers in the criminal justice system and mental health service agencies.

Overview

Graduates of the Criminal Justice - Forensic Psychology program of Tiffin University have gone on to work in state prison systems, community corrections agencies, federal, state and local law enforcement, victims’ services or have continued their education and obtained Ph.D. and Psy.D. degrees in Psychology and Forensic Psychology.

Bringing The Real World Into The Classroom: Forensic Psychology

Tiffin University’s Master of Science (MS) Degree in Criminal Justice, with a concentration in Forensic Psychology, is an outstanding example of how the real world meets the classroom experience. Our faculty members have all been working professionals in the field, and our students are also working professionals, which provides for an exciting dialogue and a dynamic education filled with connections. This is as real as it gets!

What Is TU’s MS in CJ?

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice Degree, with a concentration in Forensic Psychology is a professional practical degree program that attracts skilled managers, agents, and clinicians from many components of the criminal justice and juvenile justice systems. Combined with the faculty who direct and facilitate the educational experiences in the MS program, the school's talented and multifaceted students complete the mixture and create an intellectual synergy that’s found in very few graduate programs.

Our faculty bring years of executive, operations-level, clinical, academic, and research experience in criminal justice to the graduate learning process in a way that sparks debate, fosters insight and elicits innovation. Joint student-faculty collaboration on learning projects is a common occurrence.

The Forensic Psychology Concentration is offered in a four semester format, with the addition of an intercession course or thesis option. This concentration is designed for students who are interested in examining the relationship between psychology and the criminal justice system. The focus of the program is on the many different aspects within psychology and law. The program is primarily research based and will prepare students for careers in the criminal justice system and/or mental health service agencies. Students will develop knowledge and expertise in substance abuse, psychopathology, personality assessment and research methods.

Students also study the application of psychological principles to the resolutions of problems in the administration of criminal justice, such as jury selection, police stress and employee counseling. Graduates can begin careers in either clinical settings where they work directly with offenders and victims or in a research setting where empirical answers are sought to crucial issues affecting the administration of criminal justice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychology and Law
  • Research Design and Analysis in Forensic Psychology 
  • Statistical Applications in Forensic Psychology
  • Victimology
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Forensic Psychology
  • Mental Health Law in Forensic Psychology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree or a three-year undergraduate professional degree from an accredited higher education institution
  • Undergraduate academic achievement of 3.0 GPA
  • Resume/CV
  • A clear goal for pursuing graduate studies (stated in a personal statement)
  • Satisfactory TOEFL score (550 PBT/79-80 iBT) or IELTS score 6 or iTEP score of 3.9

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21000 USD per year and a duration of 20 months.
  • National

    21000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21000 USD per year and a duration of 20 months.

Funding

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