M.Sc. On Campus

Forensic Psychology

University of North Dakota

24 months
23925 USD/year
178444 USD/year
11962 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Explore the intersection of mental health and the law, and prepare for a leadership role as a forensic psychologist. Forensic Psychology is a fast-growing field that offers myriad opportunities for professional advancement. The M.S. program at University of North Dakota prepares you for a variety of psychology-related careers in the criminal justice and legal systems.


Key facts:

An understanding of psychology prepares you to solve problems in courtrooms, prisons, police departments and beyond. The M.S. in Forensic Psychology at the University of North Dakota will arm you with:

  • A solid foundation in psychological principles and theories.
  • Specific forensic-relevant knowledge and experience.
  • Exceptional skills in analysis, communication and evaluation.
  • An in-depth understanding of our legal system.
You'll get real-world experience through fieldwork and produce a thesis based on independent, original research. And you'll graduate as an expert in the field, ready to make your mark at the intersection of law and psychology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Advanced Social Psychology
  • Psychology and Law
  • Forensic Assessment
  • Behavior Pathology
  • Human Nature and Crime

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two complete sets of official transcripts (one with English translation) for all undergraduate and graduate work attempted.
  • Official copy of your diploma or degree certificate (if you have already received your degree).
  • Three letters of reference.
  • Statement of purpose.
  • Required English test scores (TOEFL scores older than two years are not valid and will not be accepted). All test scores must be sent directly by ETS.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23925 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23925 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    178444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 178444 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11962 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11962 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Grand Forks

1000 - 2180 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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