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Forensic Psychology

University of North Dakota

24 months
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544 USD/credit
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Ranked No. 1 Online Master's in Forensic Psychology program in the country, at University of North Dakota

Overview

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in forensic psychology prepares you to apply psychological theory, knowledge, skills and competencies to the civil and criminal justice systems. It is online, part-time and can be completed in about two years.

Why Earn a Master's in Forensic Psychology Online at University of North Dakota?

Forensic psychology is a rapidly growing specialty area of psychology. Through the online master's degree program at the University of North Dakota, you'll gain:

  • Knowledge of advanced psychological concepts and theories.
  • Outstanding analytical, statistical and evaluation skills.
  • Specific forensic-relevant knowledge.
  • In-depth understanding of our legal system.

The online forensic psychology graduate program will help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to work in the field of forensic psychology, including how to:

  • Conduct focus groups and assist lawyers in trial preparation and jury selection.
  • Select and utilize the most appropriate tools for assessment or evaluation.
  • Provide research-based program evaluations.
  • Assist courts and state agencies in addressing forensic issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Forensic Psychology
  • Diversity Psychology
  • Forensic Assessment
  • Psychology and Law
  • Advanced Univariate Statistics
  • Multivariate Statistics for Psychology
  • Experimental Design

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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English requirements

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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Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a behavioral or social science major allied with psychology, i.e., psychology, criminal justice, sociology, counseling or social work.
  • A cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above, or a graduate degree GPA of 3.50.
  • Submission of a curriculum vitae and a personal statement
  • Submission of three letters of recommendation from those who can comment on your academic abilities or ability to understand complex issues and think critically, e.g. former faculty member or work supervisor.
  • Satisfy the School of Graduate Studies’ English Language Proficiency requirements as published in the graduate catalog.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    544 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 544 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    544 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 544 USD per credit during 24 months.

Funding

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