Online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Concentration in Forensic Psychology
The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Concentration in Forensic Psychology at Touro University Worldwide (TUW) will prepare students with the skills necessary to pursue careers in the legal system, and criminal justice field. The Forensic Psychology Concentration in the BAPSY program puts the ground work for students in becoming forensic psychologists, which require a graduate-level study in the Master’s in Psychology with a Concentration on Forensic Psychology.
Student procuring the BAPSY with Concentration in Forensic Psychology will be able to apply knowledge learned in variety of topics including insanity, eyewitness testimony, police interrogation, lie detection, offender rehabilitation, and criminal profiling, competency to stand trial, insanity defenses, psychology and socialization of police officers, mental health courts. Furthermore, topics related to criminal behavior in the BA Psychology concentration in Forensic Psychology will include the concepts of psychopathy and antisocial personality disorder, along with topics of substance abuse and addiction in relation to forensic settings.
At the end of the program, students will apply psychological theories they have learned to real-world problem solving, communication, writing, and analysis which makes them an adaptable leader who excels in life and their work environment.
TUW’s BA in Psychology with concentration in Forensic Psychology is offered 100% Online, and students enjoy a self-paced learning experience in a flexible and affordable format.
What makes us different?
- Very affordable tuition
- 6 start dates throughout the year
- Professors with Real-World Experience
- TUW will transfer up to 90 semester credits*
*All transferred credits must be from accredited college/university, ACE/ National CCRS recommended, CLEP, DANTES, Excelsior, etc.
TUW presents a flexible course of study by offering the psychology degree online. The degree is designed to maximize the number of transfer credits counted toward the degree, resulting in a shorter completion time.
Drawing on TUW’s exceptional professional practice faculty, students learn firsthand from industry experts who bring relevance to the classroom. Students can immediately apply the lessons learned in the classroom to their current job while preparing to advance their careers to the next level.
|Course Length||8 weeks|
|Total Credit Hours||120|
|Cost per Credit Hour||$400|
The psychology program is student centered in a number of ways. Class sizes are limited and more personal, so you receive more of your professor’s time. All TUW professors are carefully selected for their credentials and passion as an educator.APPLY NOW
The BA in Psychology with concentration in Forensic Psychology requires a total of 120 credit hours for completion.
- General Education (45 credits)
- Core Requirements (39 credits, includes a three-credit capstone)
- Electives (24 credits)
- Concentration (12 credits)
The time it will take to complete the psychology degree online can vary. The duration of the program depends on several factors, including the number of credits accepted for transfer and whether or not students take time off between courses. Students who enroll full time (12 credits per semester for three semesters each academic year) can complete the degree in three and a half years. Students who enroll part-time (six credits per semester for three semesters each academic year) will complete the program in seven years.
Students seeking enrollment in the psychology program must meet one of the following criteria to be considered for admission:
- Be a high school graduate
- Have successfully completed the General Educational Development (GED) test
- Be a transfer student from another accredited college or university in good academic standing
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