Make an Impact on the Criminal Justice and Social Service Systems
The online Master of Science (MS) in Forensic Psychology degree builds a solid foundation of knowledge, insight, and skill to make a difference in the criminal justice system or in relevant legal and social services careers.
Forensic psychology graduates gain expertise regarding judicial, human behavior, administrative, and educational contexts about psychological issues to judicial, legislative, or administrative bodies, along with conducting research in connection with litigation.
Offering concentrations in Community Criminal Issues and Sex Offender Issues, students in the Master’s in Forensic Psychology program canspecialize their degree to align with their career interests. This non-licensure program also prepares psychology students to continue their education to earn a Ph.D or Psy.D in Human and Organizational Psychology.
Note: This master’s degree in psychology does not lead to any form of licensure or certification.
What makes this Master of Science in Forensic Psychology program different?
- 100% online format with no residency required
- Affordable tuition
- Touro University Worldwide is a nonprofit accredited university
- Finish in one year*
- No GRE required with an accelerated admissions process
- 6 starts throughout the year with courses held in 8-week session
- Faculty are scholar-practitioners with expertise in criminal justice, law enforcement, and psychology.
*Degree can be earned in 12 months by those who take two courses per term for six consecutive terms.
Career Outlook in Forensic Psychology
The MS in Forensic Psychology program benefits our graduates who may serve as correctional psychologists, counselors, expert witnesses, law enforcement consultants, and research advisors to attorneys illuminating the role of psychology in corresponding legal cases. As consultants, forensic psychologists may serve a role in explaining the practical implications of relevant research, examination findings, and the opinions of other psycho-legal experts.
Online MS in Forensic Psychology Mission Statement
The Master of Science in Forensic Psychology program augments the Touro University Worldwide mission by providing adult learners and career professionals with a solid academic foundation to enhance their practical and academic skills that contribute to expertise in forensic psychological issues relative to judicial, legislative, or administrative systems crucial to the underserved and society at large.