Forensic Psychology Doctorate Programs

Forensic psychology is a fascinating field of study concerned with the application of psychology in law and law enforcement. For example, it is used in treating mentally ill offenders, providing expert testimony in court, and also in analyzing a criminal’s mind and intent. So to prepare for this work students need to take criminal justice and civil legal courses as well as psychology courses. If you are interested in working in this area, a forensic psychology doctorate will qualify you to apply for very rewarding positions. As well as studying as a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD), you can also study it as a PhD.

This page will tell you more about these programs, where to locate suitable schools, and the career prospects after graduating. You can find PsyD or PhD in Forensic Psychology programs by browsing the schools and programs at the foot of the page and also by using the search boxes in the right-hand column. Prior to taking a doctorate in this area, you need to have completed a relevant masters degree in psychology. If you are interested in this area, you may also like to check the criminal justice page for useful programs and advice.

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