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Forensic Psychology

Forensic psychology is a fascinating field that lies at the intersection of science and law. Forensic psychologists interview crime suspects, assess human behavior, and work with professionals in the legal system, from law enforcement to corrections, to the judicial system, to provide important insights for criminal and civil investigations.

Ignite your opportunities in your career of choice, from psychology to criminal justice and law, with a specialized minor in forensic psychology. Broaden your knowledge of the criminal justice system and the psychology behind human behavior by studying the latest research, and learn effective interviewing skills and assessment methods. These credentials will not only strengthen your skill set and your résumé, but will also propel your career forward and increase your earning potential.   

At a glance

  • Undergraduate minor
  • 18 Credits

Common Majors

  • Criminal Justice
  • Forensic Science
  • History
  • Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
  • Philosophy & Religious Studies
  • Psychology

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Career Options

A minor in forensic psychology prepares students for advanced study and careers in a wide range of fields, including:

  • Counseling
  • Criminal Justice
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Public Policy
  • Social Work