Master of Arts in the Field of Forensic Psychology

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.

37 credits, including 25 credits in required courses, 12 credits in elective courses, and successful completion of a master's comprehensive examination.

Required
FORP 6101Psychology and the Legal System I
FORP 6102Psychology and the Legal System II
FORP 6103Theories of Criminal Behavior
FORP 6104Psychopathology
FORP 6105Basics of Psychological Assessment
FORP 6106Ethics in Forensic Psychology
FORP 6107Research and Statistics
FORP 6108Consultation and Testimony
FORP 6130Practicum/Externship
Optional tracks
Applied forensics track
Four of the following recommended elective courses:
FORP 6117Interrogation and Interviewing
FORP 6118Psychological Profiling
FORP 6119Police Psychology
FORP 6120Counterintelligence
FORP 6128Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Applied psychology track
FORP 6109Evaluation and Treatment of Offenders
FORP 6110Forensic Psychological Assessment
And two of the following recommended elective courses:
FORP 6111Evaluation and Treatment of Sex Offenders
FORP 6112Substance Abuse Evaluation and Treatment
FORP 6113Victimology
FORP 6114Issues in Family Law
FORP 6115Children and Adolescents in the Legal System