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Forensic Psychology - Criminal Justice, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Saint Louis, MO, United States
The BA in Forensic Psychology - Criminal Justice at Maryville University provides a wide array of career options. The required psychology courses have been selected with the American Psychology Association guidelines in mind for a sufficiently broad background. This breadth is balanced by an equal focus on Criminal Justice courses, including criminal investigations.

Overview

Courses include research methodology, statistics, and a capstone experience. All courses emphasize critical thinking and scientific methodology. A practicum, tailored to individual student interests, is required to provide experiential learning.

Throughout your Forensic Psychology - Criminal Justice studies at Maryville University, you can expect a student-centered, academically rigorous and market-relevant education focused on your personal and career and goals.
  • Expert faculty members are passionate about mentoring and helping each student identify a strong career path.
  • Professional connections are emphasized in learning experiences both inside and outside the classroom.
  • We are committed to a technology-forward learning environment.
  • Maryville continually updates curriculums with input from business and professional leaders to keep pace with the needs of employers.
What Can I Do With A Forensic Psychology/Criminal Justice Degree?

Maryville University’s excellent faculty in both psychology and criminal justice/criminology are dedicated to providing an outstanding educational environment to help students meet their career goals.

Students may choose to work in these or related areas:

  • Probation and Parole
  • Victim Advocacy
  • Human Services
  • Psychological Technician

Students may choose to pursue a master’s degree with the goal of working as a forensic psychologist either in the criminal justice system or as a therapist working with perpetrators and victims.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Maryville University doesn't have a deadline. However, for international you should plan to apply by June 1st for Fall and November 1st for Spring. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • General Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Criminal Psychology
  • Introduction to Criminal Investigations
  • Corrections in Society
  • Criminal Law and Procedure

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

  • Application for admission.
  • One Letter of Recommendation from a teacher or counselor
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Unofficial English translated copies of transcripts from all college or universities previously attended. Official transcripts due upon acceptance to Maryville.  
  • Financial certification in two forms is required in English: A letter of support from sponsor and a bank statement from sponsor’s bank account with dollar amounts stated.
  • Any other documentation required by a specific Maryville academic program.
  • Pay enrollment advance payment.
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      26070 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 26070 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      26070 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 26070 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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    Living costs for Saint Louis

    • 1015 - 1530 USD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

    Maryville University is committed to making a top-ranked, private education affordable and accessible. Last year, over $99 million in scholarships and financial aid was awarded to 94 percent of our full-time students. Both merit-based and need-based assistance is available.

    There are many scholarships sponsored by companies, fraternal organizations, churches, professional groups and employment affiliates.

    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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