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Forensic Phychology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
North Miami, FL, United States
The Forensic Psychology Specialization (18 cr.) is available to psychology majors. It will expose you to the intersection between psychology as the study of human behavior and the legal system as society’s attempt to control human behavior.  

Overview

The courses in this specialization examine how the science and profession of psychology may be applied to the legal system.Students critically analyze the behavioral assumptions underlying legal issues and assess how psychological knowledge might enhance or change current law.  With an emphasis on research, you will be expected to engage in focused areas of psycho-legal research that will have social justice implications for both psychology and law.The Forensic Psychology Specialization is designed to encourage the pursuit of graduate studies in forensic and clinical psychology, law, and criminal justice. It will also help to prepare students for entry-level positions in the criminal justice system.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law and Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Psychological Dimensions of Theoretical Jurisprudence
  • Great Cases in Law and Psychology
  • Sociology of the Law
  • Sociology of Race
  • Theories of Deviance
  • Sociology of Violence
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Race, Class, and Crime

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

  • Complete an online undergraduate application by creating a myBarry account. Applying online is highly encouraged because it expedites the admission process.
  • There is no application fee when you apply online.
  • Submit official transcripts from all secondary and post-secondary institutions. Incomplete transcripts must be updated with final official transcripts as soon as all coursework is completed.
  • If applicable, submit final end of schooling testing results, such as the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for North Miami

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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