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Forensic Psychology

Bay Path University

48 months
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400 USD/credit 12000 USD/year
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Graduates who earn a BA in Forensic Psychology at Bay Path University will be prepared for careers as victim advocates, court liaisons, probation officers, forensic case managers, behavioral health specialists, and psychological assistants.

Overview

The skills and knowledge base covered in this degree program are transferable to other fields in psychology, such as case management, substance abuse/recovery coaches, milieu counselors, Department of Children and Family Services, or social service specialists.The American Women's College's ability to offer this program online will allow students in relatively high demand areas to complete a forensic psychology degree and be competitive in their respective areas. 

Students in this program have the option to take two graduate-level courses to count towards their general electives, which is a great head start into Bay Path's Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree program.  

Why Forensic Psychology at Bay Path University?

The Forensic Psychology program at Bay Path is designed for students to apply the principles and insights of psychology within the mental health, criminal justice, and legal systems. The demand for expertise in this field is rapidly increasing, with multiple career opportunities. Forensic Psychology majors are prepared to work in these types of settings: domestic violence programs, male and female correctional facilities, re-entry programs, the court system, probation, Department of Youth Services, working with gang members, law enforcement, and substance abuse agencies to name a few.

Accreditation

Accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey of Forensic Psychology
  • Growth and Development
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Theories of Personality
  • Behavioral Research Methods
  • Psych/Criminal Behavior
  • Psych of the Female Offenders
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Drugs & Behavior
  • Crisis Intervention

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed, free online admissions application
    • Admissions phone interview
    • Official transcripts from all prior colleges and universities
    • GPA of 2.0 or higher - Students with a cumulative GPA of less than 2.0 may be eligible for conditional acceptance. Some programs also may require a higher minimum GPA.
    • Applicants with fewer than 12 college credits to transfer must provide proof of high school graduation by submitting high school transcript(s) or GED, HiSET or TASC completion document.

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 400 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    12000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 400 USD per credit during 48 months.

 

Funding

 

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