Psychology - Forensic Psychology, B.A.

Psychology - Forensic Psychology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, NH,
The Southern New Hampshire University bachelor's degree in Psychology - Forensic Psychology challenges students to apply their research skills, psychological knowledge and critical thinking abilities to a variety of issues facing the legal system.

About

This concentration helps prepare students for careers within the criminal justice field, in areas such as psychological assessment, investigative research, and crime analytics. Students wishing to become forensic psychologists would need to continue on to graduate-level study in forensic psychology, and this concentration provides the ideal curriculum for this pursuit.  

Students at the Southern New Hampshire University study subjects inside the Psychology - Forensic Psychology programme such as:

  • How psychologists serve as expert witnesses and advisors in courts
  • Motives and patterns of criminal behavior
  • Definitions for insanity
  • Treatment, rehabilitation and assessments used in corrections and in private practice
  • Eyewitness memory
  • Criminal profiling

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  •  Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
  •  Introduction to Psychology
  •  Research I: Statistics for Psychology
  •  Research II: Scientific Investigations
  •  Senior Seminar in Psychology

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Freshman Application Guidelines

As we look at your application, our first consideration is your academic background. We also look for well-rounded students who have a variety of interests and have been involved in school and/or community activities.

Most candidates admitted to SNHU have completed 16 college-prep courses, including:

Four years of English

Three or more years of mathematics

Two or more years of science

Two or more years of social science

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    30756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30756 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National Applies to you

    30756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30756 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Manchester

  • 990 - 1790 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

More than 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid, and students who qualify could receive up to $20,000 in grants and scholarships.

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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