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M.S. in Forensic Psychology - Program Planning & Evaluation in Forensic Settings

Walden University

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Description

The online M.S. in Forensic Psychology - Program Planning & Evaluation in Forensic Settings degree from Walden University has been created to guide students in developing the broad knowledge that is needed for planning for and conducting various evaluative tasks within any type of forensic setting.

Students in this online forensic psychology degree program will work to develop their understanding of conducting and applying forensic theories and practices to various types of mental health research within the legal settings in psychology and public policy.

As a component of this online forensic psychology degree program, students are enabled with the tools that are needed for evaluating current programs and assessing their effectiveness as well as recommend treatment alternatives for forensic populations in community-based programs and correctional institutions.

This online forensics degree program offers students a variety of courses in topics, such as:

  • Introduction to Forensic Psychology
  • Abnormal Behavior
  • Understanding Forensic Psychology Research
  • Assessment in Forensic Psychology
  • Criminal Behavior
  • Ethical Issues and Professional Responsibilities in Forensic Psychology
  • Program Evaluation
  • Research Design
  • Statistics

Graduates of this online degree program will have the knowledge and the skills that are needed for working in a number of areas, such as: