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Certificate in Applied Forensic Psychology

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology



This online Certificate of Applied Forensic Psychology from The Chicago School Of Professional Psychology is a program that focuses its attention on the application of the mental health and psychological understanding as it relates to our law and legal system.

This fully online forensics psychology certificate has been created specifically for those professionals currently working in areas, including:

  • Law enforcement
  • Corrections
  • Victim assistance
  • Court
  • Probation
  • Protective services
  • Jails and prisons
  • Specialized agencies such as child advocacy centers

The main focus of this online forensic psychology certificate is to help students to apply psychological and mental health knowledge to both the legal and public policy arenas.This includes:

  • Performing risk assessment
  • Intervention
  • Treatment planning for various problems and populations
  • Applying the necessary interpersonal, behavioral, academic, and technical skills for application in a variety legal and law enforcement environments.

This certificate can be completed in as little as 5 months, and individuals applying to this program must have a Bachelor's degree and five or more years of post-baccalaureate work experience.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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