As part of the behavioral sciences, forensic psychology schools in District of Columbia also include aspects of criminal law, the legal system, and criminal justice. A master’s degree is often necessary to work in this field. Bachelor’s degrees, while available, are limited in their application. Because of the nature of forensic psychology, related jobs can be very stressful. Courses in this specialty include maladaptive behavior, research methods, individual evaluation, ethics, criminal behavior, psychology and the legal system, treatment and evaluation of offenders, and victim psychology.
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Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges: College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education, College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.
- Forensic Psychology (MA)