Forensic psychology schools in Illinois prepare students for careers as a forensic psychologist. Forensic psychology utilizes psychology principles as they apply to the criminal justice system. Forensic psychologists are often used as expert witnesses and to evaluate if defendants are competent to stand trial. They often specialize in family court, criminal court or civil court. Forensic psychology programs typically offer degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. The job is expected to grow slightly faster than other occupations according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Students can expect about a 10% growth through 2020.
- M.S. in Forensic Psychology - Psychology and Legal Systems
- Ph.D. in Psychology - Forensic Psychology
- M.S. in Forensic Psychology - Mental Health Applications
- And more...
Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies, The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law as well as certificate programs in many areas.
- Forensic Psychology (MA)