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.
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- Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice : Forensic Psychology
- M.A. Forensic Psychology
- Psy.D. Clinical Forensic 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.
- Industrial Organizational Psychology (MA)