Working in forensic science is a very specialized field, whether you focus on crime scene investigation, lab work, counseling victims of crime, or participating in the evaluation and correction of offenders. At forensic science schools in Utah, coursework contains elements of criminal investigation, psychology, and the legal system. For those interested in forensic psychology, a master’s degree can prepare you to work with victims and offenders. Courses might include research methods, counseling, victim psychology, criminal behavior, ethics, treatment and evaluation of offenders, and psychopathology. Jobs for forensic psychology grads include working in correctional facilities, working with attorneys, and working for law enforcement agencies.
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