Gain deeper insight into the nexus between psychology and the criminal justice system, explore mental health issues that may drive criminal behavior, and prepare to make a social impact as a researcher, teacher, or consultant.
In Walden’s PhD in Forensic Psychology program, you will explore the systems and programs that strive to create positive change in the legal system and community settings. Broaden your understanding of advanced forensic psychology and examine ways to evaluate programs designed for populations such as the incarcerated, recently released offenders, the mentally ill, and juvenile offenders.
Why Earn Your PhD in Forensic Psychology From Walden?
As a graduate of this program, you will be prepared to:
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Note on Licensure:
The PhD in Forensic Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional.
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Now that I’ve graduated, I plan to continue making a difference in the lives of adolescents and to be an advocate for them.