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Explore our PhD in Forensic Psychology Legal Issues in Forensic Psychology specialization

In today’s complex legal system, forensic psychology professionals are called upon to provide their expertise on issues that intersect with psychology and the law. In this specialization, you will examine probation and parole services, corrections, and their interaction in the criminal justice system. You will explore the many ways you can collaborate with the court system as you gain a basic understanding of expert testimony, jury selection, and eyewitness testimony.

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Receive a $4,000 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on November 30, 2020. Contact one of our enrollment specialists to learn more.

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Fast-Track Option

Walden offers a Fast-Track Option. Students can complete their doctorate in less time by taking advantage of this path. With the Fast-Track Option, students take additional courses and begin their dissertation early to expedite their path through the program.

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TRACK I: Choose this track if you have a master's degree in forensic psychology.

TRACK II: Choose this track if you have a master's degree in another discipline.

FINANCIAL AID

Many Walden degree-seeking students—67%—receive some form of financial aid.* Create a customized plan that makes sense for you.

*Source: Walden University’s Office of Financial Aid. Data reports as of 2018.

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PROGRAM SAVINGS

Receive a $4,000 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on November 30, 2020. Contact one of our enrollment specialists to learn more.

Get Started Now

Admission Requirements

Completed online application and transcripts. Please note that the materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply. More information for international applicants.

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