Ph.D Programs in Forensic PsychologyMarch 12, 2013 – 11:04 am

Ph.D Programs in Forensic Psychology

Our listing of academic programs that offer education and training in psychology and law is divided into three degree categories: Clinical doctoral programs, Non-clinical PhD programs and Masters programs. If you are interested in learning more about graduate programs, please review the links to the degree programs provided on this web site, and also review the Guide to Graduate Programs in Legal and Forensic Psychology ( PDF, 521KB), developed by…

Forensic Psychologist DescriptionJuly 12, 2015 – 12:36 pm

Forensic Psychologist Description

Forensic psychologists take on a unique role in the criminal justice system. They do not collect evidence and test it for a court trial. They analyze people’s minds to determine if they are telling the truth. A forensic psychologist must use his or her knowledge of psychology and criminal justice to counsel prison inmates, detect possible abuse, and determine witness credibility. If that work sounds like it is right up your alley, you may want to…

Forensic Psychologist JobsNovember 24, 2011 – 09:01 am

Forensic Psychologist Jobs

A criminal or forensic psychologist addresses the mental state of an individual who has committed a criminal offense. This process involves studying and observing the criminal s mind for intentions, thoughts and aberrant behavior. Becoming a criminal psychologist requires the completion of a doctoral program in forensic psychology. Educational Requirements Ph.D. or Psy.D. Other Requirements Depending on one s educational path, internships and licensure…

Definition of Forensic PsychologyMay 7, 2015 – 07:35 am

Definition of Forensic Psychology

Forensic psychology is a branch of psychology which relates to the law. The main part of forensic psychology is working with the criminal justice system. Forensic psychology is the use of psychological practices and principles and applying them to the legal system, mainly in court. In 1893 James McKeen Cattell at Columbia University was the first to research and study the psychology of testimony. The American Psychological Association Council of Representatives…

Forensic Psychology Degree ProgramsJuly 28, 2013 – 07:54 am

Forensic Psychology Degree Programs

The Department of Graduate Psychology is offering New Jersey s Certificate Programs in Forensic Psychology designed for graduate students, licensed, or license- or board eligible psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, professional counselors, psychiatric nurses and other health professionals. Our specialized, flexible programs are optimized for schedules and demands of the practicing professional. Our Certificate programs provide the option…

Careers with PsychologySeptember 7, 2015 – 11:21 am

Careers with Psychology

Following a BA or BSc degree in psychology, some students opt not to pursue a career in psychology while others do. For the former, many of the abilities and skills that one obtained as a psychology student can be used in careers that are not directly related to psychology. For the latter, there are three general paths a student can pursue. 1. Psychology as a career: A bachelor s degree (B.A. or B.Sc.) is the first step on the road to graduate-level…