Forensic Psychology Graduate Programs RankingsMarch 2, 2015 – 10:55 am

Forensic Psychology Graduate Programs Rankings

The University’s Master of Arts (M.A.) in forensic psychology degree ranks second in bestpsychologydegrees.com’s most innovative graduate psychology degrees. The site’s top 20 degrees were determined by the American Psychological Association’s three fastest growing areas: neuropsychology, industrial-organizational psychology and geropsychology. In addition, the site’s editors highlighted these types of programs: Those whose faculty is among the most…

Types of Careers in PsychologyApril 8, 2013 – 04:08 pm

Types of Careers in Psychology

Psychologists Stories : Discover some of the diverse careers in psychology in this short film. Psychology is a popular field of study in Australia and is taught at universities in every state and territory. With diverse workplace settings and areas of expertise, psychology can be a highly rewarding and satisfying career choice. Qualified psychologists bring unique skill sets that are highly-valued across a wide range of workplace contexts. Demand…

Forensic Psychology CertificationOctober 21, 2014 – 01:25 pm

Forensic Psychology Certification

Forensic Psychology is the application of the science and profession of psychology to questions and issues relating to law and the legal system. The word “forensic” comes from the Latin word “forensis, ” meaning “of the forum, ” where the law courts of ancient Rome were held. Today forensic refers to the application of scientific principles and practices to the adversary process where scientists with specialized knowledge play a role. Board Certification…

Personality Psychology JobsFebruary 14, 2014 – 08:57 am

Personality Psychology Jobs

Personality psychology is the study of how humans feel or think about their interactions with the world around them. Personality psychology is typically grouped with social psychology in academic departments, and the two disciplines may overlap in practice. However, personality psychology is more focused on the internal mechanisms in the human mind that influence behavior and thinking, while social psychology explores external social factors that…

American Board of Forensic PsychologyAugust 9, 2013 – 09:00 am

American Board of Forensic Psychology

The American Board of Forensic Psychology (ABFP) is a member board of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). The ABPP oversees and authorizes the credentialing activities of thirteen specialty boards. The ABFP is responsible for establishing criteria related to the definition and requirements for education, training, competencies, and the examination, which leads to Board Certification in Forensic Psychology. The ABFP is governed by…

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…