Forensic Psychology CertificateFebruary 15, 2019 – 08:36 am

Forensic Psychology Certificate

In a post-graduate certificate program in forensic psychology, students can learn how to interview victims of crimes and develop criminal profiles of potential suspects through research and clinical studies. Students learn to develop treatment plans, provide expert testimony and assess clients in a correctional environment. Admission to these certificate programs requires a master s degree in psychology or a related field. Program Levels in Forensic…

Forensics RequirementsJanuary 8, 2019 – 08:26 pm

Forensics Requirements

Forensic science includes a diverse field of specialized professionals who work in criminal investigation. A minimum of a bachelor s degree is required to become a forensic scientist, although some specialties require graduate work. Forensic scientists often work closely with lawyers and law enforcement. Required Education Bachelor s degree Projected Job Growth (2012-2022) 6%* Average Annual Salary (2013) $57, 340* Source: *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics…

Forensic Psychology Degrees OnlineDecember 15, 2018 – 08:19 pm

Forensic Psychology Degrees Online

EKU’s online Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Forensic Psychology provides you with an introduction to the major areas of forensic psychology. Our courses, designed by expert faculty, explore mental health law, experimental psychology and the legal system, forensic assessment, theories of criminal behavior, and correctional psychology. A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology – Forensic Psychology prepares students to enroll in an…

Where do Forensic Psychologists Work?November 27, 2018 – 08:16 pm

Where do Forensic Psychologists Work?

Crisis negotiation can last days before ending a hostage situation. Hemera Images NBC s Law & Order fans always recognize the crisis negotiator - the cop who skillfully - but cautiously - talks a hostage-taker into dropping his weapon and releasing the victim. Crisis negotiators are members of a six- or seven-person police team that includes a consulting mental health professional. Psychologists who specialize in law enforcement are forensic…

Forensic Psychology BachelorsOctober 28, 2018 – 08:06 pm

Forensic Psychology Bachelors

Florida Tech’s Bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology with a concentration in Forensic Psychology investigates the psychological understanding of human behavior and how it applies to legal environments. Built on a liberal arts foundation, this degree program examines the fundamental concepts, principles and practices of applied psychology. Particular emphasis is placed on the nature of how forensic psychology coincides with law enforcement and our…

Topics in Forensic PsychologySeptember 16, 2018 – 07:51 pm

Topics in Forensic Psychology

Featured Video Subfields of Forensic Psychology Handwriting Analysis As far back as Aristotle, handwriting has been noted to reflect the personality characteristics of people. Alfred Binet, a psychologist who created intelligence tests, also stated that handwriting styles indicated certain character traits. Handwriting analysis is used to determine authorship, i.e. who wrote the document or signature. This is helpful in crimes such as forgery, or…

Forensic Psychology Jobs in the FBIAugust 29, 2018 – 07:44 pm

Forensic Psychology Jobs in the FBI

Forensic psychologists examine clues to help solve crimes. Jupiterimages/Goodshoot/Getty Images Forensic psychologists are expert witnesses who offer their opinions in both civil and criminal court matters. Qualifications include a doctorate in psychology - that takes an educational investment of about seven years - a license to practice psychology and relevant work experience. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is one employer of forensic psychologists…