BA Applied Psychology Forensic Psychology

Explore how psychology is used to understand and counter criminal behavior.


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Start date: 10/24/2016

Enrollment Deadline: 10/12/2016

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Enrollment Deadline: 6/21/2017

Start date: 8/28/2017

Enrollment Deadline: 8/16/2017

Overview

Our Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology with a Concentration in Forensic Psychology, available 100% online, investigates the psychological aspects of human behavior and how it applies to legal environments. Built on a liberal arts foundation, this program examines the fundamental concepts, principles and practices of applied psychology. Particular emphasis is placed on how forensic psychology interacts with law enforcement and the legal system.

What You'll Learn

In this BA in Applied Psychology Forensic Psychology program, you will review a range of critical issues, including family counseling, legal processes, criminal behavior, probable cause, investigative techniques, victimology, policing and courtroom procedures. You will analyze human behavior from the perspectives of sociological, psychological and other interdisciplinary theories. See sample curriculum here. Find textbooks and materials required for each specific term.

Accreditation

Florida Institute of Technology is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s, education specialist and doctoral degrees.

Careers

With a BA in Applied Psychology Forensic Psychology, you can explore career opportunities in a variety of settings, such as mental health centers, businesses, and federal and local law enforcement agencies. The program is applicable to career paths including criminologist and case manager, and also prepares you for graduate study in sociology, psychology and other disciplines.

Time to Complete

8

Weeks per class

40

Total classes

4

Years to Complete