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The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree program allows you the opportunity to explore in-depth the roots of crime and apply psychological theories and principles in the legal field if you choose to pursue an optional concentration in Forensic Psychology. With this option, you will study investigative techniques and the role of psychological characteristics in criminal behavior.
What You'll Learn
This Psychology concentration offers elective courses that cover specialized topics of psychology and criminal justice, and discover how the two disciplines are interconnected. By learning how to identify various psychological characteristics and their link to certain types of crime, you will gain an understanding of the factors driving criminal behavior.
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New England College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC), the nation’s oldest accrediting association, through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the fields of psychology and criminal justice will continue to grow in the coming years. Graduates of the BA in Psychology/Forensic Psychology program may pursue a master’s degree or consider a variety of professional paths in those fields. Potential career roles include:
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