BA in Psychology/Forensic Psychology

Gain a deeper understanding of the roots of criminal behavior, 100% online.

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Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Concentration in Forensic Psychology examines the application of psychological theories and principles in the legal field, providing you with a deeper understanding of the roots of crime. You will study investigative techniques and the role of psychological characteristics in criminal behavior.

What You'll Learn

In our BA in Psychology/Forensic Psychology program, offered 100% online, you’ll study 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.

Featured Courses:

  • Forensic Psychology
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Victimology
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Accreditation

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.

Careers

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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Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

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