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Forensic Psychology Minor

Apply for a Forensic Psychology Minor if a Career in Investigations is in Your Future

two men wearing protective gloves examine in the fieldThis minor is offered on campus and online. 

If you’re pursuing a criminal justice or related degree from Post University, a Forensic Psychology Minor is a great option to gain additional knowledge and skills that are relevant to your studies. With this minor, you can prepare for careers in law enforcement, forensic science, legal studies, criminal justice, and human services.  

Program Highlights 

The forensic psychology minor focuses on the interdisciplinary relationship between psychology and the law. Through forensic psychology courses, you will be exposed to topics such as the roles and responsibilities of forensic psychologists, insanity and competency, policing, sexual offending, domestic violence, child abuse, criminal behavior, and the death penalty. This minor will provide you with the knowledge of the psychology behind criminal behavior and victimology. For a total of 15 credit hours, you’ll complement your criminal justice (or related) degree with a Forensic Psychology Minor that will help you advance your career. 

Unlike other forensic psychology programs, ours is flexible to fit your needs and schedule, with class options available at our Connecticut campus and online. From fundamentals of psychology to a deeper exploration of abnormal psychology, theories of personality, and real-world case studies, this Forensic Psychology Minor adds depth and breadth to your education. 

 

What Can You Do with a Forensic Psychology Minor? 

Upon completion of this Forensic Psychology Minor, you’ll have honed skills and abilities for career opportunities involving criminal justice—from the court system to law enforcement positions at local, state, and federal levels to advancement options in corporate security. In total, depending on additional training or certifications, your education is designed to give you the tools you need to pursue possible career paths in a number of criminal justice and related fields.   

 

Visit the University Catalog >> for Curriculum, Course Descriptions, and Program Outcomes.

 

As soon as you enroll at Post University, you will be assigned a personal academic advisor. They will help you plan your path from college to career. Few schools offer this same level of one-on-one attention, in addition to a practical learning environment led by experienced faculty. 

Contribute to the betterment of society and your career skills. Add a Forensic Psychology Minor to our undergraduate degree programs in Child Studies, Human Services, Business Administration or Management. Contact our admissions representatives today to learn more. 

 

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