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Ginger L. Jenkins | MS in Forensic Psychology Graduate and PhD in Psychology Student

MS in Forensic Psychology

Are you intrigued by the psychology of criminal behavior and its impact throughout the legal system? Walden’s online MS in Forensic Psychology program allows you to tailor your learning to your specific interests and goals, with coursework that covers topics ranging from understanding violence, risk, and threat assessment to offender and victim behavior.

Engage in interactive content and strengthen your real-world knowledge as you learn from top experts in the field. You can even earn credit toward your PhD.


Receive a 10% tuition reduction if you reside outside the US and start this program today. Contact one of our enrollment advisors at 855.203.8964 to learn more.


Enrollment process

  1. Complete the Request Information form

  2. An enrollment advisor will contat you to answer your questions.

  3. Choose the proper program that's right for you, then submit your application.

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Specializations

Choose from 10 specializations to further align your program with your personal and professional goals:

  • Criminal Justice (Self-Designed)
  • Cybercrimes
  • Family Violence
  • Legal Issues in Forensic Psychology
  • Military
  • Police Psychology
  • Self-Designed
  • Sex Offender Behavior
  • Terrorism
  • Victimology

Career Options

The MS in Forensic Psychology program can help prepare you to find work in a variety of roles*, including:

  • Case manager
  • Program director
  • Law enforcement, probation, or correctional officer
  • Court liaison
  • Expert witness
  • Jury consultant
  • Law enforcement advocate
  • Researcher
  • Victims’ advocate

Why Walden's MS in Forensic Psychology?

Interactive ContentCoursework features multimedia elements such as case studies, podcasts, and insightful interviews with offenders.
Expert FacultyLearn from leading experts and acclaimed authors in the fields of forensic psychology and criminal justice.
Knowledge ApplicationChoose either a capstone or a field experience course to apply what you’ve learned to a real problem facing your profession.
Social Change - Become more than a scholar; gain skills to help you make a difference in your community.
Psi ChiJoin Walden’s virtual chapter of the International Honor Society in Psychology.
11-Week Courses - Each course is followed by a 2-week break.

For assistance deciding which specialization fits your goals, call an enrollment advisor at:

855.203.8964

*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

Note on Licensure
The MS in Forensic Psychology is not a licensure program and does not prepare an individual to become a licensed psychology professional.

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