The Bachelor's of Science in Criminal Justice - Forensic Psychology degree program is geared towards persons who are interested in advancing their careers in law enforcement, private security, or corrections as well as those who are interested in simply starting a career in the criminal justice field. This program gives students the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in the area of criminal justice. Students receive online instruction and are taught essential research and analytical skills.
The forensic psychology specialization is structured to teach students the value of psychology within the criminal justice system. Graduates will have enhanced their skills in identifying and interacting with persons who are mentally ill, intervening in crisis situations, and understanding the overall impact crime has on both victims and the community. Graduates will be able to be successful in positions with police departments and law enforcement agencies. Additionally, graduates will have opportunities in the judicial system and in social services.