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Neumann University

Master of Science Forensic Psychology

Neumann University, Aston, Pennsylvania


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Graduate Admissions
One Neumann Drive
Aston, Pennsylvania, 19014, United States


Academics

Summary

• 36 credits (12 courses) • Designed to provide skills in psychological and intelligence analysis within the criminal and civil justice systems, with a thesis option for those interested in pursuing doctoral studies. or practicum option. • This program focuses on understanding, evaluation, and treatment of offenders and victims, both individually and in aggregate • The program includes a set of required courses, with some flexibility to customize coursework based on individual interests • In the 2nd year, students may choose a traditional track or an Intelligence Studies track using the Analyst’s Notebook. Program outcomes include • Advocate for and extend psychology’s role and responsibility in promoting agency and the psychological well-being of individuals, communities, and organizations. • Adapt to shifting demands and ill-structured problems by critically evaluating the relevance, priority, and appropriateness of various information and potential courses of action. • Design, conduct, and evaluate research through the lens of its potential to advance knowledge in psychology as well as the psychological well-being of individuals, communities, and organizations. • Integrate psychological theories, methods, and research to generate new knowledge and promote agency and the psychological well-being of individuals, communities, and organizations. • Incorporate Neumann University’s RISES values into the application of forensic psychology.

Academic Fields
    Personality Psychology.
    Forensic Psychology.
    Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other.
    Applied Psychology.
Degrees
    Master's, Forensic Psychology, Master of Science in Forensic Psychology
    Formats

    Full Time, Part Time, Online or Distance, On-Campus, Evening or Weekend

    Keywords

    Graduate School, Forensic Psychology


    Admissions

    Summary
    An advanced degree in the field of Forensic Psychology can potentially open the doors for those individuals currently working in the fields of criminal justice or psychology to pursue higher career options. Within this field, a vast array of careers exists including correctional counselor, supervisory positions within the correctional system, victim advocacy, jury or law enforcement consultant, clinical analyst, crime analysis, homeland security, social service agencies, family court, and forensic research. This degree encompasses the diverse nature of these fields and as such a graduate student in this program would have the ability to choose certain courses that would pertain to their desired position within the field.
    Academic Backgrounds
      Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other.
      Criminology.
      Forensic Psychology.
      Personality Psychology.

    Contacts

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    Bettsy McKlaine

    Director of Degree Completion and Graduate Admissions
    mcklainb@neumann.edu
    16105585613

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    Holly Smiles

    Assistant Director of Degree Completion & Graduate Admissions
    smilesh@neumann.edu
    16103615244

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    Genienne Navarro

    Degree Completion and Graduate Admissions Counselor
    navarrog@neumann.edu
    2675472036