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Chicago Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Forensic Psychology

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Program Information

The Master of Arts (MA) in Forensic Psychology degree program at Argosy University, Chicago is designed to educate and train you in fields that utilize the study and practice of forensic psychology. The program provides coursework in forensic psychology for application to law enforcement, legal and organizational consultation, and program analysis.

The Argosy University, Chicago Forensic Psychology degree program also emphasizes the development of students who are committed to the ethical provision of quality services to diverse clients and organizations. The program maintains policies and delivery formats suitable for working adults.

Program Learning Outcomes
Outcome One: Psychological Theory and Practice
Apply theoretical concepts and methodological approaches of psychology to forensic practice.

Outcome Two: Legal Theory and Application
Apply theories related to the interaction between the criminal and civil legal systems and psychology.

Outcome Three: Research and Evaluation
Critically evaluate the existing literature and body of knowledge in assessment, evaluation, and research methods in forensic practice.

Outcome Four: Leadership, Consultation, and Ethics
Use leadership, consultative, and ethical knowledge, skills and attitudes to succeed in forensic practice.

Outcome Five: Interpersonal Effectiveness
Achieve personal development and demonstrate positive relationship skills via effective communication, respect for others, and awareness of their impact on others.

Career Outcomes
Graduates of this Argosy University, Chicago master’s degree program in Forensic Psychology may pursue employment as:
• Law Enforcement Agents
• Government Agents
• Educators

Enhance your career potential by enrolling in the Argosy University, Chicago Forensic Psychology program. You can learn more about specific financial aid programs (available to those who qualify) on our Financial Aid & Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.
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