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Nashville Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Forensic Psychology
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Program InformationThe Master of Arts (MA) in Forensic Psychology degree program at Argosy University, Nashville is designed to educate and train individuals who are currently working, or wish to work, in fields that utilize the study and practice of forensic psychology. Curriculum is designed to provide for an understanding of theory, training, and practice of forensic psychology. It is designed to emphasize the development of students who are committed to the ethical provision of quality services to diverse clients and organizations. The Argosy University, Nashville Forensic Psychology program maintains policies and delivery formats suitable for working adults.
The MA in Forensic Psychology degree program is designed to provide coursework in forensic psychology for application to law enforcement, legal and organizational consultation, and program analysis.
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.
Enhance your career potential by enrolling in the Argosy University, Nashville 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.