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Northern Virginia Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Forensic Psychology
Program InformationAre you looking for forensic psychology programs in Washington DC? The Master of Arts (MA) in Forensic Psychology program at Argosy University, Northern Virginia in Arlington, Virginia, 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, Northern Virginia 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.
Graduates of the Argosy University, Washington DC Forensic Psychology degree program may pursue employment as:
• Law Enforcement Agents
• Government Agents
Forensic Psychology Track
The Forensic Psychology track has been designed for the continued professional development of Department of Defense (DoD) personnel, non-DoD federal personnel, and state and local criminal justice and intelligence agency employees. This track provides the opportunity for students to receive the theoretical and empirical foundation to apply techniques of forensic psychophysiology and to understand the role of these methods in the broader forensic psychology systems.
Enhance your career potential by enrolling in this Argosy University, Northern Virginia master degree 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. End your search for forensic psychology programs in Washington DC at Argosy University, Northern Virginia.