Sign up to our newsletter today
We've been helping students find the right postgraduate course for over a decade.
Why do individuals commit crimes? Is it possible to understand their motivations?
The Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology program attempts to answer these questions using psychological concepts as utilized in the legal system. Students learn to examine mental health through multiple perspectives: social, cultural and legal. Lastly, they learn to apply their skills through classwork and externship training.
The degree offers two informal paths of study that can be used as a course selection tool.
The following requirements must be fulfilled:
The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.
37 credits, including 25 credits in required courses and 12 credits in elective courses, and
Read more about this course
Visit the website for further details.
Fees & funding
Start dates & study options
Since our capital city’s first days, people have traveled here for many reasons. They come to explore the past and to chart new futures. They come to ask questions and to seek expert answers. They come to start discourse and to remember in silence. They come to demand change and to be that change. They come to grow. They come to learn. They come to make history and join the ranks alongside many prominent GW alumni.Read more
“I can work to change the laws — I can help those people with mental illness who are being put in jail instead of mental hospitals. Having this master’s degree from GW in forensic psychology means I’ll be heard.”
Based on your current searches we recommend the following search filters.