Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science

Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science, Concentration in Forensic Psychology

Becker College’s Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science, Concentration in Forensic Psychology applies psychology to the law and the legal system. Forensic psychologists study problems of crime prevention, rehabilitation programs in prisons, courtroom dynamics, psychology and the law, and issues related to effective policing. Over the last 20 years, the field of forensic psychology has maintained a steady growth rate. It is expected that over the next ten years, consultation, research work, and clinical practice in psychology and the law will continue to grow. Positions working with lawmakers, attorneys, and the courts are predicted to have the highest demand. Changing laws and the development of new ways to deal with juvenile offenders have become hot topics within the forensic psychology field.

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Admissions Requirements

The School of Graduate and Professional Studies offers a rolling admission process; applications are accepted throughout the year.

Requirements include:

  • Completed signed application
  • Prior college credit(s) earned; copy of official college transcript(s) required
  • No previous college experience; proof of high school diploma or GED required
  • Assessment Testing may be required

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