100 Washington Avenue South Ste. 900
Minneapolis, MN 55401
PhD in Forensic Psychology - Legal Issues in Forensic Psychology
This specialization gives you an overview of forensic psychology, which includes the basic tenets, practices, and procedures within the field. You will learn how forensic psychologists interact with the court system and explore topics such as criminal profiling, expert testimony, jury selection, eyewitness testimony, and consultation with attorneys. You will also examine violence, risk, and threat assessment. The program helps you develop an understanding of the subspecialties of forensic psychology, roles and responsibilities, and related legal, ethical, and diversity issues.
Minimum Degree Requirements
Walden students have up to 8 years to complete their doctoral program unless they petition for an extension.
In general, students are continuously registered in the dissertation/doctoral study course until they complete their capstone project and it is approved. This usually takes longer than the minimum required terms in the dissertation/doctoral study course shell.
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 40,000+