Online Forensic Psychology Programs

Explore the psychological aspects of criminal behavior and develop new insights, skills, and perspectives.

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In Walden’s forensic psychology programs, you can acquire the expertise to drive change within the criminal justice system. Learn to evaluate and enhance programs designed for forensic populations, from the incarcerated to the mentally ill.

  • Choose from a range of specializations to focus your study.
  • Learn from faculty that includes authors and thought leaders in this exciting field.
  • Benefit from engaging coursework featuring interactive multimedia and case studies.

More About Our Forensic Psychology Programs

MS in Forensic Psychology Specializations:

  • General Program
  • Cybercrimes
  • Family Violence
  • Legal Issues in Forensic Psychology
  • Military
  • Police Psychology
  • Self-Designed
  • Sex Offender Behavior
  • Terrorism
  • Victimology

PhD in Forensic Psychology Specializations:

  • General Program
  • Crisis Leadership Management
  • Crisis Response
  • Legal Issues in Forensic Psychology
  • Self-Designed
  • Victimology

The MS in Forensic Psychology can help prepare you for professional and management positions such as:*

  • Case manager
  • Program director
  • Law enforcement, probation, or correctional officer
  • Court liaison
  • Expert witness
  • Jury consultant
  • Law enforcement advocate
  • Researcher
  • Victim advocate

The PhD in Forensic Psychology can help prepare you for professional and management positions such as:*

  • Researcher
  • Consultant
  • Teacher
  • Administrator
  • Trainer
  • Program evaluator
  • Program manager
  • Analyst
*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

Tuition and fees vary by degree program because programs at Walden are tailored to the specific needs of professionals in each field.

For more information about our degree programs, financial aid, tuition, and scholarships, fill out the form on this page or call one of our enrollment specialists at .

Manage your education expenses with:

  • Convenient monthly payment plans that allow you to pay tuition in installments with no interest.
  • Multiple payment plan options, including some that can be combined with school loan programs (if available in your country of residence).
Additional conditions may apply. Some payment plans are offered through third-party services. Contact your enrollment specialist for details.

You may be eligible to receive transfer credit toward your program, enabling you to earn your degree faster. An enrollment specialist will work with you to identify what credit you can transfer based on your work experience, prior education, life experiences, and more.

  • First we will help you obtain transcripts from any previous institution you have attended.
  • Then we will carefully review your previous coursework to maximize the number of credits we can apply toward your Walden program of study.
  • You will receive a transfer credit pre-evaluation within three business days, including a summary of the courses eligible for transfer.
Let us help support you on your educational journey. We offer students millions in total tuition savings annually. Contact one of our enrollment specialists at 855-203-5779 to learn more.

Why Study Forensic Psychology at Walden?

Joan Swart

"When I started my MS in Forensic Psychology program, it was more of a casual interest than an intention to change careers. But I enjoyed my studies at Walden so much that I wanted to pursue the field as a full-time opportunity. Walden made my personal reinvention possible."

Joan Swart | MS in Forensic Psychology Graduate