Are you interested in studying a forensic psychology doctorate program or in taking criminology and justice studies? This page will help you to find out more about university forensic psychology and to locate suitable schools, especially those where the program can be taken by online and distance learning.
Forensic psychology is a fascinating field of study concerned with the application of psychology in law and law enforcement. For example, it is used in treating mentally ill offenders, providing expert testimony in court, and also in analyzing a criminal's mind and intent. So to prepare for this work students need to take criminal justice and civil legal courses as well as psychology courses. But prior to taking a doctorate in this area, you need to have completed a relevant masters degree in psychology. If you are interested in this area, you may also like to check the criminal justice page for useful programs and advice.