Double Master's of Arts in Counseling and Forensic Psychology

Double Master's of Arts in Counseling and Forensic Psychology

A dual degree with limitless opportunities

Do you care about community mental health and social justice? In this unique program you’ll study the fascinating intersection of psychology and criminal justice. You'll learn about the culture of the criminal justice system and how social demographics, including race, gender, sexual orientation, class, mental health, and religion affect the distribution of justice, punishment, and treatment. You’ll gain a strong foundation in restorative justice, forensic assessment, and have an opportunity to apply theory to practice through real-world experience.

This one-of-a-kind program leads to two separate master’s degrees (Master’s in Counseling & Master’s in Forensic Psychology), allowing you to study both forensic psychology and counseling simultaneously. With this flexible path, you can specialize in forensics—a growing and in-demand field—while also preparing for MFT or LPCC licensure.

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Program Duration

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82 units designed to build skills that are applicable beyond the workplace. This is a program designed to help you grow and succeed, not just receive a diploma.

Learning Environment

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Classes held in person on campus in the late afternoons and evenings.

Average Class Size

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15-18 learners per cohort. Cohort members in the program form a learning community. Your success starts with connections.

Where an MA in Counseling and Forensic Psychology can take you

The MA in Counseling and Forensic Psychology will prepare you for a wide range of career options, including work in a behavioral health court, correctional setting, outpatient mental health program, or private practice.


Program Highlights

• Real-word experience: students gain their own practical experience in clinical placements.
• Learn from working professionals: our faculty members are experienced clinicians and researchers.

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