Certificate in Forensic Psychology

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Course Work Requirements

PSY 5360GForensic Psychology 13
Select three of the following:9
Advanced Abnormal Psychology
Group Processes and Interpersonal Dynamics
Learning, Cognition, and Motivation
Industrial Social Psychology
Select one of the following:3
Advanced Crime Theory
Current Legal Issues in Criminal Justice
Ethics and the Criminal Justice System
Police Problem Solving Methodologies
Race, Class, and Crime
Total Hours15

This is the foundation course of our forensic psychology certificate program and will be required of all certificate students unless our forensic psychology advisory committee determines that the student possesses exceptional knowledge of the field. 

Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA with no grade lower than a C; they must complete the program within four years, and must submit a portfolio of relevant work with a written synthesis as an exit exam.

Admission Policy

For information regarding admission application requirements and deadlines, please see The Graduate College website at http://www.gradcollege.txstate.edu/Prospect_Students/Pgms_Apps/TXST_Cert.html .