Criminal Justice (M.S.) - Forensic Psychology

Criminal Justice (M.S.) - Forensic Psychology

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2020 through summer 2021. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses 1
CJUS 500Criminal Justice Integration3
CJUS 520Administration of Justice Organizations3
CJUS 530Human Resource Management in Criminal Justice Organizations3
CJUS 550Topics and Trends in Criminal Justice 23
CJUS 601Criminal Justice Program Evaluation3
CJUS 610Leadership, Ethics and Policing 23
Total Hours18
Forensic Psychology Cognate
CJUS 620Fundamentals of Forensic Psychology3
CJUS 630Crisis Intervention in Law Enforcement3
CJUS 640Psychology & the Legal System3
CJUS 650Rehabilitation & Reintegration of Offenders3
Total Hours12
Thesis or Elective Courses 1,2
CJUS 689Thesis Proposal and Research 33
CJUS 690Thesis Defense 43
Total Hours6

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 36 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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