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What are good schools for a degree in Forensic Psychology

I'm set on studying forensic psychology after I graduate High School. I know that the requirements are a major in Psychology and minoring in Criminal Law. Are there any schools with excellent classes in both fields? #criminal-law #psychology #forensics #forensic-psychology...

#criminal-justice

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Active Jul 30 at 03:27 AM

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Posted by Mack M.’s Avatar Mack M.

Can I actually find the job of my dreams?

I'm really interested in any and all behavioral sciences, like #sociology, particularly #criminal-psychology or #forensic-psychology. I want to study people, how we work, why we do what we do, and everything associated with us. But I don't know if that dream is reachable. It seems so far...

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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Hi Arianna! A lot of research-type work is associated with universities ...

What do I have to do to become a forensic psychologist?

I have this obsession with how different people's minds work and how life events affect their mind set. I enjoy hearing about how different childhood or life events can in turn set in motion decisions they may make later on. I am going to college in the fall and I do not know what classes or...

#forensic-psychology #psych #college #what-classes-should

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Active Jul 07 at 03:13 AM

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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Sydni,Choosing a psychology major and then taking classes related to ...

What is the workload for a Master's degree in Forensic Psychology?

I'm getting ready to start my Master's in Forensic Psychology and am curious how the workload is. #psychology...

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Active Nov 13 at 12:49 PM

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Posted by Elizabeth D.’s Avatar Elizabeth D.
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Bianca Feuer, PsyD | Licensed Clinical Forensic Psychologist The workload for a forensic psychology master's is similar to undergraduate. ...

Is it possible to branch off into speech and hearing therapy from psychology?

I am considering studying psychology, but is it possible to branch off into forensic psychology or speech and hearing therapy, with a psychology degree and experience as a clinical psychologist? #psychology #therapy #counseling #mental-health #mental-health-care #physical-therapy #therapists...

#forensic-psychology #forensic #counseling-psychology

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Dr. Ray Finn | Mental Health Care Professional Dear Thaaki, Things may work differently in South Africa, but in ...

What do I do with my degree?!

I am a recent graduate with a Master of Arts degree in Forensic Psychology and have NO idea what the next step is. I have considered juvenile probation, but I think my end goal is to work for the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit. I just want to know what types of careers people with this degree...

#forensic-psychology #behavioral-counseling #masters-degree #masters-in-psychology

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:52 PM

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Ld Hy | None Hi Britany, What an interesting field! I'm retired Navy, and had ...

What is a forensic psychologist?

I've been trying to look it up, but basically everything I find is written in a more professional manner/harder vocabulary words in which I don't understand. If you could please explain it to me in a way easier for high school students to interpret I would be highly thankful. #medical #law...

#forensic-psychology #forensic

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:40 PM

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Posted by Andrea L.’s Avatar Andrea L.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Andrea, Here it is: Forensic psychology is the interaction of ...

What jobs could I get with a forensics degree?

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:28 PM

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Alexis Krouzkevitch | Forensic Science Graduate at Arizona State University Really any job that you meet the minimum requirements for. I ...

Does Forensic Psychology have a lot of job options when graduated with a degree?

I was wondering because I want to study forensic psychology and get a job in the field after i obtain my masters. #law #criminal-justice...

#forensic-psychology

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Active Sep 29 '17 at 02:05 PM

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Mary Magdalene Galloway | Visiting Professor of Psychology at Chamberlain University Hey! My Master's degree is in forensic psychology and I went ...

What jobs can you get with a bachelors in psychology while your going for a masters in forensic psychology?

I plan on working while getting my masters in forensic psychology, and I want to know what jobs to look for. #psychology #clinical-psychology #social-psychology #forensic-psychology...

#moral-psychology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:26 PM

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Posted by Clarissa R.’s Avatar Clarissa R.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Clarissa, It is important to remember that a psychology degree ...

How competitive is the feild of psychology.

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:26 PM

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Dr. Ray Finn | Mental Health Care Professional Dear Clarissa, I can only answer your question about the clinical ...

How long does it usually take to get a job in the forensics field after graduating college?

I'm very anxious to start a career in forensics and I would love to know how long it usually takes to get a job after graduating. #forensic #forensic-analysis...

#forensic-psychology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:26 PM

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Posted by Kirsten B.’s Avatar Kirsten B.
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santhosh Kumar | Analyst at Dell his type of degree typically takes four years to complete, but ...

How do I prepare myself for a career in forensic sciences?

It would be helpful to know what classes are recommended for me to take in college and any advise from professionals that may help me in the future. #forensic #forensic-analysis...

#forensic-psychology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:26 PM

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Posted by Kirsten B.’s Avatar Kirsten B.
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santhosh Kumar | Analyst at Dell preparing yourself for a career in forensic science at an early ...

What's the most uselful graduate degree in psychology?

I'm working on a degree in psychology, but don't necessarily want to be a clinical psychologist. I'm fascinated by cognitive, social, and political psychology. Are careers realistically available in these areas, and if so what degree would be necessary? #psychology #politics #consulting...

#social-psychology #forensic-psychology #cognitive-psychology #cognition

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Active Sep 14 '17 at 06:10 PM

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Posted by Cherie Z.’s Avatar Cherie Z.
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Trisha Shockley, CAPM | Management Consultant at PwC Hi Cherie! I, too, studied psychology in college and loved learning ...

When I attend college to become a forensic psychologist, what kind of classes are recommended?

I really want to know this because my dream is to become a blood spatter analyst. the more I know about these things, the easier that will be. #forensics #forensic-psychology #psychology #science...

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Active Oct 23 '17 at 12:43 PM

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Posted by Nathaniel H.’s Avatar Nathaniel H.
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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D. | Industrial-Organizational Psychology & HR Consulting Nathaniel, Forensic Psychology is MUCH MORE than what you think it ...

Where is the best place for a forensic psychologist to search for a career?

I live in a small town in Kentucky but my ultimate goal is to move to Florida, I just wanna know if that's a good idea. #forensics...

#forensic-psychology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:22 PM

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Posted by Nathaniel H.’s Avatar Nathaniel H.
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A. Wallace Deckel | Professor of Psychiatry Hi Nathaniel Well most forensic psychologists work in the courts and/or ...

What kind of job would someone who majored in Forensic Psychology look for and what would a normal work week look like?

I am interested in majoring in psychology for college, more specifically forensic but I am not sure what that job field would look like and what a normal week would look like. I would really be interested in doing something that involves deciding whether or not a person is clinically insane or...

#forensic-psychology #psychology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:20 PM

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Posted by Brilynn W.’s Avatar Brilynn W.
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Christopher Keemer, MA, TLLP | Doctoral Student The types of jobs in forensic psychology can vary. For example, ...

What branches of forensic science have the most job opportunities? What branches have the least?

I'm considering going to college for a forensics degree, but I'm not sure about what branch I'd like to go into. I've thought about forensic chemistry and psychology, but I'm still not sure. Which branch would be the easiest to find a job in? #forensic...

#forensic-psychology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:20 PM

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Posted by Madison S.’s Avatar Madison S.
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Valerie Corson | Retail Support Specialist Madison, This is a complex question. First I would say that ...

What career can I be in my favor, since I passion for fixing the criminal justice system and being able to help people by listen to them and understanding their mindset behind their actions?

My name is Aiyana, I am a senior in high school, who struggled but later on understood my mindset and what caused me to struggle to change. Through overcoming and reflexing I learned a lot about myself and that lead me to build a passion to help other who are in need for help and someone to...

#forensic-psychology #criminal-defense #criminology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:13 PM

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Lauren Hall | Lead Research Analyst at University of Maryland, Baltimore ... Hi Aiyana, You are already on the right track by selecting ...

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