Alexander Rohrer, M.A.

Victim Advocate with Degrees in Psychology
Jamison, Pennsylvania
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I am a victim advocate with a Master's in Forensic Psychology. I completed my undergraduate in Psychology, with minors in Sociology (criminology focus) and English (linguistics focus). I interned with a Police Dept. and a Juvenile Probation Dept. I also interned with ATF and Warren County Prosecutor's Office. I have worked as a Resident Assistant in University ResLife for 3 years, an Admissions Tour Guide for 2.5 years, and a Graduate Assistant for University Advancement for 4 months.

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Hello Ceci, In order to become a police officer, you will need to graduate high school and then have at least an Associate's Degree. It is preferred that you have a Bachelor's Degree, but not required. You will need to attend the police academy somewhere in your State. Your State may have...

Active Mar 09 '16 at 13:56
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Hoseana, In order to graduate in 4 years, you need to first stay on top of your classwork. As long as you manage your time well, complete assignments on time, study for exams, and seek help when you need it, you should be able to pass your classes. Depending on your school, some...

Active Feb 24 '16 at 10:41
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Ricardo, You do not need to major in criminal justice. You can major in a variety of things (business, government, psychology, sociology, social work). I would recommend taking some criminal justice/criminology courses to have a basic understanding of the criminal justice system. I...

Active Feb 24 '16 at 10:34
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Gregory, You can do so many things with a Psychology major! Of course the typical paths lead to clinical and counseling work, you can also go onto to several other fields. A Bachelor's degree in Psychology serves as an excellent foundation for many careers or graduate school. Some fields...

Active Feb 24 '16 at 10:31
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Hello Antonio, Psychology would be an excellent degree if you wish to become a District Attorney/Prosecutor. Prosecutors need to be able to examine pertinent information and critically analyze it to form conclusions. Psychology stresses critical analysis of information. You also would...

Active Feb 24 '16 at 10:20
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