Return to: PhD in Clinical Psychology
In this specialization, students get an overview of forensic psychology, which includes the basic tenets, practices, and procedures within the field. They will learn how forensic psychologists interact with the court system and explore topics such as criminal profiling, expert testimony, jury selection, eyewitness testimony, and consultation with attorneys. Students will also examine violence, risk, and threat assessment. The program helps students develop an understanding of the subspecialties of forensic psychology, roles and responsibilities, and related legal, ethical, and diversity issues.