Northcentral University

2488 Historic Decatur RD. 
San Diego CA 92106 

Request Information

Master of Science in Forensic Psychology - General Forensic Psychology

Northcentral University’s Master of Science in Forensic Psychology with a specialization in Risk and Threat Assessment and Management helps prepare you to apply psychological principles in forensic settings and equips you to work within the justice system, with law enforcement, the courts, corrections, and departments of victim services. The program includes elements related to applied profiling, the use of assessment tools, interviewing and information gathering, risk factors and mitigation strategies, and team processes for different types of risk and threat including violence, stalking, sexual danger, workplace and school violence, or other areas of targeted violence. Throughout the program, you will analyze theories and principles in psychology within forensic settings, explain usage of diagnostic and assessment tools within forensic settings, evaluate ethical behavior within forensic settings and finally you will synthesize your research within forensic settings. While this specialization does not lead to licensure, the specialization will require students to review key components critical for the exam to become a Certified Threat Manager (CTM) with the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP).

Request More Information »

Master's Degrees

Doctoral Degrees

Sources: Google Maps, The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Wikipedia, Yahoo! Answers

Privacy Policy  |  California Residents: Do Not Sell My Personal Information  |  Disclosure: “What Determines Top/Best?”  |  Terms of Use  | 
© 2022 TriAd Media Solutions, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Disclosure: Not all programs are accelerated, available in all locations, or in both online and on-campus formats. The transferability of credits is subject to each school's transfer credit policy. Financial aid including grants, scholarships and loans may be available to those who qualify. Program lengths and outcomes vary according to each institution's specific curriculum and employment opportunities are not guaranteed. CompareTopSchools is a consumer information site that offers free ratings and recommendations of colleges and universities. We are an advertising-supported service and receive compensation from many of the schools that appear on our site. Compensation may impact which schools we rate and recommend and where those schools appear. CompareTopSchools takes into consideration several proprietary rules to determine how and where schools appear on our website. All opinions expressed on this site are our own, including, without limitation, our designation of a particular institution as being a "top" school.