The online Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Forensic Psychology is offered through the LSU Department of Psychology and the LSU College of Humanities & Social Sciences. This degree enhances students’ higher-level critical thinking and analytical skills while providing a survey of both the psychology and forensic science fields.
Students will gain foundational knowledge of human behaviors and psychological disorders, the integration of psychology and law, and the psychological approaches to understanding cognition. Graduates can find careers as criminal and civil investigators, forensic interviewers, peer support specialists, judicial assistants, and more.
This program is offered completely online.
"The online B.S. in Psychology with a concentration in Forensic Psychology provides students with the knowledge and experience needed to be competitive for entry-level positions in social service analysis, victim advocacy, and administrative positions with relevant non-profit organizations. The program can also help students develop a portfolio for graduate study that leads to forensics-related careers, such as entering the police academy, behavioral health programs with an emphasis on working with justice-involved populations, and master's programs in forensic psychology."
-Raymond P. Tucker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology