Our forensic psychology emphasis explores the intersection of psychology and the legal system. This is an opportunity for you to explore how psychological principles and techniques can be applied to legal and criminal justice settings.
Throughout this program, you’ll delve into a range of exciting and fascinating topics, including criminal behavior, the mind of a psychopath, psychological assessments, and the psychology of law. You’ll gain a deep understanding of how psychological concepts can be used to analyze and solve complex legal cases.
Internship opportunities for this concentration, such as work with law enforcement agencies, victim advocacy groups, or other related organizations, will give you hands-on experience, teach you practical skills, and foster your professional connections.
You can connect your passion for psychology with criminal justice, victim advocacy, forensic mental health, and more!
As a Lynchburg student in this program, you’ll:
- Explore how psychological principles and techniques can be applied to legal and criminal justice settings.
- Study captivating topics including criminal behavior, the mind of a psychopath, psychological assessment, and the psychology of law.
- Gain practical skills and experience through internships relevant to forensic psychology.