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Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)—Area of Interest–Clinical Forensic Psychology

Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)—Area of Interest–Clinical Forensic Psychology

Clinical Forensic Psychology involves the interface of law and psychology. The specialization inClinical Forensic Psychology allows a student to gain a wide grasp of the issues facing psychologists who deal with the legal system. There are opportunities for career enhancement and expansion. Clinical Forensic Psychology is a fast growing and dynamic area within the mental health and psychology field.

Eisner Institute for Professional Studies (EIPS) offers only one Psy.D. degree. EIPS is approved by the California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education. We offer graduate degrees in psychology.

EIPS offers an online forensic psychology degree. After completing the program, a Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree is awarded.

Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)—Area of Interest–Clinical Forensic Psychology

There are several specialized forensic psychology online courses including: Expert Witness Testimony, and Psychology of Criminal Behavior.

With an online forensic psychology degree there are a myriad of career opportunities in the forensic psychology arena including teaching, research, trial and jury consulting, law enforcement consultation and mediation services. After obtaining a clinical forensic psychology degree online, a graduate can begin a new chapter in their career.

A student can take the clinical forensic psychology degree online doctoral level. We do apply transfer credits from our master’s to the doctoral program. This will significantly decrease the time to obtain the Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D) specialization in Clinical Forensic Psychology.

Our exciting and unique courses allow a student to focus on a variety of topics in the civil, criminal and family law area. Our program is not only national but is international. This allows interaction with students who are in a variety of jurisdictions.

Clincal Forensic Psychology Online

The cliniucal forensic psychology online program at EIPS are flexible in that it is permissible to take classes in another specialty.
Typically, the clinical forensic psychology courses do not require formal testing, but rather a five or so page final paper.

Our format is similar to a chat room, where postings are put on a discussion board.

A major advantage at EIPS is that we do not require a Thesis or Dissertation. On the other hand we require a Capstone which is either a position paper or a research proposal.

Full-time students are expected to complete their programs in 8 quarters (2 years) and part-time students, in 16 quarters (4 years). The maximum time for completion is 3 years for full-time students and 6 years for part-time students. Extensions to the maximum time may be granted by requesting a leave of absence, based on mitigating circumstances.

In addition to the core courses, the following are offered in the Doctorate of Psychology in Forensic Psychology:

  • Advanced Forensic Psychology
  • Psychology of Criminal Behavior
  • Family Law
  • Current Case Law
  • Forensic Psychological Assessment
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Careers in Forensic Psychology:

  • Trial and Jury Consultation
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • University and College Teaching
  • Research in Forensic Issues
  • Law Enforcement Agency Consultation
  • Administer/Treatment in Forensic Populations

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