2019 Most Affordable Online Master's in Forensic Psychology

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With tuition rates averaging under $11,681 per year, these colleges represent the most affordable options for obtaining an online master's degree in forensic psychology. University of North Dakota ranks #1, with a tuition of $6,060 annually. Nova Southeastern University ranks #7, offering three different degree options for $13,590 per year. University of California-Irvine ranks in spot #9, offering a Master of Legal & Forensic Psychology for just $13,975.

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Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 University of North Dakota Annual Tuition $6,060
#2 #2 Concordia University - Saint Paul Annual Tuition $8,550
#3 #3 Arizona State University Annual Tuition $10,574
#4 #4 Northcentral University Annual Tuition $12,510
#5 #5 Capella University Annual Tuition $12,518
#6 #6 Liberty University Annual Tuition $13,560
#7 #7 Nova Southeastern University Annual Tuition $13,590
#8 #8 Southern New Hampshire University Online Annual Tuition $13,794
#9 #9 University of California-Irvine Annual Tuition $13,975
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  • Annual Tuition: $6,060
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,393
  • Example Classes:
    Behavior Pathology; Child Psychopathology; Diversity Psychology; Psychological Profiling & Criminal Behavior; Psychology & Law
  • Annual Tuition: $8,550
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,842
  • Example Classes:
    Cultural Awareness and Understanding for the Human Service Professional; Forensic Behavioral Health Law for the Human Service Professional; Risk Assessment in Human Services; Sexual Offending; Substance Use and Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Annual Tuition: $10,574
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 18,407
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Legal Psychology; Applied Data Analysis in Criminal Justice; Psychopathology; Quantitative Research Methodology and Statistics I; Seminar in Courts and Sentencing; Seminar in Criminology
  • Annual Tuition: $12,510
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 10,783
  • Example Classes:
    Criminal Profiling; Diversity and Forensic Psychology; Forensic Psychology in Correctional Settings; Psychological Evaluation and Treatment of Offenders; Psychology of Law and Justice; Social Psychology and Aggression
  • Annual Tuition: $12,518
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 28,176
  • Example Classes:
    Current Issues and Trends in Forensic Practice; Ethics and Multicultural Issues in Psychology; Psychology and the Law; Techniques of Forensic Practice; Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy

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  • Annual Tuition: $13,560
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and TRACS
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 28,706
  • Example Classes:
    Behavior Management; Crisis Intervention; Crisis Intervention in Law Enforcement; Overview of Theory & Treatment of Substance Abuse; Psychology and the Legal System; Psychology of Criminal Behavior
  • Annual Tuition: $13,590
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 17,330
  • Example Classes:
    Best Practices and Policies for the Mentally Ill in the Criminal Justice System; Communication Skills and Tools in Forensic Psychology; Ethical Concerns & Multicultural Issues in Forensic Psychology; Gender Violence: Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault & Child Abuse; Methods & Tools of Psychological & Violence Risk Assessment; Psychopathology, Personality Disorders, and Behavioral Interventions in Forensic Settings
  • Annual Tuition: $13,794
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 19,027
  • Example Classes:
    Assessment for Forensic Psychology; Cognitive Processes; Counseling Process and Techniques; Crimes Against Children; Ethical Practice in Psychology; Forensic Law
  • Annual Tuition: $13,975
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,423
  • Example Classes:
    Crime and Social Deviance; Hate Crimes; Legal Institutions and Society; Police, Courts and Corrections; Public Policy, Crime and Criminal Justice; Sentencing and Corrections
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