2020 Most Affordable Online Master's in Forensic Psychology

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These 10 schools make up the most affordable options for obtaining an online master's degree in forensic psychology, with all of their annual tuition rates priced at less than $19,000. At #1, University of North Dakota offers an online Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology for only $7,785 per year. Tiffin University, ranked #2, offers an annual tuition rate of $7,875 for its Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Forensic Psychology. Classes for this program include Criminogenic Psychopathology, Drug Abuse and Society, Legal and Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Mental Health Law in Criminal Behavior, and Statistical Applications in Criminal Justice.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 $7,785
# 2 #2 $7,875
# 3 #3 $9,044
# 4 #4 $11,286
# 5 #5 $13,560
# 6 #6 $13,580
# 7 #7 $13,860
# 8 #8 $14,220
# 9 #9 $14,394
# 10 #10 $18,898
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  • Annual Tuition: $7,785
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,328
  • Example Classes: Behavior Pathology; Child Psychopathology; Diversity Psychology; Psychological Profiling & Criminal Behavior; Psychology & Law

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology
  • Annual Tuition: $7,875
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 822
  • Example Classes: Contemporary Criminal Justice: Issues and Trends; Criminogenic Psychopathology; Drug Abuse and Society; Legal and Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice; Mental Health Law in Criminal Behavior; Statistical Applications in Criminal Justice

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Forensic Psychology
  • Annual Tuition: $9,044
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 21,361
  • 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

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS in Forensic Psychology
  • MS in Psychology - Forensic Psychology
  • Annual Tuition: $11,286
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 21,375
  • Example Classes: Assessment for Forensic Psychology; Cognitive Processes; Ethical Practice in Psychology; Intersection of Law and Psychology; Psychology in the Courtroom; Social Psychology

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS in Psychology - Forensic Psychology
  • Annual Tuition: $13,560
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 33,217
  • Example Classes: Crisis Intervention in Law Enforcement; Psychology and the Legal System; Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Offenders

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS: Criminal Justice: Forensic Psychology
  • Annual Tuition: $13,580
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 27,356
  • 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

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS - Forensic Psychology
  • Annual Tuition: $13,860
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 8,094
  • Example Classes: Ethics and Standards of Professional Psychology; Forensic Psychology and the Law; Life Span Development; Testing, Measurement, and Assessment; Theories of Criminal Behavior

Online Master's Degrees

  • MSPY - Forensic Psychology
  • Annual Tuition: $14,220
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 15,531
  • 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

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS - Forensic Psychology
  • MS - Forensic Psychology - Legal System
  • MS - Forensic Psychology - Mental Health Workers, First Responders and Disaster Teams
  • Annual Tuition: $14,394
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WSCUC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 6,296
  • 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

Online Master's Degrees

  • Master of Legal & Forensic Psychology
  • Annual Tuition: $18,898
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 10,465
  • 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

Online Master's Degrees

  • MS in Forensic Psychology (MSPSYFS)