Why earn a certificate in forensic psychology?

Application Deadlines
Feb. 1* | April 15^
Dec. 15
May 1

*Freshman Priority Deadline
^Transfer Priority Deadline

Forensic psychology is a rapidly growing specialty area in psychology. Through the certificate program at the University of North Dakota, you will:

  • Gain knowledge of psychological concepts and theories.
  • Learn about analytical, statistical and evaluation skills.
  • Review communication skills necessary in forensic settings.
  • Gain a better understanding of our legal system.

Forensic Psychology Certificate at UND

  • Connect with faculty who are experts in eye witness testimony, the courtroom, psychology and law

  • Gain hands-on, practical experience within core classes.

  • Opportunity to take part in independent projects and student-driven research.

Forensic Psychology Careers


Rate of employment for those with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology

American Psychological Association


Median annual salary for social workers

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

A certificate in Forensic Psychology provides an excellent foundation for parole/probation officers as well as for those seeking careers in social work or victim advocacy.

Forensic Psychology Courses

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Learn more about UND's top-tanked Forensic Psychology program.