What is Criminal Psychology?

Before we go on to determine What is Criminal Psychology, let us first define, what exactly is a Crime? In general terms, crimes are acts that break the law of a particular country. The Oxford English Dictionary defines crime as: “An act punishable by law, as being forbidden by statute or injurious to the public welfare. An evil or injurious act, an offense, sin, especially of a grave character.” We must say, though, that this is a simplified view of a crime. There is no such thing as a simple and objective… Read More

Criminal Psychology Degree

criminal psychology degree

Criminal psychology degree seekers are a unique bunch (lol). These students want to spend their careers behind bars working with inmates. A master’s level counseling degree (e.g., LCSW, MSW, LPC, etc.) or a doctorate in psychology or psychiatry is what you’ll need. Consider volunteering at your local prison to make sure this is the job for you.