After undergrad, you’ll need at least 5 more years of school to become a forensic psychologist. You probably knew that, but let me tell you what is it like in graduate school for forensic psychology. Your experiences in school as a teenager or young adult do not capture what it is like in graduate school for forensic psychology. For one, during graduate school for forensic psychology (or any other subspecialty), you will only be taking about four classes per semester. It is expected that you’ll earn B’s and above in those classes…. Read More
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.