In addition to the information provided through
the links to each Program's Web site, the
members of the AP-LS Teaching, Training, and
Careers Committee (TTC) developed a
Guide to Graduate Programs in Legal and Forensic
Psychology (as a
We hope this new format will allow students
interested in psychology and law programs to
more easily access and compare graduate
programs. This guide lists current graduate
programs in forensic and legal psychology.
Programs are listed alphabetically by degree
type: doctoral programs (Ph.D. and Psy.D.),
joint programs (Ph.D./J.D., Psy.D./J.D.,
J.D./M.A., Ph.D./M.L.S.), and masters-level
programs. Each program is described using the
same categories (program facts, admission
criteria, opportunities for research or practica,
and funding availability) to help prospective
students make informed choices about graduate
training and education in psychology and law.
Alliant International University (Ph.D. in
Arizona State University (Law and Psychology J.D./Ph.D. Program)
Cornell University (PhD with a concentration in
Law, Psychology and Human Development, or
Degree (PhD/JD) Program in Law, Psychology, and Human Development)
Florida International University (Ph.D. in Psychology with an
emphasis in Legal Psychology).
Georgetown University (Ph.D. in Psychology with concentration in
Human Development and Public Policy and a Ph.D. in a joint program with
a Masters in Public Policy )
John Jay College of Criminal Justice-CUNY (M.A. or Ph.D.)
Carolina State University (Ph.D. in Psychology and
the Public Interest program)
Simon Fraser University (Ph.D. in psychology in the psychology and
of Arizona (Ph.D. and/or J.D)
University of California-Irvine (Ph.D.
in Criminology, Law &
Society or in
Psychology and Social Behavior).
University of Florida (Ph.D.
in Criminology and Law; and joint J.D./M.A. program)
University of Illinois at Chicago (Ph.D. with concentration in
Psychology and Law).
University of Minnesota (Ph.D. in social psychology with a research
concentration in social psychology and law; joint J.D./Ph.D. can be
University of Nebraska (joint J.D./ Ph.D. or joint J.D./M.A. in
Clinical or Social Psychology or Masters of Legal Studies).
Nevada- Reno (Ph.D. in social psychology with a concentration in
psychology and law)
Texas at El Paso (Ph.D. in Applied Psychology with the Legal
University of Wyoming (Social or Developmental Ph.D. with
concentration in Psychology and Law)