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B.S. in Psychology: Criminal Psychology

Residential Criminal Psychology Program (B.S.)

Prepare for your future career with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology: Criminal Psychology from Liberty University. Develop your understanding of the psychological aspect within the justice system, and study law, criminal justice, and criminal behavior. Learn about common theories of criminal behavior, its nature, typical contributing factors, and societal response, as you prepare to make an impact in your community.

Gain valuable skills and experience both in the classroom and in real-world internship settings, as you learn from experienced professors who are grounded in their Christian worldview.

Liberty’s Department of Psychology provides lab rooms for you to engage with applied studies. These rooms are equipped with audio and video recording technology for instructor review and feedback. And the PSYC 499 Internship gives you the opportunity to shadow a professional in the field and gain applied learning through experience. 


Academic Information for the B.S. in Psychology: Criminal Psychology

Credit Hours

120 credit hours

Program of Study

Psychology (B.S.) – Criminal Psychology – Resident

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Featured Criminal Psychology Courses

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice (CJUS 200)
  • Overview Theory & Treat. Sub. Abuse (PSYC 305)
  • Crisis Intervention (PSYC 317)
  • Criminology (CJUS 340)
  • Psychology of Criminal Behavior (PSYC 475)

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Career Opportunities for Criminal Psychology Program Graduates

  • Affirmative Action Officer
  • Behavior Technician
  • Case Worker
  • Corrections Officer
  • Group Home Coordinator
  • Social Service Coordinator