Forensic Psychology Concentration

The forensic psychology concentration is designed to supplement the study of psychology, criminology, or other justice-related areas with an overview of the intersection of psychology and the criminal justice system. The concentration focuses specifically on mental illness in the criminal justice system, the psychological experiences of the victims, psychological science in the courtroom, and psychological factors related to criminal behavior.


All students have opportunities to

  • conduct independent research
  • engage in globally-related activities through coursework and language study at Mason and abroad
  • participate in many forms of public service
  • prepare for their future careers through internships, career-focused minors and other college-to-career activities