Forensic psychology is growing in popularity, thanks largely to part to programs like CSI, NCIS and The Closer. However, as is the case with many other topics, forensic psychology is not what you see on television. While careers in forensic psychology are among some of the most interesting and unique in the field, don’t expect […]
According to PhDs.org, each year less than 0.1 percent of all social and behavioral sciences graduates earn a forensic psychology degree. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, however, reports that forensic psychology job opportunities will grow by 18 percent through 2020.
Forensic psychology is a useful tool in our criminal justice system. Recent television programming like NCIS, Law and Order and CSI have increased the popularity of forensic psychology and presented a sometimes less-than-accurate depiction of the profession. What is a forensic psychologist and how did the occupation come about? Read on for the history of […]