M.A. Forensic Mental Health Counseling

One of today's hottest job fields. 

Forensic psychology is one of the most in-demand job fields with anticipated job growth of nearly 12 percent through 2026*. Recognized as a national leader in forensic psychology education, Roger Williams University provides a comprehensive, applied program for students who wish to become licensed mental health counselors or go on for further study in a PsyD program. The program can be completed in just two years and has placed students in some of the most competitive PsyD programs in the country and in coveted careers.

M.A. Forensic Mental Health Counseling

The Master of Arts in Forensic Mental Health Counseling provides students with 60 credits of coursework spanning 48 credit hours of classroom-based, interactive learning and 12 credit hours of clinical field work. The program is designed to prepare students to be eligible for future licensure as a mental health counselor (LMHC) or similar credential. Students also use the program as a pathway to PsyD programs.

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* Source: Burning Glass Technologies, 10/28/18

Rebekah Snyder class of 16 - victim advocate

Rebekah Snyder '16, victim advocate in the Michigan attorney general’s office who supported 156 of the women who delivered searing, poignant victim impact statements in the trial of disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, can easily trace how Roger Williams University prepared her for that work.

That's because while she was here, Snyder learned key skills and had defining experiences that gave her the skills and drive she needed to work with the women testifying against Nassar.

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