Forensic Psychologist

Ananya Green.

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What is a Forensic Psychologist?

They evaluate criminals to learn what their mindset and motives were at the time of an offense.

What is their duties?

They make work with law enforcement agencies to develop psychological profiles of suspects, negotiate, in crises such as hostage situations, administrator polygraph tests and evaluate the testimonies of eyewitnesses.

What do you need in order to have this job?

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree in psychology
  • Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) recommended
  • Certification in forensic psychology

How much do Forensic Psychologists make?

Their expected salary is 59,440 a year.