Forensic Mental Health, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Offered in a convenient online format, this post-baccalaureate certificate focuses on the relationship between the mental health system and the law.

In addition to the College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Admission Requirements, applicants must:

  • Submit the results of the Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal
  • Submit three letters of recommendation
  • Complete an admission interview with a faculty member
  • Submit a written response to questions provided by the Office of Admissions

Program Details:

  • Requires 15 SH for completion
  • All courses must be taken at NLU
  • Requires a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Requires a grade of “B” or better in all courses in the program

Required Courses

HSC535Introduction to Forensic Mental Health

HSC536Clinical Forensic Interviewing and Diagnosis

HSC537Evaluation and Treatment of the Juvenile and Adult Offender

HSC538Forensic Mental Health and the Law

HSC539Forensic Mental Health Capstone Project