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Doctoral Programs in Psychology and Law

Doctoral programs are the most prominent educational path for training scholars in psychology and law, providing training for many students interested in the core areas of these disciplines. There are a variety of training models aimed at educating students in both disciplines, but there is lack of agreement about the best model. However, recommendations have been made for the core objectives that should be present in any doctoral program. Regardless of the training model, there are a variety of employment opportunities available for graduates of these select programs, and students applying to them should be aware that admission can be very competitive.

Psychology and law is one of the fastest growing areas in all of psychology. This tremendous growth is obvious in the continued expansion of ...

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