Forensic Psychology Schools In Massachusetts

Forensic Psychology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited forensic psychology schools in Massachusetts. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forensic psychology academic community in Massachusetts, and the future trends in forensic psychology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Forensic Psychology
  • Masters degree in Forensic Psychology


  1. American International College

    1000 State Street, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Mount Ida College

    777 Dedham Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02459

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Forensic Psychology Employment

Massachusetts 4,580
National 111,390

Approximately 4% of the country's forensic psychology professionals work in Massachusetts state.

Employment Growth for Forensic psychology professionals In Massachusetts

4,550 4,390 4,760 4,760 4,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of forensic psychology professionals is growing in Massachusetts. There were 30 more forensic psychology professionals working in Massachusetts in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of forensic psychology has grown by 1% in Massachusetts. This is slower than the trend for forensic psychology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of forensic psychology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Forensic Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Massachusetts

$64,090 $68,610 $74,125 $76,840 $77,910
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by forensic psychology professionals is increasing in Massachusetts. In 2006 forensic psychology professionals made a mean salary of $64,090 per year, and in 2010 they made $77,910 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic psychology professionals in Massachusetts

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a growth in salaries of 18%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Massachusetts state, within the field of forensic psychology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forensic psychology professionals earn 186% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forensic psychology professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Clinical Psychology
Criminal Justice
Forensic Psychology

In Massachusetts, forensic psychology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Forensic Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Massachusetts


As the number of forensic psychology professionals is increasing in Massachusetts state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited forensic psychology schools in Massachusetts state is decreasing. In 2006, 19 students graduated from forensic psychology courses in Massachusetts. And in 2010, 12 students graduated.

This represents a 37% decrease in the number of forensic psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Massachusetts state. 50% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in forensic psychology.

Forensic Psychology Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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The number of forensic psychology faculty, growth in the field of forensic psychology academia and forensic psychology faculty salaries in Massachusetts, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching forensic psychology courses to students at the bachelors degree in forensic psychology, and masters degree in forensic psychology levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of forensic psychology in Massachusetts. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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