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Forensic Psychology Schools In Minnesota

Minnesota has is only one accredited forensic psychology school where forensic psychology faculty who teach forensic psychology classes can find employment. The trends in Minnesota's forensic psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in forensic psychology includes forensic psychology training at the forensic psychology masters degree level.


  1. Walden University

    155 Fifth Ave S, Suite 100, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Minnesota Vs. National Forensic Psychology Employment

Minnesota 2,720
National 111,390

Of all of the forensic psychology professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Minnesota.

Employment Growth for Forensic psychology professionals In Minnesota

3,040 2,870 2,640 2,560 2,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Forensic Psychology is a shrinking field in Minnesota. In Minnesota, 320 less forensic psychology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 11% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the change in the number of forensic psychology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of forensic psychology professionals has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Forensic Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Minnesota

$64,490 $65,040 $64,845 $67,790 $68,100
$45,649 $48,094 $49,813 $50,330 $51,158
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to forensic psychology professionals are growing in Minnesota. The mean salary for forensic psychology professionals in 2006 was $64,490 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $68,100 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic psychology professionals in Minnesota

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25th percentile
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This represents a 5% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of forensic psychology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid forensic psychology professionals earning 163% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Minnesota state.

Average Salaries for Forensic psychology professionals and related professions in Minnesota

Clinical Psychology
Criminal Justice
Forensic Psychology

In Minnesota, 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 Minnesota


As the number of forensic psychology professionals is decreasing in Minnesota state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited forensic psychology school in Minnesota state is decreasing. In 2006, 3 students graduated from forensic psychology courses in Minnesota. And in 2010, 2 students graduated.

This represents a 33% decrease in the number of forensic psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Minnesota state. 100% of these graduates received a master's degree in forensic psychology.

Forensic Psychology Faculty Salaries in Minnesota

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