MS Criminal Justice Forensic

Forensic Psychophysiology Program from the National Center for Credibility Assessment

Completion of the Forensic Psychophysiology Program from the National Center for Credibility Assessment equates to 9 graduate credits of electives in the UW-Platteville Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program, under the following stipulations:

  1. These credits are acceptable only under the Credit For Life Experience Policy at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

  2. The Forensic Psychophysiology Program offered at the Department of Defense Polygraph Institute must be completed prior to being admitted to the Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program. The program must be dated no more than three years from the date the individual submits his/her application for admission.

  3. The individual must meet all admission requirements of the UW-Platteville Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program.

  4. Only these listed courses are acceptable to obtain credit for life experience.

Curriculum: (Core Requirements = 26 Semester Hours)
PHY 501 Physiology of Forensic Psychophysiology 4 credits
PHY 501 Psychology of Forensic Psychophysiology 3 credits
PDD 501 Interview Techniques 4 credits
PDD 502 Forensic Psychophysiology Analysis I 2 credits
PDD 503 Forensic Psychophysiology Analysis II 2 credits
PDD 504 Forensic Psychophysiology Methods I 2 credits
PDD 505 Forensic Psychophysiology Methods II 2 credits
PDD 506 Forensic Psychophysiology Laboratory 4 credits
PDD 507 Field Familiarization Lab 1 credit
LAW 501 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Forensic Psychophysiology 1 credit
RES 501 Research Theories/Issues in Forensic Psychophysiology 1 credit
PDD 600 Forensic Psychophysiology Internship 3 credits

5.  Completion of the Forensic Psychophysiology Program equates to 9 graduate credits of electives in the UW-Platteville Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program in the following manner.

                  CRIMINAL JUSTICE ELECTIVES: Totaling 9 graduate credits

6.  The number of credits granted for life experience combined with transfer credits will not exceed 50% of credits required by the degree.

Note: To receive credit you must submit the Credit for Life Experience Request Form* and an official copy of our transcripts/certification from the Department of Defense.

*The above form allows you to type in the information using your Acrobat Reader. You can then print the document and mail it to our office. 

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