PhD in Psychology, Public Policy and Law Overview
The Doctor of Philosophy, Psychology, Public Policy, and Law is designed for public and private health and safety professionals who have earned a Master’s degree and who want to enhance their skillset and advance their careers or consultancies.
The doctorate provides opportunity to deep dive into the psychology of violence and of the laws related to it in a variety of contexts - such as criminal justice systems, social services, security, and media - in national and international contexts.
Graduates serve as law enforcement and security executives and consultants, forensic program developers and evaluators, forensic linguists, trial consultants, risk management specialists, civil investigators, and mitigation specialists.
Get the information you need, see the latest admission requirements for your program, and start your Alliant experience.
Program Campus Locations
The PhD in Psychology, Public Policy and Law is offered online with two weekend residencies. Explore our programs below.
At Alliant, our mission is to prepare students for professional careers of service and leadership and promote the discovery and application of knowledge to improve the lives of people in diverse cultures and communities around the world. Our Vision is an inclusive world empowered by Alliant alumni.
The California School of Forensic Studies is dedicated to graduating rigorously educated and trained professionals who impact society, public opinion, and policy by applying science in the service of preventing, investigating, and mitigating conflict and violence.