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Forensic Nursing Degree Directory

Welcome to the forensic nursing degree directory here on the All About Forensic Science website. Below you will find a selection of schools, colleges and Universtites that offer forensic nursing programs and forensic nursing education and training.


Boston College, Chestnt Hill, MA


Clinical Nurse Specialist in Forensics (Masters)

In their work nurses often encounter individuals who are victims of violence. What skills do you need to meet the needs of these individuals? The forensic nursing specialty will help you answer this question, while preparing you to provide primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention of violence, crime, and traumatic injury, as well as leadership and administration of forensic nursing. You will be involved in advancing forensic nursing science, developing policy, influencing legislation and collaborating with other healthcare, social services, and criminal justice system professionals to enhance the care of victims and perpetrators of violence. You will gain a deeper understanding of the cultural, racial, and ethnic context of violence.

Upon completion of this forensic nursing degree program, you will be prepared to provide direct services to individual clients and families, provide consultation services, collect evidence from perpetrators and survivors of violent crime, and testify in court as a fact witness and evidence witness.

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Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH


Master of Science in Nursing: Forensic Nursing Track

Students working towards a graduate certificate in forensic nursing obtain credits on such modules as issues in forensic nursing and interpersonal violence. This forensic nursing specialization also involves a forensic nursing practicum and forensic nursing seminar.

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Duquesne University, Pittsburgh


Master of Science in Nursing With A Concentration in Forensic Nursing

This online Master of Science in Nursing degree, with a concentration in forensic nursing, prepares graduates for a wide variety of specialty areas, such as sexual assault nurse, nurse coroner, nurse investigator, forensic psychiatric nurse, forensic correctional or institutional nurse, clinical nurse specialist, legal nurse consultant or expert witness, among others.

This forensic nursing degree program operates in collaboration with the Duquesne University School of Law's Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law.

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Fitchburg State College, MA


Master of Science in Forensic Nursing

The Master of Science in Nursing program is designed for registered nurses who wish to pursue advanced clinical practice in Forensic Nursing. Fitchburg State College offers both a master’s degree (36/37 credits) for nurses who have bachelor’s degrees in nursing, and a certificate program (21 credits) for nurses who already hold master’s degrees in nursing. The program is part-time, with six or seven credits taken per semester. Students develop their clinical learning objectives in relation to program outcomes. Graduates are prepared to contribute to the development of nursing science and the improvement of health care, and to pursue doctoral study.

Forensic nurses apply the forensic aspects of health care in providing direct services to individual clients, as well as consultation services to nursing, medical, and law-related agencies. They are called upon to provide expert court testimony in cases dealing with forensic trauma and/or questioned death investigative processes, adequacy of services delivered and specialized diagnoses of specific conditions as related to nursing.

Career opportunities for graduates exist in legal emergency health services, schools, correctional facilities, community health agencies, law enforcement agencies and in the treatment of perpetrators. Forensic nurses may also pursue careers as legal nurse consultants, forensic psychiatric nurses, sexual assault nurses and child/domestic abuse advocates.

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Monmouth University, New Jersey


Graduate Certificate in Forensic Nursing

Students working towards a graduate certificate in forensic nursing obtain credits on such modules as issues in forensic nursing and interpersonal violence. This forensic nursing specialization also involves a forensic nursing practicum and forensic nursing seminar.

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Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH


Master of Science in Nursing: Forensic Nursing concentration

Forensic nursing is the application of the science and art of nursing to both criminal and civil investigations and legal matters. Forensic nurses provide care to victims/perpetrators of trauma and/or death due to criminal acts or traumatic events.

In this forensic nursing degree program students will acquire the in-depth knowledge and skill that interfaces nursing with the law, forensic science, law enforcement, mental health, and the health care and judicial systems.

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