Forensic Nursing Schools In Alabama

Forensic Nursing classes faculty can choose to work at one of 38 accredited forensic nursing schools in Alabama. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forensic nursing in the state of Alabama, which encompasses forensic nursing training at the following levels:

  • Forensic Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Masters degree in Forensic Nursing
  • PhD degree in Forensic Nursing


Schools

  1. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Alabama in Huntsville

    301 Sparkman Dr, Huntsville, Alabama 35899

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. The University of Alabama

    739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Central Alabama Community College

    1675 Cherokee Rd, Alexander City, Alabama 35010

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Auburn University at Montgomery

    7440 East Drive, Montgomery, Alabama 36117-3596

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Chattahoochee Valley Community College

    2602 College Drive, Phenix City, Alabama 36869

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. James H Faulkner State Community College

    1900 US Hwy 31 S, Bay Minette, Alabama 36507-2698

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Gadsden State Community College

    1001 George Wallace Dr, Gadsden, Alabama 35903

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. George C Wallace Community College-Dothan

    1141 Wallace Drive, Dothan, Alabama 36303-9234

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville

    801 Main St NW, Hanceville, Alabama 35077-2000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. George C Wallace State Community College-Selma

    3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway, Selma, Alabama 36703-2808

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Herzing University in Birmingham

    280 West Valley Ave, Birmingham, Alabama 35209

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Jacksonville State University

    700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Jefferson Davis Community College

    220 Alco Dr, Brewton, Alabama 36426

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Jefferson State Community College

    2601 Carson Rd, Birmingham, Alabama 35215-3098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. John C Calhoun State Community College

    6250 U S Highway 31 N, Tanner, Alabama 35671

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus

    3060 Wilson Rd SW, Birmingham, Alabama 35221-1717

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. University of West Alabama

    Station One, Livingston, Alabama 35470

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Lurleen B Wallace Community College

    1000 Dannelly Blvd., Andalusia, Alabama 36420-1418

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. University of Mobile

    5735 College Parkway Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36613-2842

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals

    800 George Wallace Blvd, Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. University of North Alabama

    One Harrison Plaza, Florence, Alabama 35632-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. Northeast Alabama Community College

    138 Highway 35, Rainsville, Alabama 35986

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. Oakwood University

    7000 Adventist Blvd NW, Huntsville, Alabama 35896

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. Alabama Southern Community College

    2800 South Alabama Avenue, Monroeville, Alabama 36460

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. Bishop State Community College

    351 North Broad Street, Mobile, Alabama 36603-5898

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. Samford University

    800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. Shelton State Community College

    9500 Old Greensboro Rd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405-8522

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  30. Snead State Community College

    220 North Walnut Street, Boaz, Alabama 35957-0734

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  31. University of South Alabama

    307 N University Blvd, Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  32. Spring Hill College

    4000 Dauphin St, Mobile, Alabama 36608-1791

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  33. Stillman College

    3601 Stillman Boulevard, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35403

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  34. Troy University

    University Avenue, Troy, Alabama 36082-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  35. Tuskegee University

    Kresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088-1920

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  36. Bevill State Community College

    1411 Indiana Avenue, Jasper, Alabama 35501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  37. Southern Union State Community College

    750 Roberts St, Wadley, Alabama 36276

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  38. Virginia College-Montgomery

    6200 Atlanta Highway, Montgomery, Alabama 36117-2800

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Forensic Nursing Employment

Alabama 2,160
National 314,380

Of all of the forensic nursing professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Alabama state.

Employment Growth for Forensic nursing professionals In Alabama

3,200 3,260 2,550 2,280 2,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, forensic nursing is a shrinking field. 1,040 less forensic nursing professionals were working in Alabama in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alabama, this field has shrunk by 32% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for forensic nursing professionals which shows a 10% increase in the number of forensic nursing professionals working around the nation.

Forensic Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$79,635 $77,480 $80,480 $67,675 $89,420
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of forensic nursing professionals is declining, the salaries paid to forensic nursing professionals are increasing in Alabama. The mean salary for forensic nursing professionals in 2006 was $79,635 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $89,420 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$52,570
25th percentile
$66,220
50th percentile
$82,250
75th percentile
$106,510
90th percentile
$135,370

Thus, forensic nursing professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 158% pay differential between the highest paid forensic nursing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of forensic nursing in Alabama.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Alabama

BSN
$57,850
Forensic Nursing
$89,420
Forensic Science
$54,050

In Alabama, forensic nursing professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
25
bachelor
15
master
10
doctor
1
Certificate
2
Total53

A majority of these graduates, or 47%, graduated with a associate's degree in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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