Forensic Nursing Schools In Connecticut

In Connecticut, there are 20 accredited schools where forensic nursing classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forensic nursing academic community in Connecticut, and the future trends in 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. Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing

    200 Mill Hill Ave, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06610

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  2. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

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  3. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Goodwin College

    One Riverside Drive, East Hartford, Connecticut 06118

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  5. Fairfield University

    1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824-5195

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  6. Capital Community College

    950 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

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  7. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  8. Housatonic Community College

    900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-4704

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  9. Naugatuck Valley Community College

    750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708-3089

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  10. Three Rivers Community College in Norwich

    574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, Connecticut 06360

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  11. Norwalk Community College

    188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854

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  12. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

    Park Pl E, Winsted, Connecticut 06098

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  13. Quinnipiac University

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

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  14. Sacred Heart University

    5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000

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  15. Saint Joseph College

    1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-2764

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  16. Gateway Community College in New Haven

    60 Sargent Dr, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

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  17. St Vincent's College

    2800 Main St, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606-4201

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  18. Southern Connecticut State University

    501 Crescent Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06515-1355

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  19. Western Connecticut State University

    181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826

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  20. Yale University

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Forensic Nursing Employment

Connecticut 4,880
National 314,380

Of all of the forensic nursing professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Forensic nursing professionals In Connecticut

4,320 4,590 4,770 4,790 4,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Connecticut, forensic nursing is a growing field. In 2010 there were 560 more forensic nursing professionals working in Connecticut than there were in 2006. Thus, in Connecticut, this field has grown by 13% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of forensic nursing professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of forensic nursing professionals has grown by 10% from 2006 to 2010.

Forensic Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$94,835 $87,525 $93,405 $95,450 $100,935
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Connecticut, as the number of forensic nursing professionals is growing, the salaries earned by forensic nursing professionals are increasing. The mean salary for forensic nursing professionals in 2006 was $94,835 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $100,935 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$59,115
25th percentile
$71,525
50th percentile
$88,250
75th percentile
$113,035
90th percentile
$137,820

Thus, forensic nursing professionals' salaries grew by 6% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of forensic nursing, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid forensic nursing professionals earning 133% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Connecticut state.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Connecticut

BSN
$73,860
Forensic Nursing
$100,935
Forensic Science
$67,570

In Connecticut, 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 Connecticut

associate
9
bachelor
10
master
4
doctor
1
Certificate
3
Total27

A majority of these graduates, or 37%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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