Forensic Nursing Schools In Iowa

There are 33 accredited forensic nursing schools in Iowa for faculty who teach forensic nursing classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forensic nursing in the state of Iowa, 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


Schools

  1. Allen College

    1990 Heath St, Waterloo, Iowa 50703-1999

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  2. Briar Cliff University

    3303 Rebecca St, Sioux City, Iowa 51104

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  3. Clarke University

    1550 Clarke Dr, Dubuque, Iowa 52001-3198

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  4. Coe College

    1220 First Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402-5092

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  5. Des Moines Area Community College

    2006 Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, Iowa 50023-3993

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  6. Dordt College

    498 4th Ave NE, Sioux Center, Iowa 51250-1697

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  7. Ellsworth Community College

    1100 College Ave, Iowa Falls, Iowa 50126

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  8. Eastern Iowa Community College District

    306 W River Dr, Davenport, Iowa 52801-1221

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  9. Graceland University-Lamoni

    1 University Place, Lamoni, Iowa 50140

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  10. Grand View University

    1200 Grandview Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50316

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  11. Hawkeye Community College

    1501 E Orange Rd, Waterloo, Iowa 50701

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  12. Indian Hills Community College

    525 Grandview, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

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  13. Iowa Central Community College

    One Triton Circle, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

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  14. Iowa Lakes Community College

    19 S 7th St, Estherville, Iowa 51334-2295

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  15. Iowa Wesleyan College

    601 N Main Street, Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641

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  16. Iowa Western Community College

    2700 College Rd, Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503-1057

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  17. University of Iowa

    101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316

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  18. Kirkwood Community College

    6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406-2068

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  19. Luther College

    700 College Drive, Decorah, Iowa 52101-1045

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  20. Marshalltown Community College

    3700 S Center St, Marshalltown, Iowa 50158

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  21. Mercy College of Health Sciences

    928 Sixth Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1239

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  22. Morningside College

    1501 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51106-1751

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  23. Mount Mercy University

    1330 Elmhurst Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402-4797

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  24. North Iowa Area Community College

    500 College Dr, Mason City, Iowa 50401

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  25. Northwestern College in Orange City

    101 Seventh St SW, Orange City, Iowa 51041

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  26. Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar

    1625 Hwy 150, Calmar, Iowa 52132-0400

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  27. Northwest Iowa Community College

    603 W Park St, Sheldon, Iowa 51201

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  28. Saint Ambrose University

    518 W Locust St, Davenport, Iowa 52803-2898

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  29. St Luke's College

    2720 Stone Park Blvd, Sioux City, Iowa 51104-0263

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  30. Southeastern Community College in West Burlington

    1500 West Agency Road, West Burlington, Iowa 52655-0180

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  31. Southwestern Community College in Creston

    1501 W. Townline Street, Creston, Iowa 50801

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  32. Upper Iowa University

    605 Washington St, Fayette, Iowa 52142-1857

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  33. Western Iowa Tech Community College

    4647 Stone Ave, Sioux City, Iowa 51102-5199

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Forensic Nursing Employment

Iowa 4,070
National 314,380

Of all of the forensic nursing professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Iowa.

Employment Growth for Forensic nursing professionals In Iowa

4,660 4,460 4,180 4,080 4,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Iowa, forensic nursing is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 590 less forensic nursing professionals working in Iowa than there were in 2006. Thus, in Iowa, this field has shrunk by 13% in four years. This is faster than the trend for forensic nursing professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of forensic nursing professionals has grown by 10% between 2006 and 2010.

Forensic Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$82,215 $85,805 $76,525 $81,755 $75,465
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Iowa, as the number of forensic nursing professionals is declining, the salaries earned by forensic nursing professionals are decreasing. The mean salary for forensic nursing professionals in 2006 was $82,215 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $75,465 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$43,555
25th percentile
$52,840
50th percentile
$66,905
75th percentile
$86,410
90th percentile
$108,965

This represents a decline in salaries of 9%. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. There is a 150% 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 Iowa.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Iowa

BSN
$51,970
Forensic Nursing
$75,465
Forensic Science
$57,740

Forensic nursing professionals in Iowa earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
18
bachelor
16
master
4
doctor
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Certificate
6
Total44

A majority of these graduates, or 41%, graduated with a associate's degree in forensic nursing.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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